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Arkansas Insurance Department Cracks Down on Variant Name Use

Sep 12, 2017 Alerts

Effective immediately, the Arkansas Insurance Department plans to enforce legal name use.  Individual applicants must use only their legal names on any documentation sent to the DOI.

Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr explains, "The Arkansas Insurance Department has experienced difficulties recently in verifying information provided by individuals seeking licensure due to the use of a name other than the applicant's legal name."

Additionally, an individual must report any change to his/her legal name to the Department.  Notification must be made in writing within thirty (30) days of the change.

Click here to read Bulletin No. 15-2017 in full.

Need Help with Name Use or Name Changes?

If you need to verify your legal name or if you need help updating your legal name, contact ILSA's Licensing Team today.  We offer name change services for both individuals and agencies.

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