Become a Dual Licensed Insurance Agent

Take Your Business to the Next Level

It Takes Two: Insurance + Securities

If you’re an insurance agent interested in taking your career to new heights, earning dual licenses could be the right move for you and your future. Here’s what you should know about the benefits of earning dual licenses.

The Benefits of Earning Dual Licenses:

  • Become a better steward and fiduciary for your clients
  • Increase your number of referrals by offering two distinct types of services
  • Be more competitive in the market, because most clients prefer a one-stop-shop agent who can do everything they need
  • Expand your offerings by broadening the number of services you provide
  • Offer comprehensive financial plans as an advisor, aiding clients to establish a plan that includes health insurance, life insurance, and even insurance that reduces risk when getting involved in stocks and trades
  • Serve a broader range of clients, allowing you to expand your client roster and increase your income
  • Gain expertise in two different fields, giving you the ability to offer better advice and answer all questions
  • Enhance your credibility
  • Diversify your income with multiple revenue streams
  • Help more people in more ways


The Securities Industry Essentials Exam assess a candidate’s basic knowledge of topics fundamental to working in the industry. It is a prerequisite to working within financial services. An individual is not required to be an employee of a sponsoring firm to take the exam.


The Series 6 is a FINRA exam required for individuals who sell investment companies, variable annuities and life insurance policies. Individuals are required to pass both the Series 6 Top-Off as well as the SIE qualification exam to register as a representative.



Series 63 is a North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) exam required for individuals seeking to register as securities agents with a state securities administrator.


Series 65 is a North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) exam which is required for individuals seeking to register with a state securities administrator to function as an investment adviser representative.