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Arizona PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements


Arizona PreLicense Education Requirements

General Insurance Licensing Requirement

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

Arizona PreLicense Product Training Requirements

Annuity Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell annuity products.

Effective January 1, 2018: All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products in Arizona, must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours no later than January 1, 2018. All producers licensed on or after January 1, 2018 must complete this training prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products.
*Producers who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to the Arizona law, will be deemed compliant for the Arizona requirement.
(Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's 4-Hour Annuity Training Course, which fulfills this requirement).

Additional Information

Long-Term Care Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell long-term care products.

Initial Training
Hours: 8
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling LTC products.

Ongoing Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: Ongoing training must be completed every 2 years, following the initial training requirement.

Additional Information

Arizona PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Course Delivery

Applicants must read each lesson before they can proceed to the next lesson.

Arizona PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Course Exam Requirements

  • Passing Score: PreLicense.com suggests students pass PreLicense.com's Practice exam with a score of 75% or higher.
  • Exam Proctor Requirements: The Practice exam does not require a proctor.

Reporting and Arizona PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

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.

Arizona PreLicense Application Process

Resident License Application Process

  1. Make an Examination Reservation: Make an online reservation at www.prometric.com or by calling 800.853.5448.

  2. 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.
    • Bring Government Issued ID: government-issued (e.g., driver’s license, state-issued identification card or military identification card)

    • Exam Format:
    • The passing score required on each exam is 70%.
    • Prometric notifies the Department of Insurance your exam results within 2 business days.


    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.

  3. Make a Fingerprint Reservation: 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.


  4. State License Application: Submit your State license application online at www.nipr.com/ or download Form L-169 and mail it to Arizona Department of insurance.

Transfer Arizona PreLicense Application Process

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:
  • Apply Online: Click here Click here to apply for a resident insurance license online.
  • Apply Using Printable Forms: Resident applicants may apply using Click here Form L-169.

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.
  • Form L-169
  • Letter of Clearance
  • Licensing fees – click here to view a list of applicable fees

Fingerprinting Requirements: 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.

Non-Resident Arizona PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

License Application Process

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.
  • Form L-169
  • Licensing fees – click here to view a list of applicable fees

Fingerprinting Requirements: 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.

Arizona PreLicense Contact Info

Arizona Department of Insurance

Prometric


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.