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District of Columbia PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

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District of Columbia PreLicense Education Requirements

General Insurance Licensing Requirement

To qualify for a resident District of Columbia state insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be a US citizen or have a current work authorization.
  • Reside or maintain a principal place of residence in District of Columbia.
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (see prelicense requirements below) Submit fingerprints
  • Pass a written examination and file a license application


Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the District of Columbia Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

District of Columbia PreLicense Product Training Requirements

Annuity Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell annuity products.

One-Time Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling annuity products.

Additional Information

District of Columbia PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Course Delivery

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

District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking does not require a PLE certificate of completion.

State Reporting Requirements

The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking does not require PLE course completions to be reported.

District of Columbia PreLicense Application Process

License Application Process

  1. Make an Examination Reservation and Pay the Fee: Candidates must go to www.pearsonvue.com/dc/insurance to make an online reservation for an examination or by calling (800) 274-0610.

  2. Make a Fingerprint Reservation: An applicant who passes the examination and/or completes an application to become a resident DC Insurance Producer must submit to fingerprinting and a background check through the DC Metropolitan Police Department prior to being granted a license. To schedule fingerprinting and background check please contact Zadie Bowles via e-mail at [email protected] to schedule an appointment for fingerprinting.

  3. Apply for a License: Apply electronically online at www.nipr.com.

Transfer District of Columbia PreLicense Application Process

Transfer Producer Requirements

Candidates moving to District of Columbia wishing to qualify for a District of Columbia license without taking an examination must meet the following requirements:

Currently licensed for the same line of authority in another state orThe license application is received within 90 days of cancellation of former home state license and license was in good standing in that state at the time of cancellation.

Transfer Producer Application Process

Apply Online: The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking will only accept electronic license applications. Click here to apply online.

Fingerprint Requirements: Fingerprints are not required for non-resident applicants in District of Columbia.

Non-Resident District of Columbia PreLicense Application Process

Non-Resident License Requirements

Non-residents may apply by reciprocity and are exempt from the examination requirement, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state.

License Application Process

Apply Online: The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking will only accept electronic license applications. Click here to apply online.

Fingerprint Requirements: Fingerprints are not required for non-resident applicants in District of Columbia.

District of Columbia PreLicense Contact Info

District of Columbia 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.