Arizona PreLicensing Requirements
Individual Resident Producer Requirements
To qualify for an Arizona resident insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy all the following requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Maintain a physical location where business records will be maintained pertaining to transactions under the license.
- Pass the appropriate licensing examination
- Complete Form L-152
- File an application and submit a set of fingerprints
Before making an exam reservation Candidates should thoroughly review the Arizona Insurance Licensing Candidate Handbook, which contains the exam content outlines and important information regarding eligibility and the examination and licensing application process.
Applicants must read each lesson before they can proceed to the next lesson.
- Passing Score: PreLicense.com suggests students pass PreLicense.com's Practice exam with a score of 70% or higher.
- Exam Proctor Requirements: The Practice exam does not require a proctor.
Certificate of Completion
- The Arizona Department of Insurance does not require a PLE certificate of completion.
State Reporting Requirements
- The Arizona Department of Insurance does not require PLE course completions to be reported.
State Licensing Exam
Methods of Registration
- Register Online: To register for an Arizona insurance license examination online, go to www.prometric.com
- Register by Phone: To register for an Arizona insurance license examination by phone, call 800-853-5448.
- On-site registration is not allowed
Materials Needed to Present at Exam Site
Candidates must present a valid form of identification. The primary identification must be government-issued and photo-bearing with a signature. Identification must have a name that exactly matches the name used to register for the examination.
Testing Centers and Exam Fees
State Exam Passing Score
Candidates must pass the state licensing exam with a 70% or higher to file a license application.
Important: You are limited to four attempts to pass an exam for a particular line of authority (LOA) within a 1-year period. After a fourth unsuccessful attempt, you must wait one year from the date of the last attempt to retake the exam.
License Application Process:
1. Register for the fingerprinting: processing service at the same time you register for your required exam. You must schedule your appointment and pay the test registration fee and Prometric’s fingerprint processing fee online at www.prometric.com/arizona/insurance or by calling 800.853.5448 before arriving at the test center.
2. Register for your State exam: Students can register for the State exam by visiting www.prometric.com/arizona/insurance or by calling 800.853.5448.
Materials needed to bring to the Site: Applicants who wish to obtain an Arizona insurance license will need to forward the materials listed below to the Arizona Department of Insurance.
- The passing score required on each exam is 70%.
- Prometric notifies the Department of Insurance your exam results within 2 business days.
3. Apply for State license: Complete online registration at www.nipr.com/ or download license application at https://insurance.az.gov/producers mail it to Arizona Department of insurance.
Nonresident Producer Requirements
License Application Process
Ways to Apply
Materials Needed to Apply
Applicants who wish to obtain a nonresident insurance license in Arizona will need to forward the materials listed below to the Arizona Department of Insurance.
Nonresidents are not required to submit fingerprints or to fulfill the License Eligibility Requirement. They must be licensed in good standing in their home state.
New Resident Producer Requirements
If you held a resident insurance license in another state and are relocating to Arizona, you must submit a license application to the Department within 90 days after canceling the resident license in your former state to avoid having to take an Arizona insurance exam. Your application must include a “clearance letter” issued by the insurance department in your former state. The letter must specify the following:
- The date when your license from the former state was canceled, expired or converted to a nonresident status
- The line of authority for which you were licensed in the other state
- That you were licensed in good standing at the time the license expired, canceled, or converted to a nonresident status
License Application Process
Ways to Apply
Materials Needed to Apply
Applicants who wish to obtain an Arizona insurance license will need to forward the materials listed below to the Arizona Department of Insurance.
If you are an Arizona resident, a nonresident relocating to Arizona, or a nonresident adjuster whose home state does not license adjusters, you must submit fingerprints with your license application (if you have not done so in the past year). If you are adding a line of authority to an existing Arizona insurance license, you are not required to submit fingerprints.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) use the fingerprints to conduct a criminal history background check. Additional detail on how to satisfy the fingerprint requirement are provided in the Arizona Insurance Licensing Candidate Handbook. Fingerprints must be applied to Form FD-258 by a professional fingerprinting service. Fees charged by fingerprinting service providers may vary.
State-Required Product Training
Your state has special training requirements in order for licensed agents to sell the following products:
Long-Term Care: Before selling, soliciting or negotiating LTC insurance products in Arizona, a producer must be licensed with the "Accident and Health or Sickness" line of authority; and have completed eight (8) hours of Arizona approved initial LTC training.
Purchasing State-required Product Training with your exam prep course from the PreLicense.com catalog will allow you to take one of the special training requirement courses from WebCE. Additional fees for state filing, books or shipping may apply at the time you register to begin taking the product training course.
Arizona Department of Insurance
2910 N. 44th Street, Ste, 210 (2nd Floor)
Phoenix, AZ 85018-7269
Phone (Producer Licensing): 602-364-4457
Email (Producer Licensing): email@example.com
The licensing information presented here is a brief summary only and is not intended to be comprehensive or complete. We urge you to check with your state's insurance department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.