Indiana Insurance Prelicensing Requirements

INDIANA INSURANCE PRELICENSING INFORMATION

Indiana requires potential agents take and complete a state approved prelicensing course before taking their licensing exam. *A state reporting fee of $4.00 per course will be charged when you place your order.

HOW DO I COMPLETE MY EXAMFX PRELICENSING EDUCATION COURSE?

To earn your certificate of completion, you must:

  • Complete all Study by Topic reading chapters and Study by Topic quizzes.

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, Pearson Vue at www.pearsonvue.com/in/insurance at least 24 hours in advance. First-time users are required to create an account. You may also schedule over the phone at (800) 274-2616. Your exam fee will be $50-$69 depending on the type of exam and must be paid at the time of reservation.

Step 3: Take and pass your 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 name and 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.

After the exam, you will be provided with your official score report.

Step 4: Apply for your license. Indiana resident applicants may use the online application service at www.nipr.com or www.sircon.com/Indiana. 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. 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

Indiana Life Insurance Examination
95 questions (80 scored; 15 pretest)
Time limit: 2 hours
Passing score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Knowledge
Completing the Application, Underwriting, and Delivering the Policy 15%
Types of Life Policies 15%
Life Insurance Policy Provisions, Options and Riders 22%
Taxes, Retirement, and Other Insurance Concepts 10%
State Law
Indiana Statutes and Rules Common to All Lines 25%
Indiana Statutes and Rules Pertinent to Life Insurance Only 13%

Indiana Accident and Health Insurance Examination
95 questions (80 scored; 15 pretest)
Time Limit: 2 Hours
Passing score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Knowledge
Field Underwriting Procedures 11%
Types of Policies 18%
Policy Provisions, Clauses, and Riders 25%
Social Insurance 4%
Other Insurance Concepts 5%
State Law
Indiana Statutes, Rules, and Regulations Common to All Lines 25%
Indiana Statutes, Rules, and Regulations Pertinent to Health Only 13%

Indiana Life, Accident and Health Insurance Examination
150 questions (135 scored; 15 pretest)
Time Limit: 3 Hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Knowledge
Completing the Application, Underwriting, and Delivering the Policy 9%
Types of Life Policies 9%
Life Insurance Policy Provisions, Options and Exclusions 13%
Field Underwriting Procedures 7%
Types of Health Polices 11%
Health Policy Provisions, Clauses and Riders 14%
Social Insuracne 2%
Other Health Insurance Conceptstd> 3%
State Law
Indiana Rules and Regulations Common to All Lines 15%
Indiana Rules and Regulations Pertinent to Life Only 6%
Indiana Rules and Regulations Pertinent to Health Only 5%

Indiana Property and Casualty Insurance Examination
150 Questions (135 scored; 15 pretest)
Time Limit: 3 Hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Knowledge
Insurance Terms and Related Concepts 21%
Policy Provisions and Contract Law 16%
Types of Policies 37%
State Law
Indiana Statutes, Rules, and Regulations Common to All Lines 17%
Indiana Statutes, Rules and Regulations for Surplus Lines 1%
Indiana Statutes, Rules and Regulations Pertinent to Personal Lines 4%
Indiana Statutes, Rules and Regulations Pertinent to Commercial Lines 4%

Indiana Personal Lines Insurance Examination
115 questions (100 scored; 15 pretest)
Time limit: 2 Hours
Passing Score: 70%

CHAPTER PERCENTAGE OF EXAM
General Knowledge
Property and Casualty Insurance Terms and Related Concepts 28%
Property and Casualty Policy Provisions and Contract Law 24%
Types of Property Policies 10%
Types of Casualty Policies 13%
State Law
Indiana Statutes, Rules and Regulations Common to All Lines 18%
Indiana Statutes, Rules and Regulations Pertinent to Casualty Only 7%

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: Reschedule your exam. You must wait forty-eight (48) hours before retaking an examination. You must reregister by following the initial registrations and scheduling steps. Another exam fee is required for each attempt. There are no limits to the number of retakes; however, you must pass your licensing exam within 6 months of completing your education requirement or you must complete the education course again.

Step 2: ExamFX’s subject matter experts are available by email at [email protected] 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 3: 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 or testing center directly.

For licensing questions:
Indiana Department of Insurance
Attn: Agency Services
311 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2787
Main Phone: 317-232-2389
Fax: 317-234-5882
[email protected]

For assistance with registering or scheduling an exam
Pearson VUE Indiana Insurance
Attn: Regulatory Program
5601 Green Valley Dr.
Bloomington, MN 55437
Phone (866) 895-0496
Email [email protected]

The information displayed above is for informational purposes only. ExamFX is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this page. All steps have been taken to make sure that the information relayed on this page is accurate; however, information is subject to change without notice. It is the responsibility of the producer to be compliant per their states requirements.