To become a Life and/or Health Agent in Georgia, you will need to do the following:
We have all the tools you need to get through your online pre-licensing course and pass your state exam the first time. When you satisfy the requirements for your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which you will need to take with you to your state exam.
Before scheduling your exam, we recommend that you read the Candidate Handbook for important details. Licensing exams are provided by Pearson Vue and cost $63. Please note that effective February 15, 2022, the examination retake rule changed. Candidates who fail an exam are now required to wait 14 days to retest after exam attempts one and two and 60 days after exam attempts thereafter. When scheduling your exam, be sure to use your legal name and personal information as it appears on your government issued ID.
New license applicants are required to submit a notarized Citizenship Affidavit Form (GID-276-EN) attesting to either United States citizenship or lawful presence. A copy of the required form, along with instructions for completing the form, can be downloaded from the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's Website. The completed and signed Citizenship Affidavit form and a copy of the front of one of the secure and verifiable identification documents listed on the form must be submitted with the online license application (next step).
Individuals must complete a pre-licensing course of study for the lines of authority desired before taking any examination. Applicants are required to pass a final exam of the pre-licensing course with a 70% or higher to receive a certificate of completion and be eligible to take the state exam. The pre-licensing course must consist of 20 classroom hours per line of authority, or equivalent individual instruction, on the general principles of insurance for that line of authority. The lines of authority requiring a pre-licensing course are as follows:
Before scheduling your exam, we recommend that you read the Candidate Handbook for important details. Licensing exams are provided by Pearson Vue. Please note that effective February 15, 2022, the examination retake rule changed. Candidates who fail an exam are now required to wait 14 days to retest after exam attempts one and two and 60 days after exam attempts thereafter. When scheduling your exam, be sure to use your legal name and personal information as it appears on your government issued ID. You may schedule online with Pearson Vue, or you can call 888-274-2020 to schedule your exam appointment over the phone.
The exam fee of $63 must be paid at the time of reservation by credit card, debit card, or voucher. Fees will not be accepted at the test center. Examination fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, except as detailed in the Change/Cancel Policy of the Candidate Handbook.
Once you have submitted your Citizenship Affidavit, application and fingerprints, your application will be reviewed. The average turnaround time is 14 days, though processing times vary. If there is an issue with your application, you will be contacted by email. Once your application is approved, your license will be emailed to you via Sircon’s automated system. To see more information about the licensing process, please visit https://oci.georgia.gov/get-insurance-agent-license.
To see additional information about the fingerprinting process and valid forms of ID to bring to your fingerprint appointment, download this form.
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You will need a valid photo ID to get fingerprinted and take the state exam, but it does not have to be a driver license. You will also need secondary forms of identification for both the state exam and fingerprinting. Please see the details on this page to know what to bring.
Yes, you have to be a resident of your state to be issued an insurance license.