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Vermont PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

Vermont PreLicense Education Requirements

Individual Resident Producer Requirements

To qualify for a license as a resident Vermont insurance producer, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a resident of Vermont.
  • Be deemed by the Commissioner to be competent, trustworthy, and financially responsible.
  • Pass the written license examination as required by state statute.
  • Submit an application and pay the required fees.
Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Vermont Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

Individual Appointment Requirements

Vermont is an appointment state, meaning if an insurer does business with a producer as its agent, the insurer must appoint the producer as its agent for each qualification for which the producer will be acting as the agent of the insurer. A producer must be appointed within 15 days from the date an agency contract is executed or from when the first insurance application is submitted, whichever is sooner.

Vermont PreLicense Product Training Requirements

Long-Term Care Partnership Training

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

Initial Training
Hours: 8
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling LTC products. 2 hours must contain Vermont-specific information including Vermont Medicaid information.

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

Additional Information

Vermont PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Prelicense Course Delivery

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

Vermont PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Prelicense Course Exam

  • Passing Score: PreLicense.com suggests students pass PreLicense.com's Practice exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Exam Proctor Requirements: The Practice exam does not require a proctor.

Reporting and Vermont PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

Certificate of Completion

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

State Reporting Requirements

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

Vermont PreLicense Application Process

License Application Process

  1. License Application Process: Register and schedule your examination online at any time by visiting www.prometric.com or by calling 800-868-6113.

  2. Materials Needed to Bring: You must present a valid form of identification before you can test. That identification document must:
    • Be government-issued (e.g., driver’s license, state-issued identification card or military identification card).
    • Contain both a current photo and your signature.
    • Have a name that exactly matches the name used to register for the examination (including designations such as “Jr.” and “III”).

    Exam Format:
    • A total score of 70 percent is required to pass
    • At the end of your examination, your score will be shown on the screen and you will receive a printed score report, and electronically to the Department.

  3. Apply for your License: Residents can apply electronically using SIRCON or NIPR. Applying electronically significantly reduces the time for processing your application.

  4. NOTE: You must wait 48 hours after passing your examination to apply electronically.

Transfer Vermont PreLicense Application Process

Transfer Producer Requirements

An individual who applies for an insurance producer license in this state who was previously licensed for the same lines of authority in another state shall not be required to complete any pre-licensing education or examination. This exemption is only available if the person is currently licensed in that state or if the application is received within 90 days of the cancellation of the applicant’s previous license and if he prior state issues a certification that, at the time of cancellation, the applicant was in good standing in that state or the state’s producer database records, maintained by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, its affiliates or subsidiaries, indicate that the producer is or was licensed in good standing for the line of authority requested.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Apply Online: New Residents can apply electronically using SIRCON or NIPR. Applying electronically significantly reduces the time for processing your application.

Apply by Paper: If applying with a paper application, the applicant must submit to the Department the following:

Materials Needed to Apply:
  • The original score report showing passage of the appropriate examination.
  • The $30 application fee.
  • The appropriate license fee.
  • Adjuster, public adjuster and appraiser applicants must also submit Attachment #2
  • Required Certifications (available online at www.dfr.vermont.gov or at the end of this handbook).

Non-Resident Vermont PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

Non-Resident License Requirements

Applicants who are not residents of Vermont but hold one or more similar insurance licenses in their home state may qualify for a Vermont nonresident producer’s license without taking a Vermont licensing exam. Applicants wishing to apply for a Vermont nonresident producer’s license can apply either with a paper application or electronically.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Apply Online: New Residents can apply electronically using SIRCON or NIPR. Applying electronically significantly reduces the time for processing your application.

Apply by Paper: If applying with a paper application, the applicant must submit to the Department the following:

Materials Needed to Apply:
  • The original score report showing passage of the appropriate examination.
  • The $30 application fee.
  • The appropriate license fee.
  • Adjuster, public adjuster and appraiser applicants must also submit Attachment #2
  • Required Certifications (available online at www.dfr.vermont.gov or at the end of this handbook).

Vermont PreLicense Contact Info

Vermont Department of Financial Regulation

  • Phone: (802) 828-3301
  • Website: www.dfr.vermont.gov
  • Mail: 89 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05620 - 3101

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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.