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PreLicense.com provides state-approved Hawaii PreLicense License Exam Prep with a money back guarantee! Satisfy ALL your Prep requirements at one low price with our online or paper courses!

PreLicense.com offers courses for the following HI license types:

Hawaii PreLicense Prep

Hawaii Insurance PreLicensing Requirements



Hawaii Insurance PreLicensing EducationRequirements

General Insurance LicensingRequirement

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

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Maintain principal place of residence or business in Hawaii
  •  Pass the license examination
  • Submit fingerprints
  • File a license application and remit filing fees

State Candidate Handbook

Before making an exam reservation Candidates should thoroughly review the Hawaii Insurance Candidate Handbook, which contains the exam content outlines and important information regarding eligibility and the examination and licensing application process.

Insurance PreLicense Course Requirements

Course Delivery

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

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 Insurance PreLicense Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

The Hawaii Department of Insurance does not require a PLE certificate of completion.

State Reporting Requirements

The Hawaii Department of Insurance does not require PLE course completions to be reported.

State Licensing Exam Requirements

State Licensing Exam

Methods of Registration

Schedule State exam by visiting www.pearsonvue.com/hi/insurance or by calling Peason Vue at (800) 274-2608.

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.

Exam Retakes

Candidates must wait 24 hours before making a reservation for reexamination.

State Exam Passing Score

Applicants must pass the state licensing exam with a 75% 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 currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours by prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products.

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: Make an Examination Reservation and Pay the Fee

Schedule State exam by visiting www.pearsonvue.com/hi/insurance or by calling Peason Vue at (800) 274-2608.

Step 2: Make a Fingerprint Reservation

Hawaii requires that all resident candidates be fingerprinted prior to submitting a license application. To obtain fingerprints, schedule an appointment online with Fieldprint Hawaii. When registering online please be sure to select “insurance division” as the reason you need to be fingerprinted.

Step 3: Apply for a License

After passing the examination, apply for your license by contacting the Hawaii Department of Insurance. For more information regarding obtaining a license go to www.hawaii.gov/dcca/ins 

Transfer Producer Application Process

Transfer Producer Requirements

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

Currently licensed for same line of authority in another state or

License application is received within 90 days of cancellation of former home state license and license was in good standing in that state at time of cancellation.

License Application Process

Non-Resident Producer 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

Application Process

Fingerprinting Process

Fingerprints are not required for non-resident applicants in Hawaii.


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.