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Alabama Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for Alabama?

Effective January 1st, 2024, Alabama Department of Insurance will no longer require pre-licensing education courses.

Alabama does not require licensing candidates to complete prelicensing education; however, it is recommended to complete an exam prep course before attempting to take your state’s licensing exam.

How to get an insurance license in Alabama

  1. Meet the general eligibility criteria
    • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must be a US citizen or have a current work authorization.
    • Reside or maintain a principal place of residence in Alabama.

  2. Register and pass state licensing exam
    • Make an exam reservation through the University of Alabama.
      Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Alabama Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.
    • Bring a current form of identification (a valid driver’s license, non-driver ID, passport, military ID, or employee ID card).

  3. Submit fingerprints
    • Alabama will process fingerprints through a new vendor “Field Print”. Applicants will be able to register through Field Print beginning March 13, 2023. Monday, March 6, 2023, will be the last day you can register for fingerprinting through Thales/Gemalto. Those who have registered before and through March 6, will need to have completed their fingerprints at a Gemalto/Thales location by March 09, 2023. ALDOI will be processing fingerprints through a new vendor “Field Print”. Applicants will be able to register through Field Print beginning March 13, 2023. Fieldprint® Alabama (fieldprintalabama.com).

  4. Apply for a License
    • After successfully completing the required examination, applicants must complete an online application and pay a fee.

  5. Print License
    • After 5 days from submitting application, check the Alabama Department of Insurance website, and go to the License Search under Producers/Agents to confirm issuance of your license. Once a license is issued, you may print your license from the home page.

What are the WebCE Alabama Insurance Exam Prep course requirements?

  • WebCE insurance exam prep courses follow the state exam content outlines. Students should read each lesson before proceeding to the next lesson.
  • WebCE suggests students pass the closed-book non-monitored Exam Prep Practice exam with a score of 70% or higher and then utilize Exam Tutor and Flash Tutor for further practice before your exam day.

What is the access period for WebCE Alabama Insurance Exam Prep courses?

90 days from the date of purchase. One additional extension for an additional 90 days can be purchased for $50.

How often does WebCE report Alabama Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

WebCE does not report exam prep course completions as the Alabama Department of Insurance does not require course completions to be reported.

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Alabama Insurance Exam Prep courses?

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately after passing the WebCE course exam. Certificates are for personal records and is not required for the state exam.

What is the process to transfer an insurance license to Alabama?

New residents who still hold an active license in their previous home state will not be required to take the license examination as long as:
  • Provide a letter of clearance from previous home state for same line of authority
  • The license being applied for is the same line of authority as in the previous state
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What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in Alabama?

Non-resident license candidates may obtain an Alabama producer license, without having to take a license examination, as long as they currently hold an active license in their resident state for the same lines of authority for which they are applying.
  • Apply through NIPR Online Process: for non-resident applicants who hold any type of resident license in their home state.
  • Apply through SBS Online Process: for non-resident applicants who hold rental vehicle, legal services, dental services, credit, personal lines, and motor club lines of authority and do not hold any type of license in your home state.
Non-resident applicants are no longer required to provide certification letters from their home state.
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Are there any Alabama insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

Alabama Department of Insurance

The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies

This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's insurance department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
Last updated on 1/2/2024