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Wisconsin Life and Health Pre-licensing

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Wisconsin Life Pre-licensing

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Wisconsin Health Pre-licensing

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Wisconsin Property and Casualty Pre-licensing

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Wisconsin Casualty Pre-licensing

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Wisconsin Property Pre-licensing


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Wisconsin State Insurance Licensing Requirements


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.

Final Examination:

  • The final examination must be monitored by a proctor. The proctor must be a disinterested third party OR currently licensed agent with no family or financial relationship to the student who verifies the student’s identity and processes an affidavit testifying that the student has received no outside assistance with the course or examination.
  • The final examination will be unlocked when the proctor confirms your identity via electronic means.
  • Your will not be able to review the course content once the final examination has begun.
  • The final examination must be completed with a score of at least 70% before the certificate is issued.
  • When the final examination is completed, you and the proctor will be required to complete the affidavit.

Certificate Information:

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

  • Completion of the course and final exam with a minimum score of 70%.
  • 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 1 year.
  • Course completion rosters are reported to the state within two (2) business days.
  • Education providers are required to collect and report SSN.
  • Roster fee: $20 per line of authority which is collected during enrollment.

Submit your Fingerprints

  • The state of Wisconsin requires fingerprinting.
  • Schedule a fingerprint reservation online through Fieldprint https://www.fieldprintwisconsin.com/
  • Fieldprint Code: FPWIOCIINSURANCE
  • Fingerprint Fee: $36
  • You must present two (2) forms of current signature identification.

Schedule the Wisconsin State examination.

  • Registration must be completed online on PSI website: https://home.psiexams.com/#/home
  • Exam fee $75

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.

Limitation on repeat examinations:

  • There are no limitations on retaking the exam.

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 the certificate(s) of completion.

Apply for license

  • Apply for your license online through www.nipr.com within 180 days.
  • Application fee $10 per line of authority
  • If you answer “YES” to any of the questions, you must submit copies of the required documentation directly to the OCI for consideration. The required documentation should be submitted to OCI at the time the electronic or paper application is completed. You can also submit supporting documentation through the NIPR Attachment Warehouse at www.nipr.com or fax to the Agent Licensing Section at (608) 267-9451 or via email to ociagentlicensing@wisconsin.gov

PSI Exam Outlines

DESCRIPTION Question Count % of Exam Questions
Life Health Life Health
Life Insurance
Insurance Regulation 35 35 35% 35%
General Insurance 10 10 10% 10%
Life Insurance Basics 10 0 10% 0%
Life Insurance Policies 12 0 12% 0%
Life Insurance Policy Provisions, Options and Riders 14 0 14% 0%
Annuities 10 0 10% 0%
Federal Tax Considerations for Life Insurance and Annuities 5 0 5% 0%
Qualified Plans 4 0 4% 0%
Health Insurance
Health Insurance Basics 0 8 0% 8%
Disability Income and Related Insurance 0 8 0% 8%
Medical Plans 0 8 0% 8%
Group Accident and Health Insurance 0 8 0% 8%
Dental Insurance 0 4 0% 4%
Medicare 0 8 0% 8%
Long-Term Care Insurance 0 8 0% 8%
Federal Tax Considerations for Health Insurance 0 3 0% 3%
Total for all parts
Total Scored Questions on Exam 100 100 100 100
Maximum Time allowed to complete exam in minutes 120 120 105 105
Passing Score 70 70 70 70
DESCRIPTION Question Count % of Exam Questions
Casualty Property Casualty Property
Casualty Insurance .
Insurance Regulation 35 35 35% 35%
General Insurance 8 8 8% 8%
Casualty Insurance Basics 13 0 13% 0%
Auto Insurance 14 0 14% 0%
Commercial Package Policy 10 0 10% 0%
Businessowners Policy 10 0 10% 0%
Worker’s Compensation 5 0 5% 0%
Other Coverages and Options 5 0 5% 0%
Property Insurance
Property Insurance Basics 0 13 0% 13%
Dwelling Policy 0 4 0% 4%
Homeowners Policy 0 18 0% 18%
Commercial Package Policy 0 9 0% 9%
Businessowners Policy 0 9 0% 9%
Other Coverages and Options 0 4 0% 4%
Total for all parts
Total Scored Questions on Exam 100 100 80 80
Maximum Time allowed to complete exam in minutes 120 120 105 105
Passing Score 70 70 70 70

Producer Licensing Checklist:

Task: Date Completed
1. Complete prelicensing course
2. Submit fingerprints
3. Register for Exam
4. Pass exam
5. Apply for license

Governing Agency

Name: Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Phone: 608-266-8699
Website: https://oci.wi.gov
Address: PO Box 7872 Madison, WI 53707-7872

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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of Study Options

Our programs offer E-books, videos, simulated state exams, flashcards, review notes, and the best instructor support in the industry.


XCEL offers a unique three-step training program instructionally designed to prepare you to pass the first time.


XCEL is the nation’s most trusted provider of test-prep solutions for insurance industry licensing exams. Our courses are built around questions similar to those seen on the exams.

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