Louisiana Life and Health Insurance Agent Exam

Need of a License: An individual who is acting as an agent or producer needs a license to sell life and health insurance in Louisiana.

Who Grants a License: Licenses are granted by the Louisiana Department of Insurance.
Life and Health Insurance Agent Exam
Qualifications to receive a License: Individuals who wish to obtain an insurance license in the State of Louisiana must:
 
1. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
2. Be a resident of the state of Louisiana.
3. Complete prelicensing education requirements.
4. Submit your license application online.
5. Make a reservation and fingerprinting appointment.
6. Pass the examination.
7. Have your fingerprints scanned at a Prometric testing center.
8. Receive your license from Prometric after Department approval.
 
Prelicensing Education Requirements: Life, Health and Accident Producer candidates must complete 40 hours of prelicensing education. You may obtain a current list of authorized prelicensing schools from the Department’s Web site at www.ldi.state.la.us.

Fingerprinting Requirements: Fingerprinting must be done at a Prometric test center in Louisiana using “live scan” technology which digitally captures and transmits the fingerprints to the FBI. Test center locations in Louisiana may be found by going to www.prometric.com/louisiana/insurance and clicking on the “Do More” button. Alternatively, you may call 800.853.5448.

How to Apply for the License: You must apply for a license before you take the exam. Submit your license application online at www.sircon.com. If you choose to apply via paper application, you must contact the Department at 225.342.0860 to obtain Form 1546A. If you mail your application, you must
include a copy of your driver’s license to verify the correct spelling of your name. The name on the application and driver’s license must match.
 
State Licensing Information:
 
Louisiana Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 94214
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9214
Phone: 225.342.0860
www.ldi.state.la.us

Prometric Licensing Information:
 
Prometric
7941 Corporate Drive
Nottingham, MD 21236
Phone: 800.871.6457
Fax: 800.347.9242
TDD User: 800.790.3926
www.prometric.com/louisiana

 
Applying for the Producer Exam:  It is highly recommended that the Louisiana Department of Insurance Licensing Information Bulletin be reviewed, and special attention be given to the content outlines before taking an examination. The State of Louisiana utilizes Prometric to develop and administer its insurance licensing examination program. Once Prometric has received and processed your application and exam registration, you will need to schedule an appointment to take your exam. To schedule an exam online go to www.prometric.com/louisiana/insurance. To schedule an exam by phone call 800.871.6457 between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. (Central time), Monday through Friday.
 
Test Information: At the end of your exam, your score will be shown on the screen and you will receive a printed score report. The report indicates your overall score and grade, including the numerical percentage of questions answered correctly and whether you passed or failed. Each examination is based on a detailed content outline of topics, subtopics, and references to applicable state laws, statutes and regulations. The Louisiana Department of Insurance Licensing Information Bulletin contains specific content information beyond the following general outlines:
 
Louisiana Examination for Life, Health and Accident Insurance Series 14-03
150 questions - 150-minute time limit
 
1.0 Insurance Regulation 6%
2.0 General Insurance 5%
3.0 Life Insurance Basics 13%
4.0 Life Insurance Policies 8%
5.0 Life Insurance Policy Provisions, Options and Riders 13%
6.0 Annuities 5%
7.0 Federal Tax Considerations for Life Insurance and Annuities 2%
8.0 Qualified Plans 2%
9.0 Health Insurance Basics 10%
10.0 Individual Health Insurance Policy General Provisions 5%
11.0 Disability Income and Related Insurance 3%
12.0 Medical Plans 9%
13.0 Group Health Insurance 6%
14.0 Dental Insurance 2%
15.0 Insurance for Senior Citizens and Special Needs Individuals 10%
16.0 Federal Tax Considerations for Health Insurance 1%

License Renewal Requirements: Individual Producer licenses must be renewed every two years and there is a continuing education requirement.

Applicable Regulations: Life and health insurance agents in Louisiana are regulated by the Louisiana Department of Insurance.
 

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