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Connecticut Insurance PreLicensing Requirements

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Connecticut Insurance PreLicensing EducationRequirements

General Insurance Licensing Requirement

To qualify for a resident Connecticut state insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be financially responsible and of good moral character
  • Maintain a principal place of residence in Connecticut
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (see prelicense requirements below)
  • Pass a written examination and file a license application

Requirements by Insurance Line ofAuthority

Applicants must complete prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA), as follows:

Life – 40
Accident and Health – 40
Life, Accident and Health – 80
Property – 40
Casualty – 40
Property and Casualty – 80
Personal Line – 40

State Candidate Handbook

Before making an exam reservation Applicants should thoroughly review the Connecticut Insurance Department Licensing Information Bulletin which contains the exam content outlines and important information regarding eligibility and the examination and licensing application process.

Insurance PreLicense Course Requirements

Course Delivery

Per Connecticut PLE requirements, applicants are required to complete all of the lessons in the prelicense education course sequentially before they can be issued a certificate of completion.

Course Exam Requirements

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 Insurance PreLicense Certificates ofCompletion

Certificate of Completion

PreLicense.com provides online, printable certificates of completion in Connecticut.  An applicant must meet Connecticut’s PLE requirements before a certificate of completion is issued.   Once the PLE certificate has been issued by PreLicense.com, the student can register for the corresponding state licensing exam.  Certificates are valid for one year from the date of issue.

State Reporting Requirements

Currently, the Connecticut Insurance Department does not require PLE course completions to be reported.

State Licensing Exam Requirements

Methods of Registration

Register for your state exam at Prometric at www.prometric.com/connecticut/insurance .Exam fee ranges from $54 dollars to $90 Dollars

Materials Needed to Register

  • Candidates must present a government-issued or state-issued form of identification.  Identification must contain both a photo and signature.  The name of the identification must match exactly the name used to register for the exam.
  • Prelicense course certificate of completion

Exam Retakes

Candidates who need to retake an exam can schedule a new exam within 1 day.  There is no limit to the number of a candidate can make on the same exam.

State Exam Passing Score

Applicants must pass the state licensing exam with a 70% or higher to file a license application.

Testing Centers and Exam Fees

Additional Training Requirements

State-Required Product Training

Your state has special training requirements in order for licensed agents to sell the following products:

Annuity Training: All producers 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. Producers who hold a life insurance line of authority and who desire to sell annuities must complete the training requirement within 6 months of the effective date.

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.

Resident Producer Application Process

Step 1: Complete Prelicense Education

Applicant must have completed the 40 or 80 hours of prelicensing course and passed the Prelicense exam.

Applicants will need to bring your original pre-license course completion certificate to the test center on the day of the exam.

Step 2: Register for State Exam

Register for your state exam at Prometric at www.prometric.com/connecticut/insurance  or by calling  (800) 341-3257 .

Step 3: Apply for a License

If you pass the exam(s), apply for the license via the Department’s website at http://www.ct.gov/cid or at  NIPR.

Transfer Producer Application Process

New residents will not be required to complete prelicense education or take the license examination as long as:
 

  • You apply for a resident license within 90 days of leaving your former resident state
  • You held an active license in your former resident state within 90 days of moving from your former resident state
  • The license being applied for is the same line of authority as in the previous state

New residents who do not apply within the 90-day time period will be required to meet Connecticut's prelicense education and examination requirements.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Materials Needed to Apply

Materials Needed to Apply

  • NAIC Uniform Application and appropriate license fee (if applying by paper)
  • Applicants who answered “yes” to any of the background screening questions on the license application will be required to submit additional documentation to the Connecticut Insurance Department at:
P.O. Box 816, Hartford, 
CT 06142-0816

Fingerprinting Process

There are no fingerprint requirements in the state of Connecticut.

Non-Resident Producer Application Process

Non-Resident License Requirements

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Connecticut producer license, without having to complete the prelicense education requirement or take a license examination, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state.  In addition, applicants must hold an equivalent license in their home state.

License Application Process

Application Process

Ways to Apply

·         Apply Online:  Nonresident applicants may apply online through NIPR

·         Click here for a current fee schedule.

Materials Needed to Apply

  • NAIC Uniform Application and appropriate license fee (if applying by paper)
  • Applicants who answered “yes” to any of the background screening questions on the license application will be required to submit additional documentation to the Connecticut Insurance Department at: 
P.O. Box 816, Hartford, 
CT 06142-0816

Fingerprinting Process

There are no fingerprint requirements in the state of Connecticut.

Contact Info

Connecticut Department of Insurance

P.O. Box 816
Hartford, Ct 06142-0816
Telephone: (860) 297-3845
Fax: (860) 297-3978
Email:  cid.licensing@ct.gov

Web Site: http://www.ct.gov/cid/site/default.asp

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.