Maine Insurance Prelicensing Requirements

MAINE INSURANCE PRELICENSING INFORMATION

  • Maine does not require potential agents to take and complete a state approved prelicensing course before taking their licensing exam. This being said, it is highly recommended that potential agents take and complete a state-specific test preparation course before taking their licensing exam.

LICENSING EXAM INFORMATION

  • The exam is multiple choice and is given on a computer.

EXAM FEE

  • $77 per examination

PASSING SCORE REQUIRED

  • 70%

EXAM BREAKDOWN

MAINE LIFE

  • 75 (+ 15 pretest) questions

MAINE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH

  • 88 (+ 15 pretest) questions

MAINE LIFE, ACCIDENT AND HEALTH

  • 136 (+ 25 pretest) questions

MAINE PROPERTY

  • 80 (+ 17 pretest) questions

MAINE CASUALTY

  • 88 (+ 17 pretest) questions

MAINE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY

  • 140(+ 27 pretest) questions

MAINE PERSONAL LINES

  • 100 (+ 13 pretest) questions

EXAM LOCATIONS

Computerized exams are given at Pearson VUE Testing Centers Monday-Saturday and select locations on Sunday.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DO I APPLY FOR MY LICENSE?

For questions regarding how to obtain a license after the examination has been passed, candidates should contact the Maine Bureau of Insurance at (207)624-8475 or visit them online at www.maine.gov/insurance. After passing the examination, candidates must apply for their license within two years. After two years, the Bureau will require the candidate to take and pass their licensing exams again.

IF I DON'T PASS IS THERE ANY WAITING PERIOD THAT APPLIES BEFORE I CAN RETAKE THE INSURANCE EXAM?

This computerized exam is scored immediately upon completion of parts I and II of the exam. If a candidate fails the exam, they must pay a reexamination fee and wait one day before scheduling a reexamination. Examination results are valid two years from the date of examination.