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Tennessee Insurance License State Requirements

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Insurance Division

Agent Licensing Section


Address:500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone:615-741-2693 or
888-416-0868
Website:http://www.state.tn.us/commerce/insuranceFax:615-532-2862
E-mail:ce.agent.licensing@state.tn.us

All credits earned through Insurance Systems of TN-Kaplan are non-transferable.

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Prelicensing Education Hour Requirements

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

**Note: Applicant must wait 48 hours after passing state exam to apply online for license.

Acceptable Methods of Education

  • Classroom
  • Self-study
  • Online

Live Class Requirements

  • Pre-Class Study (must be completed prior to attending the live class):
    • Life Only:  4 hours 
    • Health Only: 4 hours 
    • Property Only: 4 hours 
    • Casualty Only: 4 hours

Certificate of Completion Requirements

  • Applicant must present the original Prelicensing Course Certificate for each corresponding line of insurance authority they are applying for at the exam site.
  • An individual who has not successfully passed the examination within six (6) months of the first attempt shall be required to re-take pre-licensing education courses as set forth in Rule 0780-01-56-.06.

This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for nonresident license information, please refer to the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance website at http://www.state.tn.us/commerce/insurance.

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.