What Are The Basic Requirements To Become Licensed To Deal In Insurance?

The actual requirements vary depending upon the actual license that you are attempting to acquire. However, some requirements are basic to all licenses. For example:

  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • If the applicant has held a license in another state, a letter of clearance must be submitted with the application.
  • Applicants must present two forms of positive identification at the test center on th4 date of examination ­ one with a signature and a photograph (preferably a driver`s license), and one additional signature identification card. Candidates appearing for an examination without the proper identification will not be admitted to the examination and will forfeit any prepaid examination fees.
  • All applicants must show the full and complete name (first, middle, & last) and social security number of the applicant. Indicate NMN for no middle name or IO for initial only.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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