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state-requirements

Learn what's required to get your Insurance license in Indiana

State Regulator

Indiana Department of Insurance
317-232-2389
agentlicensing@idoi.in.gov



  


Step 1
Complete a Pre-License Training Course

Prior to taking your insurance licensing exam, you are required to complete an approve pre-license training course.

Depending on the line of insurance you want to sell, you will be required to complete a minimum number of course hours:

Lines of Insurance Course Hours
Life and Health 40
Life 20
Health 20
Property and Casualty (Personal) 20
Property and Casualty (Personal & Commercial) 40

Check out ProTraining’s course catalog and take the first step to getting your insurance license now.

Enroll Into Your Course

Once you have successfully completed your pre-license training course on ProTraining, you will receive a certificate of course completion.

Step 2
Book your Licensing Exam

The Indiana Department of Insurance, Pearson VUE and Ivy Tech Community College have teamed up to offer a comprehensive way for you to schedule and take your insurance licensing exam.

To book your exam online, visit Pearson Vue. Please note you must complete your exam within six (6) months of completing your pre-license training course.

If you are a first-time user, you will be required to create an account. You will need to fill in all required fields, which are preceded by an asterisk (*), on the online form in order to create an ID and be assigned a password. Step-by-step instructions will lead you through the rest of the exam booking process.

You must make an online reservation at least twenty-four (24) hours before your desired exam date. If you wish to make a phone reservation, call (866) 895-0496. You must do so at least twenty-four (24) hours before your desired exam date. 

Prior to booking your exam, be sure to review the candidate handbook for a comprehensive guide to the policies and procedures for scheduling and taking an IDOI insurance licensing exam.

For more information, check out the Examination Procedure Checklist provided by the Indiana Department of Insurance.

Step 3
Take and Pass your Licensing Exam

Exams are given by computer at Ivy Tech and Pearson VUE test centers. You should arrive thirty (30) minutes before the examination begins to complete registration.

All exams are given in English, in a multiple-choice format, and deal with basic entry-level knowledge required of the particular insurance licensure. Many examinations will contain non-scored “pretest questions,” which are mixed in with the scored questions and are not identified.

The topics covered on each exam and number of questions devoted to each topic are listed in the Indiana Examination Content Outlines document.

The following table shows the total number of questions (scored and non-scored) on each exam, the seat times, and passing percentages needed for each exam. For complete exam information, policies and procedures, please refer to the Candidate Handbook.

Exam Type Total Questions Seat Time (Min) Passing Score (%)
Life & Health 150 180 70%
Property & Casualty 150 180 70%

Step 4
Apply for Your License

Apply for you Insurance License online through one of the following: 

Step 5
Renew/Maintain Your License with Continuing Education

To renew and/or maintain your insurance license, you will be required to complete a minimum number of continuing education (CE) credits. 

For any agent with a major authority line of insurance requires 24 hours of CE every 2 years. To confirm how many CE credit hours you are required to complete, visit Sircon and click on "Look up education courses and credits" and then click on "check your transcript". 

Check out ProTraining’s course catalog for available CE courses.

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Disclaimer

ProTraining is happy to provide licensing information for candidates looking to obtain their insurance license. While reasonable efforts will be made to ensure this information is up to date and accurate, we recommend that licensees ensure they are compliant with all requirements mandated by the Indiana Department of Insurance.