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Tennessee Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

Tennessee Insurance Exam Prep Provider Number: 89821


What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for Tennessee?

Individuals must complete a pre-licensing course of study for the lines of authority desired before taking any examination. The pre-licensing course must consist of 20 hours per line of authority on the general principles of insurance for that line of authority. The lines of authority requiring a pre-licensing course are as follows:
  • Life – 20 hours
  • Accident & Health or Sickness – 20 hours
  • Property – 20 hours
  • Casualty – 20 hours
  • Personal Lines – 20 hours

How to get an insurance license in Tennessee

  1. Meet the general eligibility criteria
    • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • Be a resident of or have principal place of business in Tennessee

  2. Complete required prelicensing education
    • Prepare for the Tennessee State Exam by completing a pre-licensing course of study.
    • To satisfy the requirements for your course, you will need to pass a closed-book non-monitored Exam Prep Course Certification Exam with a 70% or greater.
    • When making a licensing exam reservation, applicants will be required to present your Certificate of Completion at your licensing exam. After passing the Exam Prep Course Certification Exam, you will be able to download a PDF Certificate of Completion.

  3. Register and pass state licensing exam
    • Make an exam reservation at www.pearsonvue.com or by calling (800) 274-4957.
    • Bring two forms of current signature identification (a valid driver’s license, non-driver ID, passport, military ID, or employee ID card, credit card) and your WebCE Certificate of Completion.
    Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Tennessee Licensing Candidate Handbook by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.


  4. Submit fingerprints
    • All first-time individual resident producer and adjuster applicants are required to submit fingerprints through L-1 Enrollment Services for a background check. Register online at www.tn.ibtfingerprint.com or by calling (855) 226-2937.

  5. Apply for a License
    • After passing your licensing exam and submitting fingerprints, complete the insurance license application online at www.nipr.com.

What are the WebCE Tennessee Insurance Exam Prep course requirements?

  • Per Tennessee PLE requirements, applicants are required to complete all of the lessons in the pre-license education course sequentially before they can be issued a certificate of completion.
  • Students should pass the closed-book final exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  • If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.
  • WebCE suggest to then utilize Exam Tutor and Flash Tutor for further practice before your exam day.

What is the access period for WebCE Tennessee 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 Tennessee Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

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

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

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately after the final exam is passed. Pre-licensing course certificates are valid for six months from date of completion.

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

New residents who still hold an active license in their previous home state may not be required to complete pre-license education or take an examination as long as they meet the following requirements:
  • Currently licensed in former home state and make application to Tennessee within 90 days of cancellation of former home state license
  • Left previous home state in good standing
Apply online

What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in Tennessee?

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Tennessee agent license, without having to complete the pre-license education requirement or take a license examination, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state.

Apply online

Are there any Tennessee insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

TN Department of Commerce and 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 8/18/2022