Professional Employer Organization Licensing

Contact Information

  (304) 558-6279
  (304) 558-1365

  West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
  ATT:  PEO Licensing
  PO Box 50540
  Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0540
Physical Address:
  900 Pennsylvania Ave.
  Charleston, West Virginia 25302
Business Hours
  (Mon-Fri) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PEO Licensing

The Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Licensing unit is responsible for regulating companies in the business of providing professional employer services, regardless of its use of term, or conducting business as a “staff leasing company”, “registered staff leasing company”, “employee leasing company”, “administrative employer”, or any other name.  These services may include, but are not limited to: employee benefits, payroll, workers’ compensation, recruiting, risk/safety management and training and development.  PEO’s must renew their licenses yearly within six months of their fiscal year end.