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Louisiana Insurance License State Requirements

Louisiana Department of Insurance
Producer Licensing Division

Address:P.O. Box 94214
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone:225-342-0860
Website:http://www.ldi.state.la.us
E-mail:mbroussel@ldi.state.la.us

Exam Provider: PSI (Effective 3/2/2015)

Prelicensing Education Hour Requirements

  • Life - 20 Hours
  • Health & Accident - 20 Hours
  • Property - 20 Hours
  • Casualty - 20 Hours
  • Personal Lines - 20 Hours

*Note: Prelicensing education and application for license must be done prior to scheduling state exam.

Acceptable Methods of Education

  • Classroom
  • Verifiable self-study

Online Course Requirements

  • Time Tracking: Lousiana requires that your online study time be tracked. In order to successfully complete the course, you must complete the required number of hours while studying in the Course Contents Units of the online course. Your online course tracker will be displayed in the upper right hand corner of your page so that you can verify the time spent in the course is being tracked.
  • In order for a certificate of completion to be earned and issued, the final exam for self-study courses must be monitored by a disinterested third party (someone other than a relative, friend, or business associate).

Certificate of Completion Requirements

  • Applicant must bring their original prelicensing education certificate (certificate to include the appropriate seal/signature and the prelicensing school number), to the testing center when they take their exam.
  • Certificates are valid for one year.

In order for a certificate of completion to be earned and issued, the final exam for self-study courses must be monitored by a disinterested third party (someone other than a relative, friend, or business associate).
 

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

  • Life - CEBS, ChFC®, CIC, CFP®, CLU®, FLMI, LUTCF
  • Health & Accident - RHU, CEBS, REBC, HIA
  • Property & Casualty - AAI, ARM, CIC, CPCU®
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major course work in insurance
Note: Certification of a designation award must be included with the producer application.

This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for nonresident license information, please refer to the the Louisiana Department of Insurance website at http://www.ldi.state.la.us.

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.