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Georgia PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

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Georgia PreLicense 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

Required Georgia PreLicense Exam Prep Hours

PreLicense Education Requirements (PLE)

Applicants must complete Prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA), as follows:
  • Life – 20
  • Accident and Sickness – 20
  • Life, Accident & Sickness– 40
  • Property – 20
  • Casualty – 20
  • Property and Casualty – 40
  • Personal Lines - 20
Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Georgia Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

Georgia 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 products.

Additional Information

Long-Term Care Partnership 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 24-month period following the completion of the initial training and every 24-months thereafter.

Georgia Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Partnership Program
Hours: 2
Details: Residents who have completed another state’s qualified LTCP course will need to complete a 2-hour Georgia specific Medicaid course.

Additional Information

Georgia PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Course Delivery

Per Georgia Prelicense 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.Exam Proctor Requirements: The final exam does not require a proctor.

Georgia PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Course Exam Requirements

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

Exam Proctor Requirements: The final exam does not require a proctor.

Reporting and Georgia PreLicense Exam Prep 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.

Georgia PreLicense Application Process

License Application Process

  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.

  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.
    • 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.

    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.

  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.

  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: Georgia Form GID-103.pdf.

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

  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: Georgia Form GID-103.pdf.

Transfer Georgia PreLicense Application Process

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 non-resident 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. DriveWest Tower, Suite 908Atlanta, 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 Georgia PreLicense Application Process

Non-Resident License Requirements

Non-resident 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

Non-resident applicants may apply online using the Georgia Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) online application. It is necessary to establish an online ID and password, which is done on the online website. Apply using printable forms:Nonresident applicants may apply using the Nonresident Uniform Application for Individual Producer

Materials Needed to Apply:
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.

Georgia PreLicense Contact Info

Georgia Department of Insurance and Fire Safety

  • Phone: (404)-656-2101
  • Website: www.oci.ga.gov/
  • Mail: 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. DriveWest Tower, Suite 908 Atlanta, Georgia 30334

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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.