How to Get a Connecticut State Insurance License

This should be some helpful information to walk you through the state-specific items for Connecticut.

Connecticut Insurance Department Testing Provider (Prometric)
(860) 297-3845 (800) 341-3257
http://www.ct.gov/cid https://www.prometric.com/en-us/clients/insurance/Pages/connecticut.aspx
1. Schedule and Pass the Licensing Exam

Making Exam Reservations

Licensing exams are provided by Prometric. You can make an exam reservation online, by phone, fax or mail.  Exam fees may be paid with a Master Card, Visa, money order, company check, or cashier’s check.  Personal checks are not accepted.

  1. Submit the registration form along with payment to:

Prometric
ATTN: CT Insurance Exam Registration
7941 Corporate Drive
Nottingham, MD 21236
Fax: (800) 347-9242

2.  Call (800) 341-3257 after the registration has been processed to schedule your exam.

What to Bring
  • Your Certificate of Completion from a completed pre-licensing course of study
  • A current signed form of identification.  The identification document must:
    • Be government-issued (e.g., driver’s license, state-issued or  military id card)
    • Contain both a current photo and your signature
    • Have a name that exactly matches the name used to register for the exam
Exam Procedures
  • Report to the test center 30 minutes before the exam to verify identification and be photographed.
  • All testing sessions are video and audio recorded.
  • No personal items are allowed in the testing room such as cell phones, watches, wallets, or purses.
Exam Format
  • Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
  • Each exam contains “experimental” questions that are mixed in with the scored questions and are not identified. Experimental questions may not be covered in the candidate’s educational materials and do not affect your final score!
  • The passing score required on each exam is 70%.
  • When you complete the exam, your score will be displayed on the screen and you will receive a printed score report. The score report will include whether you passed or failed, the overall percentage score, and percentage correct for each of the major sections of the exam.
  • Prometric notifies the Department of Insurance your exam results within 2 business days.
Connecticut Exam Information
Exam Code Exam Name Exam Time Total Questions
18-01 Producer’s Life Ins. 2 hrs 100
18-03 Producer’s Life/Accident and Health Ins. 2 hrs 30 min 150
2. Apply for a License

After passing the exam, apply for your license by completing an application at http://www.nipr.com.