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Ohio PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

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Ohio PreLicense Education Requirements

Individual Resident Producer Requirements

To qualify for a resident Ohio insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a resident of Ohio
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (see prelicense requirements below)
  • Pass a written examination and file a license application
  • Complete and pass a criminal background check

Required Ohio PreLicense Exam Prep Hours

PreLicense Education Requirements (PLE)

Applicants must complete Prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA), as follows:
Applicants must complete 20-hours of Prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA). An applicant who wishes to obtain a Life, Accident & Health license must complete 40 hours of PLE, and will receive a separate certificate of completion for each LOA.
  • Life – 20
  • Accident & Health– 20
  • Property – 20
  • Casualty – 20
  • Personal Lines – 20
Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Ohio Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the tabs above.

Ohio License Application Process

Ohio PreLicense Exam Prep Course Requirements

Ohio PreLicense Exam Prep Exam Requirements

Reporting and Ohio PreLicense Exam Prep Certificates of Completion

Transfer Ohio PreLicense Application Process

Non-Resident Ohio PreLicense Exam Prep Requirements

Ohio CE Product Training Requirements

Ohio PreLicense Contact Info

Ohio Department of Insurance

  • Phone: (614) 644-2665
  • Website:
  • Mail: 50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300 Columbus, Ohio 43215


The licensing information presented here is a brief summary only and is not intended to be comprehensive or complete. 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 4/10/2019