The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Title 18, United States Code §§ 1033 and 1034, became effective September 13, 1994. In part, the Act requires you to obtain permission from the director of insurance to engage in the business of insurance or to participate in an insurance business if
- you have been convicted of any criminal felony involving dishonesty or a breach of trust, or
- you have been convicted of violating 18 USC § 1033.
If you are an Arizona-resident insurance professional or an individual who intends to work for an Arizona-domiciled insurance company, obtain permission from the Arizona Director of Insurance (see "HOW TO REQUEST PERMISSION," below).
If you are a licensed insurance professional whose home state is not Arizona, obtain permission from your home state.
If you are not a licensed insurance professional, obtain permission from the insurance director/commissioner of the state in which your employing insurer is domiciled/incorporated. Contact your employer for instructions.
HOW TO REQUEST PERMISSION
Only submit a request to us if you were convicted of a felony involving dishonesty or a breach of trust, or if you were convicted of violating 18 USC § 1033.
Complete the SHORT FORM APPLICATION FOR WRITTEN CONSENT TO ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. § 1033 AND 1034, promulgated by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
Submit the application with accompanying materials to the following address:
Section 1033 Waiver Request
Insurance Licensing Section
2910 North 44th Street, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85018-7269