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Alabama Life and Health Pre-licensing
Alabama Life Pre-licensing
Alabama Health Pre-licensing
Alabama Property and Casualty Pre-licensing
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Alabama State Insurance Licensing Requirements
HOW TO OBTAIN AN ALABAMA INSURANCE PRODUCER LICENSE
Complete the prelicensing course.
- Life Only – 20 hours
- Accident & Health Only – 20 hours
- Life, Accident & Health – 40 hours
- Casualty Insurance – 20 hours
- Property Insurance – 20 hours
- Property and Casualty – 40 hours
- Personal lines – 20 hours
- Adjusters including Property and Casualty and Workers Comp – 40 hours
- Adjusters excluding Property and Casualty and Workers Comp – 20 hours
- This is a forced progression (locked) state that requires the student to review each lesson and pass each of the chapter quiz before moving onto the next section/chapter.
- Assessments on key topics throughout the course and must be successfully passed with a minimum score of 70% before moving onto the next chapter.
- Mandatory final exam
- Certificates will be available upon completion of the course and passing the final exam with a minimum score of 70%.
- Download and Print certificate though the “Transcript” tile on the user dashboard.
- Certificates are valid for 12 months.
Schedule the Alabama State examination.
- Registration must be completed online on the University of Alabama website: www.training.ua.edu/insurance-testing/insurance-testing-registration/
- Single line exam fee $50
- Combined exams fee $75
- There is a 7-day waiting period to take the exam.
Online proctored exams:
- After submitting your registration, you will receive an email within 2 business days from “Alabama Support” to set up your account and upload your prelicensing certificate.
- You will receive a 2nd email to upload your driver’s license.
- Upon approval you will receive a 3rd email with instructions to download Proctor Free. You will be instructed to start your exam at your convenience.
Limitation on repeat examinations:
- After the second failure of an examination, an examinee cannot take the examination for that line of authority until after a 90-day waiting period. After an examinee has failed an examination four times, the examinee thereafter has a 180-day waiting period for each subsequent examination for that line of authority. The waiting period starts over in 24 months from the last failure
Pass your state exam
- Take advantage of the cram courses (Prep Review and Exam Simulator) within your prelicensing course during the waiting period.
- Prep Review Course: This part of the training features content “boiled down to the essence” of the state exam. Chapters have only a few pages of material, but the content must be mastered to pass. Instructionally designed to teach individuals how to pass, most study effort should be invested here. Chapter exams are substantially larger (50+ questions), providing exposure to the types of questions seen on the state exam.
- Exam Simulator: These special exams are designed to gauge content retention levels. Important: Only take the Exam Simulators after the Prep Review Course has been successfully completed. It ensures these questions will be “fresh in the mind”.
- On the day of testing, you must present a valid government issued photo id and certificate of completion.
Submit your Fingerprints
- The state of Alabama requires fingerprinting. Schedule your reservation after passing the state exam and one day before you apply for your license at https://www.aps.gemalto.com/index.htm
- Fingerprint Fee $48.95
Apply for license
- Submit license application online through www.nipr.com
- Application fee $80
- Submit proof of citizenship https://aldoi.gov/LicenseeCZ/Initial.aspx
- In accordance with the Beason-Hammon Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, Alabama requires all applicants to verify proof of citizenship. You can find a list of valid documents here.
|DESCRIPTION||Question Count||% of Exam Questions|
|L&H||Life||Health||L&H||Life||Life and Health|
|Part 1 – General – Life and Health Insurance|
|Purpose of Insurance||8||8||6||5%||5%||6%|
|Underwriting and the Application||11||9||8||7%||7%||8%|
|Part II – Life Insurance|
|Traditional Life Policies||11||18||0||7%||14%||0%|
|Flexible Feature Life Policies||3||5||0||2%||4%||0%|
|Annuities and Retirement Plans||5||6||0||3%||5%||0%|
|Business and Group Life||4||6||0||3%||5%||0%|
|Part III – Health Insurance|
|Medical Expense Policies||7||0||9||5%||0%||9%|
|Disability Income Policies||6||0||10||4%||0%||10%|
|Uniform Individual Health Policy Provision Law||7||0||11||5%||0%||11%|
|Medicare and Medicaid||3||0||4||2%||0%||4%|
|Limited Health Insurance Policies||7||0||10||5%||0%||10%|
|Part IV – Alabama Insurance Law|
|All Licensing Candidates||8||9||9||5%||7%||9%|
|Life Insurance Candidates||7||9||0||5%||7%||0%|
|Accident and Health (Disability) Insurance Candidates||5||0||7||3%||0%||7%|
|Total for All Parts|
|Total Scored Questions on Exam||150||125||100||150||125||100|
|Maximum Time allowed to complete exam in minutes||180||150||120||180||150||120|
|Minimum Correct for Passing Score||105||87||70||105||87||70|
|Description||Questions on Exam||% of Exam Questions|
|P&C||Property||Casualty||Personal Lines||P&C||Property||Casualty||Personal Lines|
|Part I – Property & Casualty Fundamentals|
|Property & Casualty Vocabulary||9||12||12||10||6%||12%||10%||10%|
|Basics of Property Insurance||9||10||0||9||6%||10%||0%||9%|
|Basics of Liability Insurance||5||0||8||7||3%||0%||6%||7%|
|Part II – Personal Lines|
|Homeowners & Dwelling Policies||16||28||0||27||11%||28%||0%||27%|
|Personal Auto Policy||14||0||13||13||9%||0%||10%||13%|
|Watercraft and Flood Policies||4||2||2||4||3%||2%||2%||4%|
|Part III – Commercial Lines|
|The Commercial Package Policy||4||8||8||0||3%||8%||6%||0%|
|Commercial General Liability||15||0||19||0||10%||0%||15%||0%|
|Crime and Fidelity Bonds||8||0||8||0||5%||0%||6%||0%|
|Equipment Breakdown Coverage||4||0||4||0||3%||0%||3%||0%|
|Other Commercial Policies||17||0||19||0||11%||0%||15%||0%|
|Workers Comp and Employers Liability||4||0||4||0||3%||0%||3%||0%|
|Part IV – Alabama Law|
|All Licensing Candidates||9||11||10||11||6%||11%||8%||11%|
|Property & Casualty Candidates||5||5||3||5||3%||5%||2%||5%|
|Total for Part IV – Alabama Law||20||16||16||22||13%||16%||13%||22%|
|Total for All Parts|
|Total Scored Questions on Exam||150||100||125||100||150||100||125||100|
|Maximum Time allowed to complete exam in minutes||180||120||150||120||180||120||150||120|
|Minimum Correct for Passing Score||105||70||87||70||105||70||87||70|
Producer Licensing Checklist:
|1. Complete prelicensing course|
|2. Print certificate|
|3. Register for exam|
|4. Pass exam|
|5. Submit Fingerprints|
|6. Apply for license|
|7. Submit proof of citizenship|
Alabama Dept of Insurance Phone: 334-269-3550
Address: 201 Monroe Street Suite 502 Montgomery, AL 36104
Working as an Insurance Agent
Property and Casualty Insurance Agents
What can you expect working as an agent? Property and casualty insurance agents work with clients to help secure policies that protect people and businesses from financial loss.
For individuals many of these events include automobile accidents, fire, theft. For businesses these events can include the same as individuals but can also include workers’ compensation claims, product liability claims, or medical malpractice claims.
Life Insurance Agents
What can you expect from working as an Insurance agent? Life insurance agents work with clients to help secure policies that pay beneficiaries when a policyholder passes away. Life insurance agents also can help people prepare for retirement by offering certain types of annuities.
Health and long-term care insurance agents work with clients to help secure policies that cover the costs of medical care and assisted-living services. They also can help clients secure dental insurance and disability insurance.
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