Vermont Insurance Prelicensing Requirements

VERMONT INSURANCE PRELICENSING INFORMATION

  • Vermont 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

  • $87 for the combined Life, Accident, Health and HMO, combined Property and Casualty, or Adjuster (Property and Casualty) exams. $73 for Life or Personal Lines exams.

PASSING SCORE REQUIRED

  • 70%

EXAM BREAKDOWN

Vermont Life

  • 100 questions

Vermont Accident and Health

  • 100 questions

Vermont Life, Accident, Health and HMO

  • 150 questions

Vermont Property and Casualty

  • 150 questions

Vermont Property

  • 100 questions

Vermont Casualty

  • 100 questions

Vermont Personal Lines

  • 100 questions

Vermont Adjuster (Property and Casualty)

  • 150 questions

EXAM LOCATIONS

Computerized exams are given at Prometric 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 Vermont Department of Financial Regulation at (802) 828- 3303 or visit them online at www.dfr.vermont.gov. After passing the examination, candidates must apply for their license within two years.

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 to score at least 70% on their exam, they must pay a reexamination fee and retake the exam. There is no limit to how many times a candidate may take the exam. Examination results are valid for two years from the date of examination.