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District of Columbia Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for District of Columbia?

The District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia

  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 District of Columbia.

  2. Prepare for state licensing exam
    • Use the WebCE Exam Prep courses to better prepare you to pass the state licensing exam.

  3. Register and pass state licensing exam
    • Make an exam reservation at or by calling (800) 274-0610.
      Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the District of Columbia Licensing Candidate Handbook by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.

  4. Submit fingerprints
    • DC requires all resident insurance licensing candidates be fingerprinted prior to submitting a license application.
    • Submit to fingerprinting and a background check through Fieldprint prior to being granted a license. Please contact Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking at (202) 727-8000.

  5. Apply for a License
    • After passing your licensing exam, complete the insurance license application online at

What are the WebCE District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

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

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia?

Candidates moving to the District of Columbia wishing to qualify for a District of Columbia license without taking an examination must meet the following requirements:
Currently licensed for the same line of authority in another state or the license application is received within 90 days of the cancellation of former home state license and license was in good standing in that state at the time of cancellation.

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Fingerprint Requirements: Every non-resident producer who wishes to become a resident producer must submit fingerprints and a background check. Please contact Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking at (202) 727-8000.

What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in District of Columbia?

Non-residents may apply by reciprocity and are exempt from the examination requirement, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state.

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Are there any District of Columbia insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

District of Columbia Department of Insurance

  • Phone: (202) 727-8000
  • Website:
  • Mail: 1050 First Street, NE, Suite 801, Washington, DC 20002.

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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 5/7/2024