State Agent

Published: | Updated: October 18, 2017

Definition - What does State Agent mean?

A state agent is a professional who is licensed by the state to perform their duties within that state.

The term can also refer to employees contracted by the state government, such as public school teachers and firefighters.

Insuranceopedia explains State Agent

A worker or a professional who is hired by the state is called a state agent. They usually works for a state-run institution, such as a public school, a police force, or a post office.

In the area of insurance, the term can refer to someone who is licensed to work as an insurance seller in the state. Often, the company they work for is also licensed to sell insurance policies in the same state.

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