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Wisconsin Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

Wisconsin Insurance Exam Prep Provider Number: 10015139

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for Wisconsin?

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 Wisconsin

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

  2. Complete required prelicensing education
    • Prepare for the Wisconsin 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 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. Submit fingerprints
    • All first-time individual resident producer and adjuster applicants must be fingerprinted in order to become licensed
    • You may make a fingerprinting appointment with Fieldprint at At the time of registration, you will need to enter the Fieldprint code (not case sensitive): FPWIOCIINSURANCE

  4. Register and pass state licensing exam
    • Make an exam reservation at or by calling (800) 733-9267.
    • 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 Wisconsin Licensing Candidate Handbook by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.

  5. Apply for a License
    • After 48-72 hours upon passing your licensing exam and submitting fingerprints, complete the insurance license application online at

What are the WebCE Wisconsin Insurance Exam Prep course requirements?

  • Per Wisconsin 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 monitored final exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Exam Requirements: Self-Study exams are closed-book and must be monitored by a disinterested 3rd party. Monitors must not serve for examinations of family members, relatives, or dependents; employers or supervisors; employees or subordinates; partners, joint ventures, co-owners, or business associates; or for anyone in whom the monitor or instructor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination.
  • 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 Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance no longer requires Prelicense course completions to be reported to the state.

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

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately after the final exam is passed. You must present a certificate of completion of the required prelicensing education to the test center in order to test. Failure to do so will cause you to be turned away and your fee will be forfeited. Pre-licensing course certificates are valid for one year from date of completion.

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

New or current residents who are applying or reapplying for a resident license less than 12 months following license cancellation are exempt from pre-licensing education and examination requirements.

Apply online
Register and submit fingerprints

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

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

  • Phone: (800) 236-8517
  • Website:
  • Mail: 125 South Webster Street Madison, Wisconsin 53703-3474

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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 5/15/2024