We provide independent agents:

Ongoing investment in solutions
We see the value in developing fast and easy quoting and sales tools.

Exceptional claims service
Our compassionate claims service helps you deliver greater customer satisfaction.

A strong and stable brand
Your clients can trust us to make good on our promises.

We're a Fortune 100 company with over 90 years of experience.

Get appointed with Nationwide®.

We believe in creating strong, long-lasting relationships with independent agents. We'll deliver what you need, when you need it.

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A faster way from start to sold.

Spend more time with clients and generate more business.

Easy to multitask

With Nationwide Express® you can quote multiple personal lines products (auto, home and renters insurance) in as little as two minutes and complete the sale — bind, take payment, register for self-service — in a fraction of the time it used to take.

Easy to put your customers first

Put your trust in our customer service center. Our team will handle your customers' needs, ensuring professional, courteous and complete assistance. Or, customers can take advantage of our self-service options and access ID cards, pay a bill, file a claim and more. They can also download our mobile app for service on the go.

Easy transactions

Our commercial tools provide you with the ability to quote, bind and issue at point of sale and an automated referral to an underwriter, when needed.

Strength, stability and flexibility to meet your clients' needs with ease.
A plus
A.M. Best
Received 10/17/2002; affirmed 12/1/2022
A 1
Received 3/10/2009; affirmed 5/27/2020
A plus
Standard & Poor's
Received 12/22/2008; affirmed 5/16/2023

#1 pet insurer
North American Pet Health Insurance Association (2018).

7th largest homeowners insurer
By direct written premium, AM Best (2018).

8th largest auto insurer
By direct written premium, AM Best (2018).

#1 writer of farms and ranches
By direct written premium, AM Best (2018).

4th largest U.S. domestic excess and surplus insurer
By direct written premium, AM Best (2018).

9th largest commercial insurer
North American Pet Health Insurance Association (2018).

#1 in 457 retirement plans
Based on the number of plans, PLANSPONSOR 2019 Recordkeeping Survey.

#3 writer of corporate life insurance
IBIS Associates Inc. (February 2020).

Become a Nationwide appointed agent

We have streamlined our process to get you an appointment decision as quickly as possible (you will hear back from us within 5 business days on next steps).

We have what you’re looking for in a carrier:
  • Stable, respected, national presence
  • Nationally recognized claims support
  • Relationship-driven sales support
  • Exceptional service with a personal touch
What we look for in an agent to become appointed:
  • Have an established history of profitable growth
  • Have a spirited drive for acquisition
  • Conduct annual business planning
  • Have a strong community presence

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