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Filing Fees - Corporate Amendments

The following table shows the fees charged by each state for filing a Corporate Amendments application. Please note that, due to retaliatory statutes, the ultimate amount of fees in any state may be more than the amount indicated below. A link to the application instructions for Corporate Amendment Application Section I-VIII and IX-XIII (if applicable), Filing Requirement Item 2.

Updates to the information will be noted with a " * " next to the state name and edits will be italicized and bolded.
Last Update: 02/07/20

State Filing Fees
AL

$25 check made payable to the Commissioner of Insurance
$500 fee for Adding a Line of Business
$25 fee for filing amended By-Laws
$25 fee for filing amended Articles of Incorporation

Checks made payable to the Commissioner of Insurance

AK

Issuance of Certificate of Authority due to amendment – $100
Filing Articles of Incorporation due to amendment – $100.
Filing of Bylaws due to amendment – $100.

Division of Insurance State of Alaska
P. O. Box 110805
Juneau, AK 99811-0805

AZ Amended Certificate of Authority fee - $195.00 ($225.00 if filing amended bylaws).
Make check payable to the Arizona Department of Insurance.
Articles for name change/redomestications - $175.00.
Make payment to and file with the Arizona Corporation Commission. http://ecorp.azcc.gov.
Articles for other types of changes - $25.00.
Make payment to and file with the Arizona Corporation Commission. http://ecorp.azcc.gov.
AR Change of Home Office City and/or State that is listed on their Certificate of Authority $500
Filing amended Articles of Incorporation only $100
Filing amended By-Laws only $50
Certificate of Authority Amendment - Name Change $500 – This fee includes the filing fee for amended Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, that are associated with this type of amendment.
Addition/Deletion of Line of Business – $500
Filing of Form E (pre-acquisition) re: merger/acquisition - $100
CA

Filing fees are $150 for each corporate amendment change. Insurance Code §705.
Filing Articles of Incorporation due to amendment – $79 unless otherwise specified
Filing Amended Bylaws due to amendment - $79 unless otherwise specified
For Merger of two or more Foreign Insurers, the filing fee is $6,985
Adding Lines of Business $150 per class
Deleting Lines of Business $150
Name Change $150 and Name Approval/Reservation Required - $150
Redomestication $150 ***to and from CA $150 + $6,985

CO None
CT $200 subject to retaliation. Do not prepay. Department will invoice the Company for the fee.
DE

Refer to 18 Del. C. § 701
$150 to add or delete lines of business
$150 issuance fee for new Certificate of Authority (Name Change, Statutory Address Change, Redomestication of Foreign Insurer)
$10 filing amended Articles of Incorporation
$10 filing amended by-laws
Fees are subject to retaliatory provision.
Make checks payable to Delaware Department of Insurance 1351 West North Street, Dover, DE 19804. 

DC

$500 payable to District of Columbia Treasurer

Mail Fees To:
c/o DC Treasurer 
PO Box 92180
Washington, DC 20092                                                                           

Mail Correspondence Only To:
Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation
1050 First Street, NE, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20002

FL $5.00 Filing Fee
Make checks payable and mail directly to:
Department of Financial Services
P.O. Box 6100
Tallahassee, Florida 32314-6100

Applicants are required to include the following codes on each check:
$5 Filing Fee Codes:
TY/CL-11/41
F/T-W

GA

Please see requirements at: https://www.oci.ga.gov/Insurers/FeeTaxDepositRequirements.aspx

HI None
ID None
IL

Admissions Fee $5,000
Certificate of Authority $400
Amended Certificate of Authority $50
Amended Bylaws $50
Amended Articles of Incorporation $200
See Corporate Amendments Matrix for additional fees.

IN

See Schedule of Fees at http://www.in.gov/idoi/2328.htm

IA $50 for filing amended articles or retaliatory fee, whichever is greater. $25 for Certificate of Authority or retaliatory fee, whichever is greater, for a total of $75 or retaliatory.
KS All fees are retaliatory. Fees should be reported on Retaliatory Summary Sheet with the annual premium tax filing and any amount due will be calculated and paid at that time.
KY

Amending Certificate of Authority $50
Amending Articles of Incorporation (if applicable) $50
Amending Bylaws (if applicable) $50

Check payable to Kentucky State Treasurer

LA

$0 to add lines of insurance. Filing of policy forms (forms must be submitted with application to add a line and a name change endorsement must be included with an application for change of name)
$100 - per product
$20 - to adopt a reference or item filing of advisory organization form reference filing.
$25 - for filing of property and casualty insurance policy endorsements.
$25 – Recordation of Amendments to Articles of Incorporation

ME

All fees (except for Secretary of State) are retaliatory per Title 24-A §428.
$25 for name reservation (see State Specific requirements)
$25 for amended bylaws, if applicable
$25 for amended Articles of Incorporation, if applicable
$10 for new Certificate of Authority (not necessary for redomestications since Maine does not reissue a COA)
$70 filing fee Payable to: Secretary of State for applicable redomestications (see State Specific requirements for applicability and further details)
All checks (Other than for Redomestication) should be made payable to: Treasurer, State of Maine

MD

There is no fee for a name change. If the By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation changed, there is a $10 fee for each document. Per Section 6-303, fees are subject to retaliatory tax.

Victoria Claros
Director of Company Licensing
(410) 468-2134
Victoria.claros@maryland.gov

MA

Fees Charged for Various License Amendments in Massachusetts

1.) The fees required to add line (s) of business would be $1,065.00.  This fee includes the following two components:
      $1,000.00 examination fee
      $65.00 amended articles filing fee

If the license amendment were approved, an amended company license fee of $250.00 or $279.00 would be required. The amended license fee varies based on the lines of authority on the license. Those companies that do not have license designation 51 or 54 (extension of authority) are charged $250.00. Those companies that are licensed for designation 51 or 54 (extension of authority) are charged $279.00.

2.) The fee required for deleting line (s) of business would be either $250.00 or $279.00 depending on whether or not the company is licensed for designation 51 or 54 (extension of authority). This is the fee for issuing an amended company license.

3.) The fee required for a foreign company name change fee would be either $315.00 or $344.00 depending on whether or not the company is licensed for designation 51 or 54 (extension of authority). This fee includes the following two components:
      $250.00 or $279.00 amended company license fee
      $65.00 amended articles filing fee

4.) The fee required to file a redomestication for foreign insurers would be $ 65.00. This fee represents the $ 65.00 amended articles filing fee.

A separate amended articles fee would be charged by the Secretary of State for domestic companies when a name change occurs.

At this time there is no filing fee for address changes.

MI Retaliatory fees charged pursuant to Section 500.476a.
MN No fees for corporate amendments themselves, however, filing articles/amendments are $100 and filing bylaws/amendments is $75.
MS License Amendment - $25
Endorsements - LH&A $10, P&C $15

$50 for each:
Amended/Restated Articles of Incorporation
Amended/Restated By-Laws
Articles of Redomestication
Assumption Reinsurance Agreement
Financial Information
Certificate of Compliance/Authority
Certificate of Deposit
Change of Control Approval Order
Merger Agreement
Service of Legal Process Appointment

MO $150 per corporate amendment
MT None
NE

§44-114 Amended Certificate of Authority – $100
§44-114 Amended Articles of Incorporation – $20
§44-114 Merger Filing Fee – $50
§44-150 Subject to retaliation

NV Please see Amendment Filing Fees Checklist on our website.
NH

$25 – add lines of business
$25 – name change
$25 – delete lines of business
$25 – redomestication of a foreign insurer
$25 – merger of two or more foreign insurers
$1000 – change of control of foreign insurers
$25 – amended Articles of Incorporation – domestic
$35 – amended Articles of Incorporation - foreign

All fees are retaliatory and non-refundable

NJ

Non-Life/Health: $500 for adding a line of business
Life/Health: None

NM

Amended Certificate of Authority – $200
Amended Articles of Incorporation – $10
Amended By-Law – $10
Articles of Merger – $10

NY $10 for filing amendments to a charter of domestic insurance corporations. 
NC None
ND

Amended Certificate of Authority – $50 or Retaliatory Fee
Amended Articles of Incorporation – $25 or Retaliatory Fee
Amended Bylaws – Retaliatory Fee
Service of Process Form – Retaliatory Fee
Filing Merger Agreement – $30 or Retaliatory Fee

OH There is no fee due with the filing. After an amended Certificate of Authority is sent to the Company, the Company is billed $5 for an amended Authority.
*OK

Amended Charter documents, Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws (filed electronically through the NAIC) larger of $50 each or retaliatory amount if greater. Filing fees should be mailed to the Oklahoma Insurance Department with a cover letter identifying the company name, NAIC CoCode, application tracking number, and a detailed explanation for any additional paperwork/check mailed to the Department. Check should be payable to the Oklahoma Insurance Department and should be mailed to Oklahoma Insurance Department, Financial Division, 400 NE 50th Street, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105.

Service of Process Amendment $10 – Address and send separately to the attention of the Legal Division

OR None
PA

Dependent upon the type of Certificate of Authority amendment. Please see requirements at Filing Fees on : http://www.insurance.pa.gov/Companies/DoingBusiness/Pages/Filing%20Fees.aspx

Checks should be made payable to the “Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” and should be mailed to: Pennsylvania Insurance Department, Company Licensing Division, 1345 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA  17120.

PR None.
RI

Filing amended By-Laws    $4.00
Filing amended Articles of Incorporation    $4.00
Issuing and amended Certificate of Authority    $4.00
Filing merger agreement    $4.00

Note:  Pursuant to RIGL §27-2-17(a), foreign company fees are retaliatory if the company’s state of domicile would charge a Rhode Island insurance company a higher fee for a like transaction.

Checks should be made payable to “General Treasurer – State of Rhode Island,” and should be mailed to the Insurance Division

SC Strictly retaliatory except for adding a line of authority, which is $400.00 for each line of business to be added. 
SD

Name Change - $25.00 or Retaliatory
Amended Articles (if applies) - $10.00 or Retaliatory
Amended Bylaws (if applies) - $5.00 or Retaliatory
Change of Domicile - $25.00 or Retaliatory
Add or Delete Line of Business - $25.00 or Retaliatory
Merger - No fee
ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO RETALIATORY LAW

TN

$90.00 amendment to Certificate of Authority Fee
ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO RETALIATORY LAW

TX

(1) If amending the Certificate of Authority without an amendment or restatement of the Articles of Incorporation – $50*
(2) If amending the Articles of Incorporation – $125.00
(3) If restating the Articles of Incorporation  - $250.00
(4) Merger Filings – $750
*Do not pay for an amended certificate of authority if filing amended or restated Articles of Incorporation.

UT

$250 to amend Certificate of Authority via UCAA electronic filing or $275 to amend Certificate of Authority via UCAA non-electronic filing.
Fees not subject to retaliation.

VT Vermont fees are retaliatory. Please submit with application. 
VA The Bureau of Insurance does not impose a filing fee. Items filed with the Clerk’s Office of the Virginia State Corporation Commission may incur a filing fee.
*WA

Amended Certificate of Authority – $25 fee and must return original certificate of authority. This includes name changes, redomestications, change of statutory home address from one city or state to another city or state, and additions or deletions of lines of business.
Amended Articles of Incorporation – $10 filing fee
Amended Bylaws – No fee
Service of Process Submissions – $5 filing fee

WV

W. Va. Code §33-3-13 – Amended Certificate of Authority – $200
W. Va. Code §33-3-13 – Amended Articles of Incorporation – $50
W. Va. Code §33-3-13 – Amended By-Laws – $50
W. Va. Code §33-3-13 – Filing of any additional paper required by law – $1
W. Va. Code §33-3-16 – All fees subject to retaliation

WI §601.31, WI Statute
WY

Service for Process fee $10
$15 for the amendment to the Certificate of Authority.
$10 – Amend Articles of Incorporation
$10 – Amend ByLaws
Fees subject to retaliation.

 

 

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