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Massachusetts Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for Massachusetts?

Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

  1. Meet the general eligibility criteria
    • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • Be a resident of Massachusetts.
    • Not have committed any act that is a ground for denial, suspension, or revocation as set forth in section M.G.L.

  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 examBefore making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Massachusetts Licensing Candidate Handbook by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.

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

What are the WebCE Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

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

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts?

New residents who were previously licensed in another state may be exempt from having to take the licensing examination when applying for a new resident producer license. To become a resident licensee without having to take an examination, the following requirements must be met:
  • Submit a completed resident application and the appropriate fees to them within 90 days of canceling the other state’s license that was in good standing.
  • Have evidence of good standing of the other state’s license at the time it was canceled, such as a Letter of Clearance dated within the previous 90 days, or electronic verification through the Producer Database (PDB).
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What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in Massachusetts?

To become licensed as a nonresident insurance producer, an applicant must:
  • Be currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in his/her home state.
  • Not have committed any act that is a ground for denial, suspension or revocation set forth in section M.G.L.
  • Submit the NAIC’s Uniform application for Non-Resident Producers and pay the correct license processing fee, made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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Are there any Massachusetts insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

Massachusetts Division of Insurance, Producer Licensing

  • Phone: (617) 521-7794
  • Website:
  • Mail: 1000 Washington St., Eighth Floor Boston, MA 02118-2218


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 6/12/2024