The mission of the New Hampshire Insurance Department is to promote and protect the public good by ensuring the existence of a safe and competitive insurance marketplace through the development and enforcement of the insurance laws of the State of New Hampshire. We are committed to doing so in an honest, effective and timely manner.
The New Hampshire Insurance Department was established in 1851, the first insurance regulatory agency in the United States. The responsibilities of the Insurance Department are codified by the provisions of RSA 400-A of the Insurance Laws. The Insurance Commissioner is charged with the enforcement of insurance laws of the State of New Hampshire, including collection of premium taxes and fees, regulation of all insurance companies, agents and adjusters.