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Iowa PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements


Iowa PreLicense Education Requirements

General Insurance Licensing Requirement

To qualify for a resident Iowa insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy all of the following requirements:
    Be a resident of the state of Iowa
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have not committed any act that is grounds for denial under sub-rule 10.20
  • Submit a completed Uniform Application
  • Pay the appropriate insurance producer license fees
Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Arkansas Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

Iowa 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. This requirement is separate from the current requirement for Indexed Insurance.

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Long-Term Care 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. This training course is required to be in a classroom setting; however, WebCE has received a waiver from the IA Insurance Division stating our 8-hour self-study course may be taken to satisfy this requirement.

Ongoing Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: Ongoing training must be completed every license period, following the initial training requirement.

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Iowa PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Course Delivery

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

Iowa PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Course Exam Requirements

Passing Score: PreLicense.com suggests students pass PreLicense.com's mastery exam with a score of 70% or higher.

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

Reporting and Iowa PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

The Iowa Insurance Division does not require a PLE certificate of completion.

State Reporting Requirements

The Iowa Insurance Division does not require PLE course completions to be reported.

Iowa PreLicense Application Process

License Application Process

  1. Make an Examination Reservation and Pay the Fee: Online reservations are the most efficient way for candidates to schedule their examination. Candidates must go to www.pearsonvue.com to make an online reservation for an examination.

  2. Apply for a License: After passing the examination, allow 2-3 business days for your notification to be uploaded to the NIPR (National Producer Insurance Registry) website. Then submit application and license fee online following links on NIPR. Please note that the application process must be completed within 90 days of passing the examination.

Transfer Iowa PreLicense Application Process

If you are moving to Iowa and wish to qualify for an Iowa license without taking an examination, you must:
  • Have held the same or a similar insurance license in your previous state within the 90-day period preceding the Iowa application.
  • Submit a Uniform Application to the Iowa Division of Insurance with a letter of clearance that shows you have had a license within the 90-day period.

License Application Process

Apply Online: Click here to apply for a resident insurance license online

Materials Needed to Apply:

Non-Resident Iowa PreLicense Application Process

Non-Resident License Requirements

An individual licensed in good standing in his or her state of residence may obtain equivalent license authority in Iowa by applying online through the NIPR Gateway.

License Application Process

Apply Online: Click here to apply for a resident insurance license online

Materials Needed to Apply:

Iowa PreLicense Contact Info

State of Iowa Insurance Division

  • Phone: (515) 281-7757
  • Website: www.iid.state.ia.us
  • Mail: Producer Licensing/CE Bureau 330 Maple StreetDes Moines, IA 50319-0065

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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.