Arizona Insurance Licensing State Requirements
Arizona Department of Insurance
Effective 4/17/2020: Producer applicants may now apply for a provisional (temporary) license on www.nipr.com. Adjuster and surplus lines broker applicants are able to apply for a provisional (temporary) license by completing form L-PRV. Additional information relating to these new license types can be found at the following link: https://insurance.az.gov/governors-executive-order-2020-17-continuity-work-license-requirements.
How to Get Your Arizona Insurance License
1. Complete an Insurance Exam Prep Course
2. Pass Your Arizona Licensing Exam
After completing your exam prep course, you must pass a state licensing exam. Kaplan’s exam prep content is based directly on the Arizona licensing exams, so you will be prepared to pass the first time.
Exam Provider: Prometric
- Website: https://www.prometric.com/arizona/insurance
- Telephone Number: 800-853-5448
How should I prepare for exam day?
- The exam will be administered by computer; you are not required to have any computer experience or typing skills to take the exam.
- You should arrive at least 30 minutes before the exam appointment to sign in, verify your identification, and complete all security checks.
Acceptable IDs for required identification:
- Driver’s License
- State-Issued Identification Card
Military Identification Card
- IDs must contain both a current photo and signature (if not, you must present two identification cards: one with your photo and one with your signature).
- Exactly match the name used to register for the exam (including designations such as “Jr.” and “III”).
- For the state of Arizona, an NPN is used instead of a state license number. An NPN is a unique identifier assigned through the licensing application process used to track individuals and business entities on a national basis. The NPN is commonly used to replace a producer license number.
- All testing sessions are monitored during the exam, and they are video and audio recorded.
- You must not bring personal/unauthorized materials into the testing room include but not limited to:
- Cellular Telephones
- Recording Devices
- Photographic Equipment
- Compliance with all testing facility security measures is required.
- The examination contains four-option multiple-choice questions.
- The examination also contains experimental questions. These questions will:
- Be randomly distributed.
- Not be counted for nor against your final score.
- Not count against your time allotted for the test.
- Used on future exams based on performance.
How is the exam scored?
- There is a minimum passing score of 70%.
- At the end of your exam, your score will be shown on the screen, and you will receive a printed score report.
- If you pass, Prometric electronically notifies the Department of Insurance of test results within 48 hours.
- If you do NOT pass the exam, you must repeat the licensing process.
- Please Note: Arizona law permits a maximum of 4 attempts to pass an exam in a 12- month period. If you do not pass an exam after 4 attempts, you must wait one year after failing the fourth attempt before you are eligible to take the exam again.
How long is the exam?
|Exam Code||Line of Authority||Exam Time||Total Questions|
|13-31||Arizona Examination for Life Insurance Producer||2 hours||100 Questions|
|13-32||Arizona Examination for Accident and Health or Sickness Insurance Producer||2 Hours|
|13-34||Arizona Examination for Property and Casualty Insurance Producer||2 Hours 30 Minutes||150 Questions|
|13-36||Arizona Examination for Property and Casualty Insurance Adjuster||2 Hours 30 Minutes||150 Questions|
|13-41||Arizona Examination for Surplus Lines Insurance Broker||1 Hour||60 Questions|
|13-42||Arizona Examination for Property Insurance Producer||2 Hours||100 Questions|
|13-43||Arizona Examination for Casualty Insurance Produer||2 Hours||100 Questions|
|13-44||Arizona Examination for Personal Lines Insurance Producer||2 Hours||100 Questions|