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Individual Producers

Resident Individuals

How to Apply for a License:

Register and Study for an Exam

Within one year prior to applying for a license, register for an examination through Pearson VUE.  The Candidate Handbook contains the course content outline and is an essential tool for studying for the examination.  The Candidate Handbook published online by Pearson VUE.

Individuals may choose to prepare for their prelicensing examination by taking a course of education in the fields of insurance for which they apply.  To find approved prelicensing courses, conduct a search on Sircon.

Submit an Application

Resident individuals applying for a producer license should apply electronically through Sircon.  The State licensing fee is $185.  The vendor may charge transaction fees in addition to the state fee.

Be Fingerprinted for a Criminal History Background Check

After applying for a license, upload to the application the Fingerprint Background Waiver, the fingerprint confirmation receipt and any other required supporting documentation (such as charging and resolution documents for any criminal history). The waiver must be received by the Division prior to submitting your fingerprints.

**Please note the Fingerprint Background Waiver is linked to a third-party website. If you are having difficulties retrieving any of the forms, please notify the Division by emailing nevada.licensing@doi.nv.gov.

Make a reservation for digital fingerprinting through an approved vendor. The criminal history report associated with your digital fingerprints is valid for six months.

Applicant for Variable Annuities

A producer applying to sell variable annuities or variable life insurance must be registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and must hold an active producer license with life line of authority.

Appointment Requirements:

Nevada law requires each individual and business entity producer be appointed by an insurance company. Please see the Appointment page for more information.

How to Print Your License 

License printing is available through Sircon.  If the individual applied through Sircon, there is no charge to print the license for 30 days from the date of issuance.  A transaction fee will apply for licenses printed after the first 30 days.

Renewal Information

To renew a license, a licensee must complete the continuing education requirements and submit an electronic renewal application and renewal fee through Sircon.

Continuing Education Requirements

Resident producers are required to complete continuing education (CE).  Individuals must complete 30 hours of CE during the license term and prior to the expiration of the license.  Three of the hours must be in ethics.  To find CE courses for your line of authority, visit Sircon to use the education lookup tool.

CE Exemptions for Producers

Licensed Producers may be eligible for an exemption from continuing education. A full list of qualifying criteria may be found in NAC 683A.330.

To request an exemption, submit the Exemption Request Form.  

Nonresident Individual Requirements

How to Apply for a License:

Nonresident individuals applying for a producer license must apply electronically through Sircon.  The State licensing fee is $185.  The vendor may charge transaction fees in addition to the state fee.

How to Print Your License

License printing is available through Sircon.  If the individual applied through Sircon, there is no charge to print the license for 30 days from the date of issuance.    A transaction fee will apply for licenses printed after the first 30 days.

Applicant for Variable Annuities

A producer applying to sell variable annuities or variable life insurance must be registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and must hold an active producer license with life line of authority.