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Oregon Insurance License State Requirements

Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services
Oregon Insurance Division

Address:350 Winter St NE
Salem, OR 97301-3883
P.O. Box 14480
Salem, OR 97309-0405

Exam Provider: PSI

Prelicensing Education Hour Requirements

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

Acceptable Methods of Education

  • Classroom
  • Online
Online Course Requirements
  • Forced progression: This requires the user to successfully complete each page of the online course before being allowed to proceed to the next.

Certificate of Completion Requirements

  • Upon completion of the online course, the applicant must receive a score of 70% or greater on the certification exam in order to be issued a certificate.
  • Applicants must bring the original certificate of completion with them to the test center on exam day.
  • Certificates are valid for one year.

Exam and/or Prelicensing Education Exemptions
Prelicensing education is not required for:

  • Life, Health, or Life and Health applicants holding the CLU® designation.
  • Property and/or Casualty applicants holding the CPCU® designation.
Note: Applicants may contact the Insurance Division regarding waivers. If a waiver is issued, the applicant must bring the original waiver letter with them to the test center on exam day. Verification of designation must be submitted to the Insurance Division with the license application.

Process for being issued an Oregon Insurance License
The process for being issued an Oregon insurance producer license are as follows (Note: Applicant must first successfully complete all of the prelicensing education requirements covered above):

  1. Schedule your state exam through psiexams.com or 800-733-9267.
  2. Pass your exam.
  3. While at the exam center have electronic finger prints taken and pay the Fingerprinting Fee. The Fingerprinting Fee includes the state processing fee and PSI processing fee (fee must be paid with VISA, MasterCard, Company check, money order, or cashier’ check ONLY - no personal checks).
  4. Apply online at NIPR.com. This should be done soon after passing the exam.

This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for nonresident license information, please refer to the Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services website at http://www.oregon.gov/dcbs/insurance/Pages/index.aspx.

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.