Designated responsible licensed person (DRLP)

This person is affiliated with a business entity (BE) license and is responsible for making sure the BE license complies with the laws and rules of Washington state.

See RCW 48.17.090, RCW 48.17.173 and WAC 284-17-603 (

DRLP license status affects BE license status

BE licenses can't be renewed without naming an actively licensed DRLP.

If a DRLP license becomes inactive, the BE must name another DRLP within 30 days or the BE license will be canceled.

BEs can update their DRLP on their renewal application. For DRLP updates occurring outside a BE license-renewal period, please contact us.

Transacting travel business

BEs transacting travel insurance business must:

  1. Have a producer license with the travel line of authority, and
  2. Appoint a DRLP that holds the travel line of authority on their individual license.

See also

Need more help?