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Certification and clearance letters

We no longer issue certification letters or clearance letters

Effective March 1, 2022, the Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner no longer issues certification or clearance letters for licensees. 

What is a letter of certification?

A letter of certification is an official document generated by our office confirming the status and history of an insurance license. Prior to March 1, 2022, our office would generate letters of certification only for resident licensees. Our office no longer issues letters of certification. 

What is a clearance letter?

Prior to March 1, 2022, our office would issue letters of clearance for resident licensees who were planning on moving away from Washington state. These letters summarized a licensee's Washington license history for their new home state. Our office no longer issues letters of clearance.