On this page, you will find all of the state specific information for insurance licensing in the state of arizona. this information refers to applicants for residence licenses. For additional resident license information, or for nonresident license information, see the Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions Division of Insurance website at www.id.state.az.us. information is subject to change and we will do our best to make the process of completing the educational requirements for licensing as simple as possible.
arizona department of insurance and financial institutions, division of insurance
2910 no. 44th st., suite 210phoenix, az 85018-7269phone: 602-364-4457fax: 602-364-4460website: www.id.state.az.usemail:email@example.com
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how to get your arizona insurance license
1. complete an insurance exam preparation course
Although pre-licensing education is not required in Arizona, those seeking to obtain an insurance license have a significantly greater chance of passing their licensing exam when they complete one of Kaplan’s exam preparation courses. give yourself the best chance of passing before you take the state exam.
2. pass your arizona license exam
To obtain an Arizona insurance license, you must first pass a state licensing exam for each desired line of authority. Kaplan’s test prep content is based directly on the Arizona licensing exams, so you’ll be prepared to pass the first time.
exam provider: prometric
- website: https://www.prometric.com/arizona/insurance
- phone number: 800-853-5448
- the exam will be administered by computer; You do not need to have computer experience or typing skills to take the exam.
- You must arrive at least 30 minutes before your exam appointment to register, verify your identification, and complete all security checks.
acceptable id for required identification:
- driver’s license
- state issued identification card
military identification card
- IDs must contain both a current photo and a signature (if not, you must present two ID cards: one with your photo and one with your signature).
- exactly match the name used to register for the exam (including designations such as “jr.” and “iii”).
- for the state of arizona, an npn is used instead of a state license number. An NPN is a unique identifier assigned through the license application process that is used to track individuals and business entities nationwide. the npn is commonly used to replace a producer license number.
- All testing sessions are monitored during the exam and are video and audio recorded.
- You must not bring personal/unauthorized materials into the testing room, including but not limited to:
- cell phones
- recording devices
- photographic equipment
- Compliance with all test facility security measures is required.
- The exam contains four choice multiple choice questions.
- the exam also contains experimental questions. these questions:
- will be randomly distributed.
- It will not be counted towards or against your final score.
- do not count against the allotted time for the test.
- used in future exams based on performance.
- There is a minimum passing score of 70%.
- At the end of your exam, your score will be displayed on the screen and you will receive a printed score report.
- If you pass, prometric electronically notifies the insurance department of the test results within 48 hours.
- If you do not pass the exam, you must repeat the licensing process.
- Please note: Arizona law allows a maximum of 4 attempts to pass an exam in a 12-month period. If you fail an exam after 4 attempts, you must wait one year after failing the fourth attempt before you are eligible to take the exam again.
3. obtain fingerprints
fingerprints (if required) must be submitted with the l-fpv form to the insurance licensing section. Please follow the instructions completely or your fingerprints may be rejected, which will cause a delay in processing your application. prometric offers the convenience of fingerprinting only at its arizona test centers (if scheduled when you schedule your exam).
4. apply for an arizona insurance license
Once you have passed the state licensing exam, you are ready to apply for an insurance license.
You must submit your license application along with any other required paperwork and payment of your fee to the insurance licensing section. The section must receive all required application materials, including the correct non-refundable license fees, within one year of passing the exam. ars § 20-284 (a).
License applications are submitted (1) through NIPR’s electronic licensing system (www.nipr.com) or (2) by mail to the insurance licensing section.
note: nipr applications are prioritized for processing and are processed faster than paper applications submitted by mail.
it will be assigned an npn. This unique identifier is assigned through the license application process and is used to track individuals and business entities nationwide. many states use the npn to replace a producer’s license number.
5. plan to complete required insurance continuing education (ce) credits
All insurance producers must comply with the ce requirements of their home state. Stay on top of your CE and ahead of the competition with 365 days of unlimited course access when you sign up for a CE Library with Kaplan.
Learn how to renew an Arizona insurance license by clicking here.
How is the exam?
FAQs about the Arizona Licensing Exam