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South Dakota Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for South Dakota?

South Dakota 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 South Dakota

  1. Meet the general eligibility criteria
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Maintain principal place of residence or business in South Dakota

  2. Register and pass state licensing examBefore making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of South Dakota Licensing Candidate Handbook by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.

  3. Apply for a License
    • After passing your licensing exam, complete the insurance license application online through Sircon or NIPR.

What are the WebCE South Dakota 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 open-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 South Dakota 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 South Dakota Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

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

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for South Dakota 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 South Dakota?

If you are moving to South Dakota and wish to qualify for a South Dakota license without taking an examination, you must have held the same or a similar insurance license in your previous state and apply for a license in South Dakota within 30 days of termination of license in the previous home state.
If you already hold a nonresident license in South Dakota and are moving to South Dakota, you will be required to submit the following:
  • Change of address
  • Letter of clearance from your home state
  • No application, fees, or exams are necessary
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What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in South Dakota?

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a South Dakota agent license, without having to take a license examination, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state.You must have held the same or a similar insurance license in your previous state and apply for a license in South Dakota within 30 days of termination of license in the previous home state.

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Are there any South Dakota insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

South Dakota Division of Insurance

Pearson VUE

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 8/25/2022