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    • Tuesday, July 25, 2023

      OIC – Email & Mail Communication Changes – Action Required

      Effective July 1, 2023 Washington State Legislature recently passed HB 1266, which affects communications between the OIC and every insurance producer, title insurance agent, adjuster, surplus line broker and any other person licensed under Chapter 27. Click on the June 26, 2023 Bulletin for more information.

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    • Monday, June 19, 2023

      OIC Notice: Changes to Pre-Licensing Education for Producers

      Washington state adopted House Bill 1061 during the 2023 legislative session. This bill eliminates the requirement for Washington residents to complete pre-licensing education before taking an insurance exam. This bill goes into effect on Sunday, July 23, 2023. Click here to view OIC eMail.

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    • Wednesday, December 18, 2019

      New Minimum Qualifying Amounts for Exempt Commercial Purchaser Effective January 1, 2020

      Click here to view new minimum qualifying amounts for Exempt Commercial Purchaser categories.

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    • Tuesday, June 12, 2018

      FYI: Technical Assistance Advisory 2018-01

      The insurance commissioner recently published Technical Assistance Advisory 2018-01, Implementation Credits as Illegal Inducement or Rebate.  The advisory applies to all insurance companies and other regulated entities that conduct business in Washington state.

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