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Pre-Licensing

​HOW TO OBTAIN A PRODUCERS LICENSE IN CONNECTICUT 

  1. Complete the education requirements
  2. Pass the licensing exam
  3. Complete the licensing application

The State of Connecticut requires that all individuals writing insurance business in Connecticut be licensed.  A single producer license with authority for Property & Casualty is required for individuals writing P&C business; a Life & Health license is required for individuals writing L&H business.  

INSURANCE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

40 hours of pre-licensing education is required for each line of authority.  For example, 40 hours for property and 40 hours for casualty (80 hours total for a Property & Casualty license).  Upon completion of the pre-licensing requirements, a certificate of completion is issued to the licensing candidate.  The certificate of completion must be obtained prior to sitting for the state's licensing exam.

IIAC is an approved provider of pre-licensing classes for Property & Casualty, Personal Lines only, and Life & Health.  Classes are held in our Wethersfield classroom and are designed to help both members and non-members pass the State exam for the first time.  Also, a Property & Casualty or Personal Lines only Homestudy Program is available.  For a printable registration form with class dates, click on the link below:  

CLASSROOM STUDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life & Health is NOT available by homestudy
 
 
LICENSING EXAM
 
Licensing candidates are required to pass a 150 multiple choice examination, with a score of 70% or better. The examinations are administered by Prometrics and are offered in exam centers at the following locations:
 
Glastonbury, CT
Hamden, CT
Norwalk, CT
 
 
 LICENSING APPLICATION
 
Licensing candidates are required to complete the appropriate licensing application on the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) and pay the related application fee.
Questions concerning this process can be directed to:
  1. The Connecticut Insurance Department at 860-297-3849 or www.ct.gov/cid 
  2. Or by contacting our office by phone 860-563-1950 or email
    Barbara SpearEducation Director or
    Tracy Hearn, Office Manager  or
    Rose Mullaly, Education Administrator