What are the special requirements for insurance companies prior to registering as a domestic / foreign LLCs or for-profit corporations?
Insurance companies that operate as limited liability companies or for-profit corporations need to acquire insurance license from DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) prior to requesting certificate of registration / organization or certificate of authority / incorporation. Insurance companies are the entities that have “insurance” as a part of its purpose or name. Proof of license should be included when registering with Corporations Division. For insurance license verification, please, use the following link: Database of DC Licensed Insurance Companies DC Department of Insurance contact information visit disb.dc.gov or phone (202) 727-8000.