How to Get a Oregon State Insurance License
This should be some helpful information to walk you through the state-specific items for Washington.
|Oregon Insurance Division||Testing Provider (PSI)|
|(503) 947-7981||(800) 733-9267|
1. Schedule and Pass the Licensing Exam
Make the Exam Reservations
An exam fee must be paid at the time of reservation by credit card, debit card, voucher or electronic check. You can make a reservation through the following methods:
- Online: www.psiexams.com
- Phone: (800) 733-9267
- Fax completed Registration Form to (702) 932-2666 and call PSI after 4 business days.
- Mail completed Registration Form and appropriate exam fee to PSI Services LLC, ATTN: Examination Registration OR INS, 3210 E Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV, 89121. After 2 weeks, call PSI to schedule the exam at (800) 733-9267.
Oregon requires that you provide a set of fingerprints with your license application; fingerprinting services are provided at the testing site, but they will need to be paid for separately.
What to Bring
Two forms of current signature identification:
- A primary ID (photograph and signature, not expired) such as a Driver’s License or Passport
- A secondary ID (signature, not expired) such as a Debit or Credit card
You will be required to supply a copy of your Pre-licensing Certificate of Completion in order to be admitted to the exam.
- Report to the test center 30 minutes before the exam to sign in and verify identification.
- No talking or any other form of communication among candidates is permitted in the exam area.
- Children, cell phones, calculators, pagers, cameras, programmable electronic devices and recording devices of any kind are NOT allowed.
- No smoking, eating, or drinking will be allowed at the exam site.
- Dictionaries, books, papers, or study and reference materials are NOT permitted.
- You may not exit the building during the exam.
- Copying or communicating exam content is a violation of PSI security policy. Either may result in the disqualification of exam results and lead to legal action and prosecution.
PSI exam sites have additional procedures:
- You will have your picture taken prior to admittance into the exam.
- You may not wear a jacket, coat or any type of hooded clothing into the exam room. Sweaters that do not have pockets are allowed.
- You may not bring a purse or backpack into the exam room.
- You will be asked to put these items in your vehicle. PSI only provides accordion type folders for any items. These folders are left in the lobby and PSI is not responsible for the security of those items.
- You may not wear a wristwatch into the exam room and you will be asked to empty your pockets.
- Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
- The exam consists of two parts:
- The general section deals with basic insurance product knowledge
- The state section deals with insurance laws, rules, and regulations, and practices that are unique to Washington
- Each exam contains “pretest” questions that are mixed in with the scored questions and are not identified.
- Pretest questions may not be covered in your educational materials and do not affect your final score!
- The passing score required on each exam is 70%.
- When you complete the exam, you will receive a score report marked “pass or fail”.
- If you do not pass, you will immediately receive an unsuccessful exam results letter along with a diagnostic report indicating your strengths and weaknesses by exam portion.
- If you pass, you will immediately receive a successful notification and performance summary on an exam results letter.
|Oregon Exam Information|
|Exam Number||Exam Name||Exam Time||Total Questions|
|12-01||Life Producer||2 hrs||100|
|12-03||Life & Health Producer||2 hrs 30 min||150|
Times reflect total exam time; General and State portions of exams are timed separately
2. Get Fingerprinted
Immediately after the exam, pay the fingerprinting fees and have your fingerprints taken at the exam center. PSI will forward the fingerprints to the state on your behalf.