Maryland Insurance License Education

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Maryland Licensing

Maryland insurance licenses are regulated by the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA). All agents are first required to pass an insurance training course and then a written examination for each insurance line (e.g., one for Life, and a second for Health), after which they can pay a small fee and apply for their license.

Insurance Licensing for Maryland Producers

Optimize your time studying for the insurance licensing exam by using a variety of learnng tools. Many test takers are familiar with the popular Exam Advantage test simulation program, but may be unaware of the video and audio review programs. These learning tools have been designed by professionals in the insurance industry, specifically to help you learn the concepts you will need to know to pass your state licensing test. Both the video review and audio materials are concise and convenient.

Our most popular product by far is the Exam Advantage test simulator! Whether you just need a little help, or are looking for in-depth learning, Exam Advantage is great for you or your agents. Our Online Course comes with our Exam Advantage test simulator at no extra cost! Thousands of agents nationwide have used our Exam Advantage test simulator to practice for their state licensing examination, with great first time pass rates.

Maryland Insurance Administration Producer Licensing Guide

The state of Maryland issues licenses to individuals and organizations to act in the role of Insurance Agents (or Producers), Surplus Lines Brokers, Insurance Advisers, Public Adjusters, as well as third party administrators. Organizations that can be licensed include legally registered corporations, professional associations, partnerships, limited liability companies or limited liability partnerships. One or more licensed Maryland insurance producers should be elected by an organization to represent it as its primary contact with the state.

Agents are required to obtain their license in each major insurance line that they intend to sell, solicit, or negotiate. MD agents can obtain licenses in Life, Health, Property, Casualty, Personal Lines, or Variable. While there is no mandatory examination provided by the state for the issuance of insurance in the Variable line of authority, agents must obtain their FINRA (NASD) securities license before applying. There are also several limited lines available in MD: Auto, Travel, Credit Products, Title, and Motor Vehicle Rental.

CPMI provides licensing services nationwide, and our insurance classes have been approved in most states that allow online instruction to qualify for state classroom requirements. We do not currently provide in-class training, though, and for that reason our courses are intended only as supplemental learning packages in those states that have in-class classroom requirements. Our courses are for Life & Health, and Property & Casualty (also known as P&C).

These excellent tools will assist you to memorize definitons, rules, insurance products and concepts, and review for your MD insurance licensing exam. Then follow up the learning phase and see that you are ready to sit for the state insurance license exam by using the Exam Advantage practice test simulation program.

Maryland License Requirements

Getting licensed in Maryland? It's important to know:

  • You must pass an approved pre-licensing education course, like ours, before you can take your state licensing exam.
  • Online, textbook, or classroom courses are acceptable.
  • Courses provide 20 hours of instruction per line of authority.
  • You must pass your pre-licensing course completion examination with a 70% or better.
  • Course completion exams do not require a proctor.
  • After you pass our course, CPMI will submit your course completion to the state within 1 business day of completion.
  • Pre-licensing education is valid for one year from the submission date; you will need to take and pass your state exam within the year.

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