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Virginia Insurance License State Requirements

Virginia Bureau of Insurance
Agents Licensing Section

Address:1300 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone:804-371-9631 or
800-552-7945 (in VA)

Exam Provider: Pearson VUE

Prelicensing Education Hour Requirements

  • The state of Virginia does not require prelicensing education.
  • Although prelicensing education is not required, due to the difficulty and nature of these exams, Kaplan highly recommends enrolling in a study course.

Methods of Education

  • Classroom
  • Self-study
  • Online

Certificate of Completion Requirements

  • Not applicable

Exam and/or Prelicensing Education Exemptions
Candidates who hold the following designations or certifications may apply for the indicated lines of authority without taking the prelicensing exam:

  • CLU® holders may apply for the Life and Annuities license, Health license, or both.
  • CPCU® holders may apply for the Property and Casualty license or the Personal Lines license.
Note: To request a waiver, candidates must submit proof that they hold the applicable designation to the Bureau of Insurance with their license application.

This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for nonresident license information, please refer to the Virginia Bureau of Insurance website at http://www.scc.virginia.gov/boi/.

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.