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For the following types of licenses, application instructions and forms are available:

After Passing an Exam, If required, send us an application, fee and documentation required by the application instructions.

For general information regarding agent and broker licenses, select License Information.

Licensing Exam Vendor

Prometric, Inc.
New York Insurance Exam Registration
7941 Corporate Drive
Nottingham, MD 21236
Phone: (800) 324-7147
www.prometric.com/newyork/ins

License Requirements

Following is a table that lists the licenses issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services and their requirements.

Code: BB - bail bond agent
Ins Law Section: 6802
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination: None.

Code: BR - property & casualty broker (all lines except life, bail bonds, annuities)
Ins Law Section: 2104
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. one qualified by examination who was licensed BR within last two years
  2. current PC agent
  3. non-resident

Other Requirement: 90 hour course or Statement of Employer

Code: C1 - consultant - life
Ins Law Section: 2107
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. licensed LA agent
  2. CLU, FAS or ASA designation
Code: C3 - consultant -general
Ins Law Section: 2107
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:
  1. current PC agent or BR
  2. CPCU, FCAS or ACAS designation

Code: EX - excess line broker
Ins Law Section: 2105
Exam Required: No.
Other Requirement: Must be BR

Code: IA - independent adjuster
Ins Law Section: 2108
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. one qualified by examination who was licensed IA within last 2 years

Code: LA - life, a&h, variable life/variable annuities agent
Ins Law Section: 2103(a)
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. one qualified by examination who was licensed as LA within last 2 years
  2. non-resident
  3. fraternal only
  4. travel accident only

Other Requirement: 40 hour course

Code: LB - life broker
Ins Law Section: 2104(b)(1)(A)
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. one qualified by examination who was licensed as LA or LB within last two years
  2. non-resident

Other Requirement: 40 hour course or Statement of Employer

Code: LR - limited agent
Ins Law Section: 2131
Exam Required: No.

Code: LSB - Life Settlement Broker
Ins Law Section: 2137
Exam Required: Yes.Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. licensed LA or LB for one year or more

Other Requirement: Department approved course or Statement of Employer

Code: MG - mortgage guarantee agent
Ins Law Section: 6505
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. one qualified by examination who was licensed within last two years
  2. non-resident who passed exam in home state

Other Requirement: 90 hour course

Code: PA - public adjuster
Ins Law Section: 2108
Exam Required: Yes. Call Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. one qualified by examination who was licensed as PA within last 2 years

Other Requirement: 40 hour course or Statement of Employer

Code: PC - property & casualty agent
Ins Law Section: 2103(b)
Exam Required: Yes. Contact Prometric
Exemption from Examination:

  1. one qualified by examination who was licensed PC within last 2 years
  2. current BR
  3. non-resident
  4. baggage only

Other Requirement: 90 hour course

Code: RI - reinsurance intermediary
Ins Law Section: 2106
Exam Required: No.

Code: SR - service contract registrant
Ins Law Section: 7907
Exam Required: No.

Updated 07/30/2014

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