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Starting an Insurance Agency

There are more resources than ever to help you Start an Insurance Agency and as a result, thousands of Insurance Agencies are being started every year. Most new independent agencies have been started by either individuals who have previously operated a captive agency or have been a producer of an independent agency. Those who don’t have any prior insurance experience should consider either starting out with a direct writer (captive agency) or become a producer of an Independent Agency as both of these are options can come with training. In either case, you may complete the form below to get more information on resources that are available if you are seriously considering Starting an Insurance Agency:


■ Start up Costs and Funding

■ Cluster, Alliance, or Network Organizations

■ Ongoing Operating Expenses

■ Buying an Agency

■ Non-Compete Agreements

■ How to Acquire Books of Business

■ Beyond Non-Complete Agreements

■ Partnering

■ Agency Entity Types

■ E&O Insurance

■ Agency Licensing


■ Agency Management Systems

■ Announcements

■ Specializations

■ Getting a Website

■ Getting an Office

■ Social Networking Sites

■ Staffing

■ Other Internet Resources

■ Turning a Profit

■ Carrier Appointments

■ Education




Also see the AgencyEquity Guide to Starting an Insurance Agency, which is a 9 page guide that goes over the basics of starting an Insurance Agency from A to Z.


Form Below is only for Serious Inquiries

Complete and submit the form below to receive additional material and assistance on starting an agency:

Do you have insurance experience?required
Please select the option that matches your insurance experience:required
Describe Experience
How many years of total insurance experience?required
Are you still in your current position?required
Please add any comments here, also including any additional information on your prior insurance experience

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