A surplus line broker sells insurance products for insurance carriers that are not admitted in Washington state. See RCW 48.15.070 (leg.wa.gov).
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To obtain a surplus line license:
- Hold an active producer license with the property and casualty lines of authority,
- Schedule and pass your exam (www.psiexams.com), and
- Apply for your license online.
Have your exam score report ready; you'll need to attach it electronically or mail it in.
Surplus line policy data must be submitted to the Surplus Line Association of Washington on a monthly basis:
1. Become a member of the Surplus Line Association of Washington (www.surpluslines.org).
2. Submit surplus line policy data to the Surplus Line Association of Washington (www.surpluslines.org).