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Colorado PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

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Colorado PreLicense Education Requirements

Individual Resident Producer Requirements

To qualify for a resident Colorado state insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
  • Be a resident of Colorado
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Be trustworthy, competent, financially responsible, and of good personal and business reputation
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (see Prelicense requirements below)
  • Pass a written examination and file a license application
  • Disclose on the licensure application all insurance licenses that have been previously revoked, denied, or suspended

Requirements by Insurance Line of Authority

Applicants must complete 40-hours of approved Prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA), and 10-hours of Colorado-specific training(which includes 3 hours of Principles of Insurance and 4 hours of Legal Concepts and Regulations.See below for license specific PLE requirements in Colorado:

The Certification Exam must be monitored by a disinterested third party (someone who is not a friend, family member, or financial connection to you).
  • Life – 50 Hrs
  • Accident & Health- 50 Hrs
  • Property & Casualty- 50 Hrs
  • Personal Lines -50 Hrs
  • Surplus Lines – 45 Minutes
  • Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Colorado Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

Colorado PreLicense Product Training Requirements

Annuity Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell annuity products.

Initial Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling annuity pr

Additional Information

Long-Term Care Training

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

Initial Training
Hours: 16
8 of the 16 hours should consist of general LTC, which can be taken online self-study or in a classroom. The remaining 8 hours should be specific to LTC partnership, which must be taken in a classroom.
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling LTC products.

Ongoing Training
Hours: 5
Frequency: Ongoing training must be completed in a classroom setting every 2 calendar years, following the completion of the initial training requirement.

Additional Information

Colorado PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

PreLicense Course Delivery

Applicants are required to complete all of the lessons in the Prelicense education course sequentially before they can be issued a certificate of completion.

Colorado PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Prelicense Course Exam

Passing Score: Applicants must pass the PLE final exam with a 70% or higher to receive a certificate of completion.

Exam Proctor Requirements: PreLicense.com final exams must be monitored by a disinterested third party. Proctors must not serve for examinations of family members, relatives, or dependents; employers or supervisors; employees or subordinates; partners, joint ventures, co-owners, or business associates; or for anyone in whom the proctor or instructor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination.

Reporting and Colorado PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

PreLicense.com provides online, printable certificates of completion in Colorado. An applicant must meet Colorado’s PLE requirements before a certificate of completion is issued.

IMPORTANT: The licensing candidate must take the initial examination within 12 months of completing the PLE course. If a passing exam score is not achieved by the end of the 12 months, applicants will have to retake the PLE course, and earn a new certificate of completion.

State Reporting Requirements

Prelicense.com reports Prelicense course completions electronically to Sircon daily.

Colorado PreLicense Application Process

License Application Process

  1. Complete Prelicense Education: Complete the appropriate Prelicense training course and then you will be issued a Certificate of Completion. Colorado Department of Insurance requires the candidate to complete the Prelicense education before they can sit the State exam.

  2. Register for State Exam: Candidates may make a reservation by either visiting www.pearsonvue.com or call Pearson VUE at (800) 274-2616.

    Candidates must present two (2) forms of current signature identification. The primary identification must be government-issued and photo-bearing with a signature and the secondary identification must contain a valid signature. Identification must be in English.
    • Exam confirmation number (issued upon scheduling the exam).
    • Colorado Prelicense education provider number.

  3. Apply for a License: Visit Sircon.com to complete your License Application online. A list of the current fees can be found in the State of Colorado Licensing Candidate Handbook.

Transfer Colorado PreLicense Application Process

Transfer Producer Requirements

New residents who still hold an active license in their previous home state will not be required to complete prelicense education or take the insurance license examination as long as:
  • Applicant holds a resident insurance license in another state within 90 days prior to submitting a Colorado license application.
  • The license being applied for is the same line of authority as in the previous state.

License Application Process

Click here to submit your license application online. A list of the current fees can be found in the State of Colorado Licensing Candidate Handbook.

Materials Needed to Apply:
If you answered “yes” to any of the screening questions on the online license application, please fax or mail the required documentation (will be specified in license application) to the following:

Pearson VUE/Colorado Division of Insurance
3131 South Vaughn Way, Suite 205
Aurora, CO 80014
Fax: 303-733-9507

Fingerprinting Process:
There are no fingerprint requirements in Colorado.

Non-Resident Colorado PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

Non-Resident License Requirements

Non-resident applicants who are in good standing in their resident state may apply by reciprocity and are exempt from the examination requirement.

License Application Process

Click here to submit your license application online. A list of the current fees can be found in the State of Colorado Licensing Candidate Handbook.

Materials Needed to Apply:
If you answered “yes” to any of the screening questions on the online license application, please fax or mail the required documentation (will be specified in license application) to the following:

Pearson VUE/Colorado Division of Insurance
3131 South Vaughn Way, Suite 205
Aurora, CO 80014
Fax: 303-733-9507

Fingerprinting Process:
There are no fingerprint requirements in Colorado.

Colorado PreLicense Contact Info

Colorado Department of Insurance

Pearson Vue


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.