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Detailed Information for: Claims Adjusters
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Updated: 6/25/2014
Description: Claims Adjusters investigate claims for insureds or insurers for personal injury or illness, property damage, or liability, and attempt to reach out-of-court settlement with claimant.

Similar Keywords: life, health, property, casualty, P&E, auto, homeowners, workers compensation, medical malpractice, fire, longterm care, accident, general lines, surplus, dental, property and casualty, liquor liability
Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: OAR 836-071
Duration: 2 year
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  Initial license: $30, plus $45 license fee. Background check $44.50.
Renewal License: $45 if received by the license expiration date. If late, then an additional $45 penalty is due.
Responsible Agency: Insurance Division - Licenses
Examination Information:
  • Exam Time: By appointment only.
  • Exam Locations: Eugene, Portland, Independence, Medford, Bend, and Baker City.
  • Exam Passage Rate: 70 percent or higher for each portion of examination. (Crop adjusters 80%)
  • Exam Repeat: No restrictions.
  • Exam Cost: $45.

Exams are administered by PSI. Visit their website to register for exams, exam outlines, and exam fees.
Bonding Requirements: None
Insurance Requirements: None
Prerequisites: 1. Be at least 18 years old.
2. Be an Oregon resident.
3. Pass examination.
4. Must disclose any felony or misdemeanor conviction.
Application Form: Apply online at NIPR.com
Renewals: Renew online at NIPR.com 
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  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: Insurance Division - Licenses
E-mail Address: dcbs.insmail@state.or.us
Phone: 503-947-7980
Mail Address: DCBS - Insurance Division
350 Winter St NE
Salem, OR 97301 - 3883
Website Information: http://oregoninsurance.org/

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