- Duration: 40 hours
How to Get an Connecticut Insurance License
Do You Qualify for an Insurance License?
See the Following Prerequisites:
- Be at least 18 years of age or older
- Have a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED)
- Possess a Social Security number
1. Complete a Pre-licensing Course
If you would like to sell insurance in Connecticut, you must complete an approved line of pre-licensing education and pass the state licensing exam. All courses are cross-referenced with the exam content outline.
To satisfy the requirements for your course, you will need to pass a Certification Exam. The Certification Exam is not monitored. After passing the Certification Exam with a 70% or greater, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Pre-licensing education is valid for one year from the date of completion; you will need to take and pass your state exam within this timeframe. Connecticut requires you to present your Certificate of Completion at your licensing exam.
|Accident and Health||40|
|Life, Accident and Health||80|
|Property and Casualty||80|
2. Pass a Licensing Exam
Making Exam Reservations
Licensing exams are provided by Prometric. You can make an exam reservation online, by phone, fax or mail. Exam fees may be paid with a Master Card, Visa, money order, company check, or cashier’s check. Personal checks are not accepted.
- Online: https://www.prometric.com/en-us/clients/insurance/Pages/connecticut.aspx
- Phone: (800) 341-3257
- Fax: Registration via fax or mail is a two-step process:
- Submit the registration form along with payment to:
ATTN: CT Insurance Exam Registration
7941 Corporate Drive
Nottingham, MD 21236
Fax: (800) 347-9242
- Call (800) 341-3257 after the registration has been processed to schedule your exam.
What to Bring
- Your Certificate of Completion from a completed pre-licensing course of study
- A current, signed form of identification. The identification document must:
- Be government-issued (e.g., driver’s license, state-issued or military id card)
- Contain both a current photo and your signature
- Have a name that exactly matches the name used to register for the exam
- Report to the test center 30 minutes before the exam to verify identification and be photographed.
- All testing sessions are video and audio recorded.
- No personal items are allowed in the testing room such as cell phones, watches, wallets, or purses.
- Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
- Each exam contains “experimental” questions that are mixed in with the scored questions and are not identified. Experimental questions may not be covered in the candidates educational materials and do not affect your final score!
- The passing score required on each exam is 70%.
- When you complete the exam, your score will be displayed on the screen and you will receive a printed score report. The score report will include whether you passed or failed, the overall percentage score, and percentage correct for each of the major sections of the exam.
- Prometric notifies the Department of Insurance your exam results within 2 business days.
- Candidates who do not pass can schedule the exam again with no waiting period.
|Connecticut Exam Information|
|Exam Code||Exam Name||Exam Time||Total Questions|
|18-01||Producer’s Life Ins.||2 hrs||100|
|18-02||Producer’s Accident and Health Ins.||2 hrs||100|
|18-03||Producer’s Life/Accident and Health Ins.||2 hrs 30 min||150|
|18-04||Producer’s Property/Casualty Ins. (includes Personal Lines)||2 hrs 30 min||150|
|18-05||Consultant’s Life/Accident, Health and Sickness Insurance||2 hrs 30 min||150|
|18-06||Consultant’s Property/Casualty Insurance||2 hrs 30 min||150|
|18-08||Public Adjuster||2 hrs||100|
|18-09||Casualty Adjuster’s All Lines Ins.||2 hrs||100|
|18-10||Casualty Adjuster’s All Lines Ins. Except Worker’s Compensation||2 hrs||100|
|18-11||Casualty Adjuster’s Exam for Worker’s Compensation||1 hr||60|
|18-12||Casualty Adjuster’s Auto Only||1 hr||60|
|18-18||Producer’s Personal Lines Ins.||2 hrs||100|
|18-19||Producer’s Property Ins.||2 hrs||100|
|18-20||Producer’s Casualty Ins.||2 hrs||100|
3. Apply for License
After passing the exam, apply for your license by completing an application at http://www.nipr.com.
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