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Georgia Insurance License State Requirements

Georgia Insurance Department
Agents Licensing Division

Two Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 704
Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone: 404-656-2101

Website: http://www.gainsurance.org
E-mail: Agents@oci.ga.gov

Exam Provider: Pearson VUE

Prelicensing Education Hour Requirements

  • Life - 20 Hours
  • Accident & Sickness - 20 Hours
  • Property - 20 Hours
  • Casualty - 20 Hours
  • Personal Lines - 20 Hours
  • Variable Products - 8 Hours plus life insurance license

Acceptable Methods of Education

  • Classroom
  • Online

Live Class Requirements

  • Pre-Class Study (must be completed prior to attending the live class): Life and Health 8 hours (Life only 4 hours and Health only 4 hours); Property and Casualty 8 hours.
  • In-Class Exam: In Georgia, an in-class graded exam is given to test your readiness for the state exam. The test must be passed with a 70% or greater in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Certificate of Completion Requirements

  • Applicant submits original certificate to the insurance department with their license application.
  • Applicant must pass the required examination for licensure within 12 months of the completion of the prelicensing course.
  • Applicants who fail to pass an examination after taking it 3 times must take another prelicensing course prior to retaking the exam.

Exam and/or Prelicensing Education Exemptions*
Applicants who have earned the following designations, certifications, or degree are exempt from prelicensing education and exam requirements for the indicated lines of authority:

  • Life and Health - CLU®, FLMI
  • Property & Casualty - CPCU®, CIC, CISR, CRM
  • All Lines - College degrees in insurance

Note: Successful completion of two college or university courses related to insurance in the lines of authority the applicant is applying for may also qualify for an exemption.

*Applicants must attach copy of applicable designation/degree to their license application.

Note: Any applicants who have not completed the licensing requirements within 12 months of passing the exam will be required to retake the exam.

This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for nonresident license information, please refer to the Georgia Insurance Department website at http://www.gainsurance.org.

This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. Kaplan Financial Education makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, Kaplan Financial Education is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein.