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Arkansas Life and Health Bundle Purchase Pre-licensing

$199.00
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Arkansas Life Pre-licensing

$199.00
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Arkansas Health Pre-licensing

$199.00
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Arkansas Property and Casualty Pre-licensing

$199.00

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Arkansas State Insurance Licensing Requirements

HOW TO OBTAIN AN ARKANSAS INSURANCE PRODUCER LICENSE

Complete the prelicensing course.

    • Life Only – 20 hours
    • Accident & Health Only – 20 hours
    • Casualty Insurance – 20 hours
    • Property Insurance – 20 hours
    • Personal lines – 20 hours

Course requirements:

  • 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
  • Completion of this course satisfies the prelicensing education requirement.

Certificate Information

To be eligible for a Certificate of completion, you must follow several steps:

  • Completion of the course including final exam.
  • Submit an electronic affidavit acknowledging you were actively engaged in one hundred percent of the course and your participation during the periods of perceived inactivity.
  • Upon completion of your Pre-licensing Affidavit, you will receive an email notifying you that you course completion certification is available to be printed directly from your student dashboard.
  • Download and Print certificate through the “Transcript” tile on the user dashboard.
  • Certificates are valid for 2 years.
  • Course completion rosters are reported to SBS weekly.
  • Education providers are required to collect and report students SSN.
  • You will receive an email confirmation from PSI with instructions on how to pay and schedule for the examination.

 

Apply for license

  • Submit license application online through www.nipr.com
  • Application fee: $15 plus processing fee

Submit Background Information

Schedule the Arkansas State examination.

  • You will receive an email notification from PSI containing your eligibility and exam information.
  • Registration must be completed online on PSI website: https://www.psiexams.com/arin
  • Single line exam fee $50

Limitation on repeat examinations:

  • There is a maximum of three attempts to retake an exam within the 90-day period.
  • Candidates who do not pass the examination within 90 days, or who do not pass the examination after three attempts, must wait four weeks, and repeat the entire process of applying for the approval to test.

Online proctored exams:

  • You must check the compatibility of your computer before registering for the exam. https://syscheck.bridge.psiexams.com
  • If your computer is not compatible with the online software, you will need to schedule your examination at PSI test center.

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 have the following items:
    • One form of identification bearing your signature, which must be a valid government issued photo id
    • Valid Certificate(s) of completion – Must be original hard copies

PSI Exam Outlines

DESCRIPTION Question Count % of Exam Questions
Life Health Life Health
Life Insurance
Types of Policies 12 0 15% 0%
Policy Rider, Provisions, Options and Exclusions 18 0 23% 0%
Completing the Application, Underwriting, and Delivering the Policy 12 0 15% 0%
Tax, Retirement, and Other Insurance Concepts 8 0 10% 0%
Health Insurance
Types of Policies 0 14 0% 18%
Policy Provisions, Clauses and Riders 0 20 0% 25%
Social Insurance 0 3 0% 4%
Other Insurance Concepts 0 4 0% 5%
Field Underwriting Procedures 0 9 0% 11%
Arkansas State Regulations
Arkansas Statutes, Rules and Regulations Common to Life and Health Insurance 30 30 38% 38%
Total for all parts
Total Scored Questions on Exam 80 80
Maximum Time allowed to complete exam in minutes 150 150
Passing Score 70 70

 

DESCRIPTION Question Count % of Exam Questions
Property and Casualty Property and Casualty
Casualty Insurance
Types of Policies, Bonds and Related Terms 25 20%
Insurance Terms and Related Concepts 14 11%
Policy Provisions and Contract Law 11 9%
Property Insurance
Types of Policies 25 20%
Insurance Terms and Related Concepts 14 11%
Policy Provisions and Contract Law 11 9%
Total for all parts
Total Scored Questions on Exam 125
Maximum Time allowed to complete exam in minutes 210
Passing Score 70

Producer Licensing Checklist:

Task: Date Completed
1. Complete prelicensing course
2. Apply for License
3. Submit background check
4. Schedule State Exam
5. Pass exam

Governing Agency

Name: Arkansas Insurance Department
Phone: 800-282-9134 Fax: 501-371-2618
Website: https://insurance.arkansas.gov
Address: 1 Commerce Way Little Rock, AR 72202

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.

Why Students Choose XCEL

XCEL is the nation’s online insurance education industry leader. We provide you with all the tools and study material you will need to pass the state exam the first time. We understand how people learn and incorporate every detail of our knowledge to help you succeed.

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