Licensure & Self-Insurance

Tim Milsten
Tim Milsten
Division Director

The State Board of Workers’ Compensation regulates and licenses approximately 300 companies and 100 governmental entities that self-insure their workers' compensation liabilities and 400 insurance companies that write workers' compensation policies.

Current list of Insurance Carriers, Self-Insurers and Group Funds with SBWC ID #

On matters relating to workers’ compensation insurance and self-insurance issues, please call Tim Milsten at (404) 651-7839 or email questions to

Frequently Asked Questions about Workers' Compensation Insurance

Guidelines for Self-Insurance for Private Employers and Hospital Authorities
(Please visit for application and detailed instructions.)

Application for Self-Insurance for Governmental Entities
(Counties, Municipalities and Political Subdivisions other than Hospital Authorities)

Georgia Self-Insurers Guaranty Trust Fund Statute
(O.C.G.A. §34-9-380 et. seq.)

Georgia Insurers Insolvency Pool Act
(O.C.G.A. §33-36-1 et.seq.)

Recent Insurance Company Liquidations