North Dakota PreLicensing Requirements
Individual Resident Producer Requirements
To qualify for a resident North Dakota insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
State Candidate Handbook
Before making an exam reservation Candidates should thoroughly review the North Dakota Licensing Information Bulletin, 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.
Certificate of Completion
The North Dakota Insurance Department does not require a PLE certificate of completion.
State Reporting Requirements
The North Dakota Insurance Department does not require PLE course completions to be reported.
State Licensing Exam
Methods of Registration
Materials Needed at Exam Site
Test 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.
License Application Process
Candidates who receive a passing score on the state exam will need to apply for the license online by following the instructions below.
Materials Needed to Apply
Candidates who receive a passing score on the state exam will need to forward the materials listed below to the North Dakota Insurance Department
Effective 9/1/13: ALL resident applicants must provide a set of fingerprints to the North Dakota Insurance Department for the purpose of conducting a state and national fingerprint-based criminal history records check. PSI’s North Dakota test centers provide LiveScan fingerprinting services. Rather than rolling your fingers in ink and pressing them onto a fingerprint card, PSI collects your fingerprints digitally using an optical scanner. You may be fingerprinted at one of PSI test centers, during regular testing hours, on the day of your examination. Upon completion of the fingerprinting, PSI will mail the signed consent form, fingerprint card, and BCI payment directly to the North Dakota Insurance Department.
New Resident Producer Requirements
If you are moving to North Dakota and wish to qualify for a North Dakota license without taking an examination, you must have held the same or a similar insurance license in your previous state in the last 90 days.
An applicant for a North Dakota resident license cannot hold an active resident license in another state. If you hold an active non-resident license in North Dakota, a paper application should be submitted and no fee is required.
Ways to Apply
A nonresident licensee who wishes to become a resident licensee will need to forward the following materials to the North Dakota Insurance Department.
Nonresident Producer Requirements
Non-residents may apply by reciprocity and are exempt from the examination requirement if the following requirements are met:
There are no fingerprint requirements in North Dakota.
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 North Dakota, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course.
Annuity Training: All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products.
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.
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North Dakota Insurance DepartmentState Capitol, fifth floorDept. 401600 E. Boulevard AvePhone: 800.247.0560Fax: 701.328.4880Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb site: http://www.nd.gov/ndins/
PSIPhone: 800-733-9267Web site: https://candidate.psiexams.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.
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