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Iowa Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for Iowa?

Iowa 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 Iowa

  1. Meet the general eligibility criteria
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Be a resident of the state of Iowa
    • Have not committed any act that is grounds for denial under sub-rule 10.20

  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 Iowa Licensing Candidate Handbook by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.

  4. Apply for a License
    • After passing your licensing exam, allow 3-4 business days for your notification to be uploaded to the NIPR (National Producer Insurance Registry) website. Then complete the insurance license application online at NIPR. Please note that the application process must be completed within 90 days of passing the examination.

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

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

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Iowa 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 Iowa?

If you are moving to Iowa and wish to qualify for an Iowa license without taking an examination, you must:
  • Have held the same or a similar insurance license in your previous state within the 90-day period preceding the Iowa application.
  • Submit a Uniform Application to the Iowa Division of Insurance with a letter of clearance that shows you have had a license within the 90-day period.
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What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in Iowa?

An individual licensed in good standing in his or her state of residence may obtain equivalent license authority in Iowa by applying online through the NIPR.

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Are there any Iowa insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

State of Iowa Insurance Division

  • Phone: (515) 281-7757
  • Website:
  • Mail: Producer Licensing/CE Bureau 330 Maple Street Des Moines, IA 50319-0065

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 3/4/2024