To become a Life and/or Health Agent in Maryland, you will need to do the following:
When you satisfy the requirements for your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Pre-licensing education is valid for six months from the date of completion; you will need to take and pass your state exam within this timeframe. Once you complete your pre-licensing course to sit for the Maryland Insurance Exam, American Online Insurance School will provide you with an eligibility number. You will need this eligibility number to schedule for your Maryland Insurance exam.
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:
Once the pre-licensing course is completed and a certificate is awarded, the insurance licensing examination can be taken within six months from the date of the certificate.
Once you complete your pre-licensing course to sit for the Maryland Insurance Exam, American Online Insurance School will provide you with an eligibility number. You will need this eligibility number to schedule for your Maryland Insurance exam.
When scheduling your exam, be sure to use your legal name and personal information as it appears on your government issued ID. The state exam must be taken within six months of completing your pre-licensing course, and the cost for the exam is $60 for Life exams, Accident & Health or Sickness exams, and Life, Health & Accident exams. You can make an exam reservation through the following methods:
When scheduling your exam, be sure to use your legal name and personal information as it appears on your government issued ID. Bring a current form of photo and signature identification (a valid Driver’s License, non-driver ID, passport, or military ID).
American Online Insurance School provides information as a courtesy to individuals who getting licensed and/or are subject to continuing education (CE) as insurance producers, agents, adjusters and/or brokers. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither American Online Insurance School nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.
Phone: 410-468-2000 or 1-800-492-6116
Maryland Insurance Administration
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD 21202
You will need a valid photo ID to take the state exam, but it does not have to be a driver license. Select your state in the dropdown below to see your state’s testing requirements.
Yes, you have to be a resident of your state to be issued an insurance license.