HOW TO BECOME LICENSED 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. Also, Life & Health authority 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. 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 both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Classes are held in our Wethersfield classroom (8:30am - 4:30pm) and are designed to help both members and non-members pass the State exam the first time. Also, a Property & Casualty or Personal Lines only Homestudy Program is available. For dates and printable registration forms, click on the link below:
Pre-Licensing Classes - Property & Casualty
Pre-Licensing Classes - Personal Lines Only
Pre-Licensing Classes - Life & Health
Property & Casualty Pre-Licensing OR Personal Lines Only Pre-Licensing
Life & Health Pre-Licensing is NOT AVAILABLE by homestudy
Licensing candidates are required to pass a 150 multiple choice examination, with a grade of 70% or better. The examinations are administered by Prometrics and are offered in exam centers at the following locations:
Licensing candidates are required to complete the appropriate licensing application and mail it along with the education certificate and passing exam grade to the Connecticut Insurance Department for processing.
Questions concerning this process can be directed to:
1. The Connecticut Insurance Department (860) 297-3849 or www.state.ct.us/cid.
2. Director of Education or
Tracy Hearn, Office Manager or
Rose Mullaly, Education Administrator
Phone: (860) 563-1950 or (800) 842-2208