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Joining Big I Maryland is simple and will be one of the best business decisions your agency can make. Review the eligibility requirements and submit the online membership application to begin utilizing your membership sooner.

Membership Eligibility

Before submitting your membership application, review the eligibility requirements below to ensure your agency is eligible to become a member of the association.

  • Actively engaged in the business of property and casualty insurance business
  • Have one or more Maryland resident P&C licensed agents in their office
  • Have the legal ability to represent more than one insurance company
  • Operate on a commission and/or fee basis on his/her own account
  • Agency owns policy expirations and/or renewal rights

Membership Dues

Big I Maryland membership dues are based on your agency's property & casualty premium volume written in Maryland. The premium volume must include all owned (greater than 50%) subsidiaries and branches.

The Big I Maryland membership dues cycle runs September 1-August 31. Please refer to the dues chart below for dues information:


Non-Deductible Portion of Dues: Dues to Big I Maryland are not deductible as a charitable contribution but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. A portion of the dues, however, is not deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense to the extent that Big I Maryland engages in lobbying. The estimated non-deductible portion for 2022-2023 is 29.92%.

Questions? Our team is here to help you with any questions you may have during the application process or once you have joined the association. Contact our Membership Department at or (410)-766-0600 for assistance.