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Georgia Insurance PreLicensing Requirements

Insurance PreLicensing Provider Number: 159132



Georgia Insurance PreLicensing Education Requirements

General Insurance Licensing Requirement

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

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Be a resident of Georgia for at least six months every year or have a principal place of business within the state.
  • Demonstrate good character
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (See prelicense requirements below)
  • Pass a written examination
  • File an application, Citizenship Affidavit form, and submit a set of fingerprints

Requirements by Insurance Line of Authority

Applicants must complete 20-hours of prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA). An applicant who wishes to obtain a Life and Accident & Sickness license must complete 40 hours of PLE, and will receive a separate certificate of completion for each LOA.

Life – 20 Hrs

Accident & Sickness – 20 Hrs

Life, Accident & Sickness – 40 Hrs

Property – 20 Hrs

Casualty – 20 Hrs

Property & Casualty – 40 Hrs

Personal Lines- 20 Hrs

State Candidate Handbook

Before making an exam reservation Candidates should thoroughly review the Georgia Insurance Licensing Candidate Handbookwhich contains the Exam Content Outline and important information regarding eligibility and the examination and licensing application process.

Insurance PreLicense Course Requirements

Course Delivery

Per Georgia 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

  • Passing Score: Applicants must pass the PLE final exam with a 70% or higher to receive a certificate of completion.
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  • Exam Proctor Requirements: The final exam does not require a proctor.

Reporting and Insurance PreLicense Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

PreLicense.com provides online, printable certificates of completion in Georgia.  An applicant must meet the course delivery requirements before a certificate of completion is issued.

Certificates of completion are valid for 12 months from the date of issue.  Applicants must pass the state licensing exam within 12 months of completing a prelicensing course.

Note: Candidates who fail the examination three (3) times and had taken a prelicensing course through an independent provider will be required to retake a prelicensing course from a different provider prior to retaking the examination.

State Reporting Requirements

Currently, Georgia Office of Insurance does not require PLE course completions to be reported to the state.

State Licensing Exam Requirements

State Licensing Exam

IMPORTANT: When making a licensing exam reservation, applicants will be required to provide their provider school code number.  PreLicense.com's Georgia provider school code number is 159132.

Methods of Registration

  • Register Online: www.pearsonvue.com/ga/insurance (must register 4 days in advance)
  • Register by Phone: (800) 274-0488
  • On-site registration is not allowed
  • Materials Needed to Register

·         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.

·         Pearson Vue testing centers recommend that candidates also bring their PLE certificate of completion.

Exam Retakes

Candidates who fail the examination three (3) times and had taken a prelicensing course through an independent provider will be required to retake a prelicensing course from a different provider prior to retaking the examination.

Candidates who receive a failing score must wait 2 weeks before retesting.

State Exam Passing Score

Candidates 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:

Long-Term Care: Before selling LTC insurance products in Georgia, producers must complete an initial8-hour, state-approved LTC training course.

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.

Click here for more information regarding state-specific product training.

Resident Producer Application Process

Step 1: Complete Prelicense Education

Upon completing the 40-hour pre-licensing course (online or classroom) you will be given a multiple choice test. A score of 70 or better is passing.

Step 2: Register for State Exam

 Online reservations are the most efficient way for candidates to schedule their examination. Candidates must go to Pearson Vue to make an online reservation for an examination. 

Step 3: Finger Printing

All new resident applicants, excluding active licensees and individuals that apply for reinstatement within 6 months of the expiration date, are required to submit electronic fingerprints through a vendor selected by the Department for a criminal background check. The applicant shall bear the cost for electronic fingerprinting.  Click here for instructions

Step 4: Complete Agency License Form

Once you receive your license, Georgia law requires that you also complete an agency license form (Georgia Form GID-130). This form is required only if your business is not a sole proprietorship. This is a form to register your company (corporation, LLC, etc?) with the Georgia Department of Insurance. This does “not” require taking a test. When you register and submit the completed application you will also need to include a one-time fee of $50. To get a copy of this application please visit the following website: http://www.inscomm.state.ga.us/Documents/GID-130.pdf

Important:  Applicants must apply for licensure within 12 months from receiving a passing grade on the examination.

Step 5: Apply for a License

Applicants must apply for licensure within 12 months from receiving a passing grade on the examination.

  • Course certificate showing completion of the 40 hour class.
  • Copy of test results
  • $75 Application fee
  • completed insurance license application GID-103 (PDF), including the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act Citizenship Affidavit Form  (see instructions above)
  • fingerprint (see instructions below)

Complete a “Resident Insurance License Application (Georgia Form GID-103). You can obtain a copy of this form by going to the following website: http://www.inscomm.state.ga.us/Documents/GID-103.pdf.

Transfer Producer 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 license examination as long as the application is received within 90 days of their former home state license being cancelled and the license being applied for is the same line of authority as in the previous state. The license candidates must obtain a Letter of Clearance from their former home state and submit the original along with all required application materials (see below).

License Application Process

A nonresident licensee who wishes to become a resident licensee will need to forward the materials listed below to:

Georgia Department of Insurance and Fire Safety
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 908
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Materials Needed to Apply

  • Candidates who receive a passing score on the state exam will need to forward the materials listed below to the Georgia Department of Insurance and Fire Safety.

    ·         completed insurance license application GID-103

    ·         letter of clearance from applicant’s former home state

    ·         fingerprint (see instructions below)

    ·         the appropriate license fee, filing fee, and fingerprint processing fee.  Click here to view the current fee schedule.

Fingerprinting Process

All new resident applicants, excluding active licensees and individuals that apply for reinstatement within 6 months of the expiration date, are required to submit electronic fingerprints through a vendor selected by the Department for a criminal background check. The applicant shall bear the cost for electronic fingerprinting.  Click here for instructions.

Non-Resident Producer Application Process

Non-Resident License Requirements

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Georgia agent 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.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Materials Needed to Apply

Fingerprinting Process

All new resident applicants, excluding active licensees and individuals that apply for reinstatement within 6 months of expiration date, are required to submit electronic fingerprints through a vendor selected by the Department for a criminal background check. The applicant shall bear the cost for electronic fingerprinting.  Click here for instructions.

Contact Info

Georgia Department of Insurance and Fire Safety

2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 908
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Main Telephone: 404-656-2101
Fax: 404-656-0874
Email:  
agents@oci.ga.gov
Web Site: www.oci.ga.gov/

Pearson Vue

Phone: 855-235-5174
Web Site: 
www.pearsonvue.com/ga/insurance


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.