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Pre-Licensing Education Requirements for Producers

As required by NRS 683A and NAC 683A, candidates must satisfactorily complete an approved course of education in the fields of insurance for which they apply before they may be licensed. Candidates must satisfactorily complete twenty (20) hours of education per line of authority.

Persons with at least ten (10) years employment with an insurer in underwriting or adjusting claims or a person who has been licensed for ten (10) out of the last fifteen (15) years may be eligible for an exemption.  The exemption from pre-licensing education requirements must be submitted to the Division via a PE Exemption Request Form.

An applicant for licensing in this state who was previously licensed for the same lines of authority in another state need not complete any education or examination if the application is received within ninety (90) days after the cancellation of his or her license. The applicant may provide an original Letter of Clearance from the previous resident state to document the cancellation date.

Instructions regarding searching for approved Pre-Licensing Education courses may be found here.

Examination Requirement for Producers

As required by NRS 683A and NAC 683A, candidates must pass an approved examination covering the lines of insurance for which they apply before they may be licensed. Pearson VUE is the Division’s only authorized Testing Vendor. Test appointments may be made up to one calendar day prior to the day you wish to test, subject to availability. Pearson VUE offers the following scheduling options.

An applicant for licensing in this state who was previously licensed for the same lines of authority in another state need not complete any education or examination if the application is received within ninety (90) days after the cancellation of his or her license. The applicant may provide an original Letter of Clearance from the previous resident state to document the cancellation date.

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