What Are The Pre-Licensing Educational Requirements For The Various Lines Of Authority?

Effective January 1, 1994, individuals seeking a license must comply with the following pre­licensing education requirements prior to taking the qualifying examinations:
    Property and Casualty
    • 34 hours ­ property and casualty,
    • 6 hours ­ ethics.

    Life and Annuities

    • 14 hours ­ life and annuities,
    • 6 hours ­ ethics.

    Sickness, Accident and Health

    • 14 hours ­ accident and health (including 6 hours in Medicare Supplement and Long­Term Care),
    • 6 hours ­ ethics.

    Combined Life and Annuities, and Sickness, Accident and Health

    • 17 hours ­ life and annuities,
    • 17 hours ­ sickness, accident and health, including 6 hours of Medicare Supplement And Long­Term Care,
    • 6 hours ­ ethics.


    • 6 hours ­ Title,
    • 6 hours­ ethics.

    Assessment Association

    • 6 hours ­ assessment,
    • 6 hours­ ethics.


    • 3 hours ­ crop & hail,
    • 3 hours ­ ethics.

Persons completing the pre­licensing education requirements have up to one year from the date of completion to take the written agent's examination. A list of approved courses to comply with the pre­licensing education requirements is available from the Department upon request or on the Department's web site.

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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