IMPORTANT NOTICE: Vermont Workers' Compensation Adjuster licenses expire on a common expiration date of March 31 of Even years. If you apply for a license now, you will pay the initial license and application fee for a license that expires on March 31, 2014. You will also receive an invoice for the license renewal fee prior to the expiration date of that license. All applications received at the Insurance Department AFTER March 1st, 2014 will not be issued effective until April 1st, 2014, unless a specific request is made.
Information about licensing requirements, how to apply for a license and FAQs. Vermont Law defines a Workers’ Compensation(WC) Adjuster to mean, any person who investigates claims and negotiates settlement of claims arising under policies of workers’ compensation insurance in behalf of insurers under such policies, or who advertises or solicits business from insurers as an adjuster. Lawyers settling claims of clients shall not be considered an adjuster. See Title 8, §4791.
In order to obtain a WC Adjuster license an applicant must be at least 18 years of age; must be deemed to be competent, trustworthy and financially responsible; have passed the Vermont WC Adjuster written examination; meet an experience requirement and submit a license application and fees. In order to renew a WC Adjusters license you must attend and satisfactorily participate in a continuing education seminar administered by the Vermont Department of Labor and Industry. The Department of Labor and Industry may be contacted at 802-828-2286 for additional information about continuing education seminars.
The experience requirement may be satisfied in three different ways:
For further information, See Title 8, §4803
Resident AND Nonresident:
An applicant must submit to the Department the following:
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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ADJUSTERS
ALL applicants for a Workers’ Compensation Adjuster license must take and pass the Vermont Workers' Compensation Adjuster examination. Once licensed, all Workers’ Compensation Adjusters must attend and satisfactorily participate in continuing education seminars administered by the Vermont Department of Labor and Industry in order to renew a license. The Department of Labor and Industry may be contacted at 802-828-2286 for additional information about continuing education.
A Workers' Compensation Adjuster is any person who investigates claims and negotiates settlement of claims arising under policies of workers' compensation insurance in behalf of insurers under such policies, or who advertises or solicits business from insurers as an adjuster.
The license term is April 1st to March 31st of even years. The Department will send out renewal notices for existing licensees at the beginning of the even year. Note, license fees are not prorated and the license term is fixed, regardless of time of application.
An applicant must pass the Vermont Workers' Compensation Adjuster examination.
Yes. After a licensee’s first license renewal or first eligibility for renewal, a licensee must attend one CE seminar offered by the Vermont Department of Labor every two years. The CE term is the same as the license term.
The Department of Labor administers the CE program. For more information Click Here
No. A person adjusting Workers' Compensation claims on behalf of an insurer must possess a Workers' Compensation Adjuster license.
For all questions related to Workers’ Compensation and claims processing, you should contact the Vermont Department of Labor at 802-828-2286.
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