We believe our primary responsibility is to the people whose personal lives or business endeavors are protected by an insurance product in the state of Kansas. We recognise that we are here to serve them and consider this responsibility to be an honour.

[Last updated: 18/07/16]
Regulatory contact:
Ken Abitz or Commissioner Ken Selzer
Address of regulator
420 SW Ninth Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Telephone Number
785-296-3071 (Kansas Insurance Department)
Email Address

Name of Captive Legislation
K.S.A. 40-4301 et seq.

Year Legislation Passed

Recent Amendments

Do you allow Cell Captives?

Total Number of Licenced Captives  

Number of Risk Retention Groups or Group Captives

Number of Single Parent Captives

Number of Cell Captives

Number of licences granted in the past year (2015 calendar year)

Approximate (or Average) length of time to process a new captive  
30-60 days

Captive tax rates  
Premium taxes at 2% of premiums received on risks located in Kansas

Minimum capitalisation rate  
Common Capital Stock          $100,000

Paid-In Surplus    $150,000  (Pure Captive)
                         $300,000  (Industrial Insured Captive formed as Stock Insurer)
                         $500,000  (Industrial Insured Captive formed as Mutual Insurer)

Licencing fees  
Examination of Charter and Other Documents   $500
Filing Annual Statement                                  $100
Certificate of Authority                                    $10

Industry sectors best represented in the domicile  
Medical Malpractice – Nursing Home Staff
Aircraft – Reinsurance of Product Liability

Top uses for Captives in the domicile
Medical Malpractice – Nursing Home Staff

Total premiums received by the Captives

Total value of assets under management

Captive Insurance Managers registered to conduct business in the domicile

Kansas Insurance Department Comments:
The Department has only one active captive insurance company, which is currently writing medical malpractice coverage for the parent company’s nursing home staff.  The other captive has been in run-off for over 10 years.