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Maryland PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

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Maryland PreLicense Education Requirements

Individual Resident Producer Requirements

To qualify for a resident Arkansas state insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Maintain principal place of residence or business in Maryland
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (see prelicensing requirements below)
  • Pass a written examination and file a license application

Required Maryland 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
  • Health and Accident – 20
  • Life, Health, and Accident – 40
  • Property – 20
  • Casualty – 20
  • Property and Casualty – 40
Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Maryland Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

Maryland 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 Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell long-term care products.

Ongoing Training
Hours: 2
Frequency: Ongoing training must be completed each renewal period and prior to the license being renewed.

Additional Information

Maryland PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Prelicense Course Delivery

Per Maryland 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.

Maryland PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Prelicense Course Exam

  • Passing Score: Applicants must pass the PLE final exam with a 70% or higher to receive a certificate of completion.
  • Exam Proctor Requirements: PreLicense.com final exams do not require a monitor.

Reporting and Maryland PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

PreLicense.com provides online, printable certificates of completion in Maryland. An applicant must meet Maryland’s PLE requirements before a certificate of completion is issued.

State Reporting Requirements

PreLicense.com reports PLE course completions electronically to PSI the next business day.

Maryland PreLicense Application Process

License Application Process

Please review the Maryland Insurance Administration’s initial producer licensing instructions here.
  1. Prelicense Education: Complete the 20-hour pre-licensing education course. PreLicense.com provides online, printable certificates of completion in Maryland. An applicant must meet Maryland’s PLE requirements before a certificate of completion is issued. Certificate of completion is good for a year from the date issued.

  2. Schedule an examination: Register for the State exam and check Test Center Availability by visiting PSI EXAMS
    Important: Candidates are eligible to register for their exams only after Prelicense.com has submitted completion information to PSI upon course completion. Candidates can usually schedule their state exam with PSI within 1 or 2 business days of education being reported.

    Exam Format
    • Bring Two forms of current signature identification( Example: Driver’s License, Passport, U.S. Social Security Card, Military Card, Employee ID, School ID, Credit Card)
    • Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
    • The passing score required on each exam is 70%.

  3. Fingerprinting Process: There are no fingerprint requirements in Maryland.

  4. Applications: Initial licenses application/ registrations may be submitted online via NIPR. This service allows for a license to be issued within 72 hours, provided the on-line transaction, upon completion, receives an approved status. Applicants with an approved status may print the license via State Based Systems within 48 hours of approval.

  5. Paper applications are normally processed within 3-5 business days and should be mailed to The Maryland Insurance Administration
    Attn: Producer Licensing
    200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700 Baltimore, Maryland 2120

Transfer Maryland PreLicense Application Process

Transfer Producer Requirements

New residents who move to Maryland from another state who wish to obtain a Maryland resident license must meet the following requirements in order to be exempt from prelicense education and examination requirements:
  • If the applicant does not hold a Maryland nonresident license they must submit a new license application within 90 days of previous home state license cancellation.
  • If the applicant holds a Maryland nonresident license they will only be required to submit a request for an address change within 90 days of previous home state license cancellation.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Apply Online: Click here to submit your license application online
Apply by Paper: Click here to download the NAIC Uniform Application.
Click Here for a current fee schedule

Materials Needed to Apply: NAIC Uniform Application and appropriate fee (if applying by paper). Paper applications should be mailed to:

The Maryland Insurance Administration
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Attn: Producer Licensing
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Fingerprinting Process: There are no fingerprint requirements in Maryland.

Non-Resident Maryland PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

Non-Resident License Requirements

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Maryland producer license, without having to complete the prelicense education requirement as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state and hold an equivalent license for same line of authority.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Apply Online: Click here to submit your license application online
Apply by Paper: Click here to download the NAIC Uniform Application.
Click Here for a current fee schedule

Materials Needed to Apply: NAIC Uniform Application and appropriate fee (if applying by paper). Paper applications should be mailed to:

The Maryland Insurance Administration
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Attn: Producer Licensing
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Fingerprinting Process: There are no fingerprint requirements in Maryland.

Maryland PreLicense Contact Info

Maryland Insurance Administration

PSI


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.