Connecticut Insurance Prelicensing Requirements

CONNECTICUT INSURANCE PRELICENSING INFORMATION

Connecticut requires potential agents take and complete a state approved prelicensing course before taking their licensing exam.

HOW DO I COMPLETE MY EXAMFX PRELICENSING EDUCATION COURSE?

To earn your certificate of completion, you must:

  • Complete and pass the simulated exam with a score of 70% or better.

DON'T FORGET YOUR GUARANTEE EXAM!

ExamFX is so confident in the quality of its material that we offer our customers a first-time pass guarantee. If you don’t pass the first time around, we will refund your money. To qualify for this offer, you must pass our Guarantee Exam with a score of 80% to determine maximum exam readiness. While completing this portion of your online course is not required, we highly recommend taking this extra step.

HOW DO I GET MY LICENSE?

Step 1: Complete a prelicensing course that has been approved by the Department of Insurance. Once you have completed your course, ExamFX will issue a certificate of completion which you may download and print from your online ExamFX account.

Step 2: Schedule your exam with your state’s testing provider, Prometric. The fastest way to schedule your exam is to do so online at www.pearsonvue.com. You can also schedule your exam over the phone at (800) 341-3257. Your examination fee is $54 for single line exams and $79 for dual line exams.

To change of cancel your testing appointment, you must contact Pearson VUE at least 48 hours in advance or forfeit the examination fee.

IMPORTANT NOTE: When you register for ExamFX prelicensing courses, schedule your license exam, and/or apply for your license it is important to use the same name that appears on the identification forms you plan to present at the time of your testing appointment.

Step 3: Take and pass you state licensing exam. On the day of your appointment you must bring with you one valid form of government issued identification (driver’s license, passport, military I.D., etc.), which must contain your photograph. You must also bring with you your certificate of completion. You will not be able to take your exam if these requirements are not met.

Once you have completed your examination you will be made aware of your results.

Step 4: Apply for your license. Connecticut resident applicants must use the online application service at www.nipr.com. Additional licensing application guidance may be accessed on the NIPR website.

Step 5: Maintain your license by being aware of your continuing education requirements. Most insurance licenses must be maintained by completing a certain number of credit hours of continuing education each licensing period. ExamFX offers continuing education courses that will help you comply with your state’s requirements. Click here to view your state’s education rules and stay on top of your license.

WHAT WILL MY EXAM BE LIKE?

Your exam experience is dependent on the line of authority you are testing for but most exams are taken on a computer. Carefully review the below examination breakdowns to learn important factors like:

  1. the number of questions on your exam
  2. the time limit
  3. the subjects that you will be tested on
  4. the score that you must achieve to pass the exam

Connecticut Life Insurance Examination
100 questions – 2 hours
Passing score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Insurance 10%
Life Insurance Basics 17%
Life Insurance Policies 18%
Life Insurance Policy Provisions, Options and Riders 18%
Annuities 10%
Qualified Plans 7%
Federal Tax Considerations for Life Insurance and Annuities 10%
Insurance Regulation 10%

Connecticut Accident and Health Agent Examination
100 questions – 2 hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Insurance 10%
Health Insurance Basics 8%
Individual Health Insurance Policy General Provisions 7%
Disability Income and Related Insurance 7%
Medical Plans 25%
Group Health Insurance 15%
Dental Insurance 3%
Insurance for Senior Citizens and Special Needs Individuals 11%
Federal Tax Considerations for Health Insurance 4%
Insurance Regulation 10%

Connecticut Life, Accident and Health Insurance Examination
150 Questions – 2.5 hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
Insurance Regulation 6%
General Insurance 6%
Life Insurance Basics 9%
Life Insurance Policies 10%
Life Insurance Policy Provisions, Options and Riders 10%
Annuities 5%
Qualified Plans 4%
Federal Tax Considerations for Life Insurance and Annuities 6%
Health Insurance Basics 6%
Individual Health Insurance Policy General Provisions 4%
Disability Income and Related Insurance 5%
Medical Plans 10%
Group Health Insurance 7%
Dental Insurance 2%
Insurance for Senior Citizens and Special Needs Individuals 7%
Federal Tax Considerations for Health Insurance 3%

Connecticut Property Insurance Examination
100 questions – 2 hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Insurance 7%
Property Insurance Basics 20%
Dwelling Policy 7%
Homeowners Policy 21%
Commercial Package Policy (CPP) 15%
Businessowners Policy 13%
Other Coverages and Options 9%
Insurance Regulation 8%

Connecticut Casualty Insurance Examination
100 Questions – 2 Hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Insurance 7%
Casualty Insurance Basics 17%
Homeowners Policy 18%
Auto Insurance 18%
Commercial Package Policy (CPP) 10%
Businessowners Policy 9%
Workers Compensation Insurance 8%
Other Coverages and Options 5%
Insurance Regulation 8%

Connecticut Personal Lines Insurance Examination
100 Questions – 2 Hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Insurance 9%
Property and Casualty Insurance Basics 17%
Dwelling Policy 7%
Homeowners Policy 25%
Auto Insurance 26%
Other Coverages and Options 7%
Insurance Regulation 9%

I FAILED MY EXAM. NOW WHAT?

We are sorry to hear that you have failed your first attempt at passing your state’s licensing exam. These licensing exams are difficult and some candidates must try again to reach their goal. We want to help you get there, so we recommend that you:

Step 1: Be aware of retake limitations and rules. More information on this may be found at www.prometric.com/connecticut/insurance.

Step 2: Reschedule your exam after the 24 hour waiting period. You must re-register by following the initial registrations and scheduling steps.

Step 3: ExamFX’s subject matter experts are available by email at instructor.support@examfx.com to help you pass your licensing exam on your next attempt. Many testing providers will supply you with a score report or performance summary after your testing appointment. Use this report to let the ExamFX subject matter experts know what areas of the exam that you are struggling the most with.

Step 4: Study your materials. ExamFX materials are created by analyzing the exact testing outline supplied by your testing provider or Department of Insurance. This means that all the information that you need to pass your exam is within your course. Be confident that with more studying, you can pass your licensing exam and achieve your goals!

MORE QUESTIONS?

ExamFX recommends that you contact your Department of Insurance for questions about licensure and Prometric for questions and requests for information about exams.


Connecticut Insurance Department
Producer Licensing Section
Website: www.ct.gov/cid
Email: cid.licensing@ct.gov


Prometric
Email: pro.ceservices@prometric.com
Phone: (800) 347-9242


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