MASSACHUSETTS INSURANCE PRELICENSING INFORMATION
- Massachusetts 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.
- $39 per exam session. Candidates may schedule to take two exams in the same session (i.e Life and Health or Property and Casualty). Combined exams sessions are $49. The Public Adjuster exam is $10.
PASSING SCORE REQUIRED
MASSACHUSETTS LIFE INSURANCE
MASSACHUSETTS ACCIDENT AND HEALTH OR SICKNESS INSURANCE
MASSACHUSETTS PROPERTY INSURANCE
MASSACHUSETTS CASUALTY INSURANCE
MASSACHUSETTS PERSONAL LINES
Computerized exams are given at Prometric Testing Centers Monday- Saturday.
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 Massachusetts Division of Insurance, Producer Licensing at (617) 521-7794 and opt for line #2 or visit them online at www.mass.gov/doi. After passing the examination, candidates must apply for their license within one year.
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 the exam. If a candidate fails they must pay a reexamination fee and retake the exam. There is no limit to how many times a candidate may take the exam.