(215 ILCS 5/513a4)
(from Ch. 73, par. 1065.60a4)
Application and license.
(a) Each application for a premium finance license shall be made on a
form specified by the Director and shall be signed by the applicant
declaring under penalty of refusal, suspension, or revocation of the
license that the statements made in the application are true, correct, and
complete to the best of the applicant's knowledge and belief. The Director
shall cause to be issued a license to each applicant that has demonstrated
to the Director that the applicant:
(1) is competent and trustworthy and of a good
(2) has a minimum net worth of $50,000; and
(3) has paid the fees required by this Article.
(b) Each applicant at the time of request for a license or renewal of
a license shall:
(1) certify that no charge for financing premiums
shall exceed the rates permitted by this Article;
(2) certify that the premium finance agreement or
other forms being used are in compliance with the requirements of this Article;
(3) certify that he or she has a minimum net worth of
(4) attach with the application a non-refundable
(c) An applicant who has met the requirements of subsection (a) and
subsection (b) shall be issued a premium finance license.
(d) Each premium finance license shall remain in effect as long as the
holder of the license annually continues to meet the requirements of
subsections (a) and (b) by the due date unless the license is revoked or
suspended by the Director.
(e) The individual holder of a premium finance license shall inform the
Director in writing of a change in residence address within 30 days of the
change, and a corporation, partnership, or association holder of a premium
finance license shall inform the Director in writing of a change in
business address within 30 days of the change.
(f) Every partnership or corporation holding a license as a premium
finance company shall appoint one or more partners or officers to be
responsible for the firm's compliance with the Illinois Insurance Code and
applicable rules and regulations. Any change in the appointed person or
persons shall be reported to the Director in writing within 30 days of the
(Source: P.A. 93-32, eff. 7-1-03.)