41-1104. Qualifications for adjuster’s license. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the director shall not issue, continue, or permit to exist any license as an adjuster as to any person not qualified therefor as follows:
(a) Must be a natural person not less than twenty-one (21) years of age.
(b) Must be trustworthy, and be of good character and reputation as to morals, integrity, and financial responsibility, and must not have been convicted of any crime that is deemed relevant in accordance with section 67-9411(1), Idaho Code.
(c) Must be a salaried employee of a licensed adjuster, or must have had experience or special education or training as to the investigation and settlement of loss of claims under insurance contracts of sufficient duration and extent reasonably to satisfy the director as to his competence to fulfill the responsibilities of an adjuster.
(d) If required by the director, must pass a written examination to test his knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of an adjuster and of matters involved in transactions under an adjuster’s license. The examination shall be subject to the same applicable provisions as apply pursuant to title 41, Idaho Code, to examinations for license as insurance agent.
(2) A firm or corporation, whether or not organized under the laws of this state, may be licensed as an adjuster if each individual who is to exercise the license powers in this state is separately licensed, or is named in the firm or corporation license, and is qualified as for an individual license as adjuster under subsection (1) of this section. An additional full license fee shall be paid as to each individual in excess of one (1) so named in the firm or corporation license to exercise its powers.
[41-1104, added 1961, ch. 330, sec. 240, p. 645; am. 1969, ch. 214, sec. 38, p. 625; am. 2012, ch. 226, sec. 14, p. 627; am. 2020, ch. 175, sec. 9, p. 513.]