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PreLicense.com provides state-approved Wisconsin 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 WI license types:

Wisconsin PreLicense Prep

Wisconsin PreLicensing Requirements 

Individual Resident Producer Requirements

To qualify for a resident Wisconsin insurance agent license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a resident of the state of Wisconsin
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (see Prelicense requirements below)
  • Pass a written examination and file a license application
  • Submit a set of fingerprints

PreLicense Education Requirements (PLE)

Applicants must complete Prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA).

An applicant who wishes to obtain a Life and Accident & Health license will receive a separate certificate of completion for each LOA.


  • Life – 20
  • Accident & Health – 20
  • Property – 20
  • Casualty – 20   
  • Personal Lines – 20


State Candidate Handbook

Before making an exam reservation Applicants should thoroughly review the State of Wisconsin Insurance Licensing Candidate Handbook which contains the exam content outlines and important information regarding eligibility and the examination and licensing application process.

State Law Handbook

The OCI has developed an Intermediary's Guide to Wisconsin Insurance Law which covers the Wisconsin law portion of the exam. While the PreLicense.com course covers all relevant insurance laws that are covered on the exam, students may wish to obtain a copy of the Guide as an additional study resource. Students may purchase a printed copy by sending a check or money order for $3.00 to: OCI, Agent Licensing Section, P.O. Box 7872, Madison, WI 53707-7872. Alternatively, the Intermediary's Guide to Wisconsin Insurance Law may be downloaded at no charge from the OCI website:https://oci.wi.gov/Documents/AgentsAgencies/PI-060.pdf


PLE Course Delivery

Per Wisconsin 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.

PLE 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 must be monitored by a disinterested third party. Proctors must not serve for examinations of family members, relatives, or dependents; employers or supervisors; employees or subordinates; partners, joint ventures, co-owners, or business associates; or for anyone in whom the proctor or instructor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination.

Certificate of Completion

PreLicense.com provides online, printable certificates of completion in Wisconsin.  An applicant must meet Wisconsin’s PLE requirements before a certificate of completion is issued.  The certificate is valid for 1 year from the date of course completion.

State Reporting Requirements

Prelicense.com reports PLE course completions to SBS daily.  The Wisconsin OCI charges a $1.00 per hour state roster fee for course completion reports.  This state-mandated fee is included in the course price.


Resident license Application Process

Important:   Wisconsin OCI requires that the prelicensing education course be completed prior to sitting for the state exam.  Candidates must have their certificates in hand before sitting for the state licensing exam.

1.  Prelicense Education:

Complete the required pre-licensing education (if applicable) from a Wisconsin approved education provider and obtain a certificate of pre-licensing course completion.

State Exam: 

 Candidates may register and schedule the examination by calling  Prometric at (866) 370-3411 Or by registering  online at www.prometric.com/wisconsin

Material required at test Center:

  • Original Prelicense Certificate of Completion
  • Government issued ID, it should contact Current photo and Signature. ( for example Driver’s license, Military ID or Passport)?

Exam format:

  • Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
  • Passing score of 70% is required on each exam
  • Prometric notifies the OCI of your exam results within 48 hours.
  • When you complete the exam, your score will be displayed on the screen and you will receive a printed score report.



Make fingerprint reservation with Fieldprint at www.fieldprintwisconsin.com for the digital fingerprint. Fingerprint information is valid for 180 days. The results processed by Wisconsin DOJ typically take 5-7 days.

What do I need to bring to my fingerprinting appointment?

Two (2) forms of identification, at least one (1) of which must be a valid government-issued photo ID

b)  Your appointment number

 Apply for you WI insurance license:

Apply for the license via NIPR at www.nipr.com  or an NIPR authorized business partner. Applicants must wait 48-72 hours after passing the examination, before submitting the electronic application.

New Resident Producer Requirements

New or current residents who are applying or reapplying for a resident license less than 12 months following license cancellation are exempt from prelicensing education and examination requirements.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Click here to download the Resident Insurance Agent License Application without Examination

Materials Needed to Apply

  •  Resident Insurance Agent License Application without Examination
  • Appropriate license application fees

Fingerprinting Process

Applicants can make a reservation online on Fieldprint at www.fieldprintwisconsin.com. At the time of the reservation, applicants must enter the Fieldprint code: FPWIOCIInsurance. The cost is $39.25 for digital fingerprinting.

Nonresident Producer Requirements

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Wisconsin agent license, without having to complete the Prelicense education requirement or take a license examination, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state.

License Application Process

Ways to Apply

Apply Online: Click here to submit your license application online.

Apply by Paper:  Click here to download the Nonresident Insurance Agent License Application

Materials Needed to Apply

  • Nonresident Insurance Agent License Application   (if applying by paper)
  • Appropriate license application fees

Fingerprinting Process

Fingerprints are not required for non-resident license candidates.

State-Required Product Training

Your state has special training requirements in order for licensed agents to sell the following products:

Long-Term Care: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course.

Annutiy 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.

Contact Information

Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
125 South Webster Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703-3474

Phone:  800- 236-8517
Web Site: https://oci.wi.gov/Pages/Homepage.aspx

Phone:  866-370-3411
Web Site: 

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.