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Texas PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

Texas PreLicense Education Requirements

Individual Resident Producer Requirements

To qualify for a resident Texas insurance producer license, the applicantmust satisfy the following requirements:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit the appropriate forms and remit the appropriate fees for the requested insurance license
  • Meet all licensure requirements established by TDI for the particular license desired
  • Submit fingerprints
Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Texas Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

Texas 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.

Ongoing Training
Hours: 8
Frequency: Ongoing training must be completed every license period, following the initial training requirement.

Additional Information

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.

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

Additional Information

Texas PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Prelicense Course Delivery

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

Texas PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Prelicense Course Exam

  • 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 Texas PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

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

State Reporting Requirements

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

Texas 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 http://www.pearsonvue.com/tx/insurance/ to make an online reservation for an examination or by calling (888) 754-7667.

  2. Make a Fingerprint Reservation: Make a reservation (online or by phone) with MorphoTrust for the digital fingerprint. Candidates must contact MorphoTrust to schedule their reservation at (888) 467-2080 or register electronically https://www.identogo.com/

    Before attempting to schedule for fingerprinting, print and complete the FAST PASS form from the Texas Department of Insurance website: http://www.tdi.texas.gov/forms/form11.html You will need information from the FAST PASS form to make your electronic fingerprinting appointment.

  3. Register for State Exam: Make an online reservation at http://www.pearsonvue.com/tx/insurance/ at least 24 hours before the desired exam date or 5 days in advance if paying by electronic check or by calling (888) 754-7667.

  4. Fingerprinting Process: All Texas resident applicants and all nonresident public insurance adjuster applicants must submit fingerprints as part of the license application unless the applicant already submitted fingerprints to TDI for an Agent, Life and Health Insurance Counselor, Risk Manager, Adjuster, Public Insurance Adjuster or Reinsurance license and that license is still active. Fingerprints provided for an application will be used to check criminal history records of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in accordance with applicable statutes.

    Appointments for electronic fingerprint services at a Pearson Vue location must be made with MorphoTrust by calling 888-467-2080 or online at https://www.identogo.com/. Each individual will be required to pay fingerprint fees of $41.45 to cover processing costs.

  5. Resident License Application Process: Please note that the application process must be completed within one (1) year of passing the examination. Apply online at www.nipr.com/, printed forms can be obtained at http://www.tdi.texas.gov/forms/finagentlicense/FIN506.pdf.

Transfer Texas PreLicense Application Process

Transfer Producer Requirements

If you are moving to Texas and wish to qualify for a Texas 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 Texas application.
  • Submit the TDI application to TDI with a letter of clearance or a Producer Database (PDB) report showing that you have had a license within the 90-day period. The application form is available online at the agent section of http://www.tdi.texas.gov.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

A non-resident licensee who wishes to become a resident licensee will need to forward the materials listed below to:
Texas Department of Insurance
Licensing Division MC 107-1A
P.O. Box 149104, Austin, TX 78714-9104

Materials Needed to Apply:
  • TDI Agent/Adjuster License Application
  • Application fee (application fees are noted on the licensing application)
  • Fingerprint receipt
Fingerprinting Process: All Texas resident applicants and all nonresident public insurance adjuster applicants must submit fingerprints as part of the license application unless the applicant already submitted fingerprints to TDI for an Agent, Life and Health Insurance Counselor, Risk Manager, Adjuster, Public Insurance Adjuster or Reinsurance license and that license is still active. Fingerprints provided for an application will be used to check criminal history records of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in accordance with applicable statutes.

Appointments for electronic fingerprint services at a Pearson Vue location must be made with MorphoTrust by calling 888-467-2080 or online at https://www.identogo.com/. Each individual will be required to pay fingerprint fees of $41.45 to cover processing costs.

Non-Resident Texas PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

Non-Resident License Requirements

Non-resident applicants who are in good standing in their resident state may apply for reciprocity and are exempt from the examination requirement. Non-resident applicants who have held a similar license in their home state within the past 90 days must submit a completed TDI application directly to TDI with a letter of clearance, a letter of certification or a Producer Database (PDB) report showing that he or she has or had a similar license in their home state within the previous 90 days.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Apply Online: Complete license application online by visiting https://pdb.nipr.com/nrl/useAgreement.do

Apply by Paper: Download License Application at http://www.tdi.texas.gov/forms/finagentlicense/FIN506.pdf

Materials Needed to Apply: Fingerprinting Process: All Texas resident applicants and all nonresident public insurance adjuster applicants must submit fingerprints as part of the license application unless the applicant already submitted fingerprints to TDI for an Agent, Life and Health Insurance Counselor, Risk Manager, Adjuster, Public Insurance Adjuster or Reinsurance license and that license is still active. Fingerprints provided for an application will be used to check criminal history records of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in accordance with applicable statutes.

Appointments for electronic fingerprint services at a Pearson Vue location must be made with MorphoTrust by calling 888-467-2080 or online at https://www.identogo.com/. Each individual will be required to pay fingerprint fees of $41.45 to cover processing costs.

Temporary License Training Requirement

PreLicense.com has a ready solution for insurers and general lines agents/agencies who are looking for a temporary license training program. For more information, call (877) 488-9310.

In summary, Sec. 4001.160 of the Texas Insurance Code stipulates that candidates for a 90-day temporary license must complete 40 hours of training provided by the appointing insurance company or general lines agent/agency. The 40-hour training requirement must include 10 hours of in-class instruction (the remainder may be self-study), and must be completed within 14 days of applying for the temporary license. It is not necessary to submit the training program to Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) for approval, nor is it necessary to provide the temporary license applicant with a certificate of course completion. However, the appointing insurer or general lines agency/agent must be able to demonstrate, upon TDI audit, that all temporary license candidates receive this required training.

Texas PreLicense Contact Info

Texas Department of Insurance

  • Phone: (512) 322-3503
  • Website: www.tdi.texas.gov
  • Mail: Mailing Address: Licensing Division MC 107-1A P.O. Box 149104, Austin, TX 78714-9104

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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.