Massachusetts Licensing

Step 1: Pre-Licensing Course

Step 2: Schedule your exam with your state’s testing provider, Prometric. The fastest way to schedule your exam is to do so online at You can also schedule your exam over the phone at (866) 370-3411. Your examination fee is $49 for a combination exam and $39 for single line or limited line exams.

To change of cancel your testing appointment, you must contact Prometric at least 24 hours in advance or forfeit the examination fee.

Step 3: Take and pass you state licensing exam. On the day of your appointment you must bring with you a valid form of government issued identification (driver’s license, passport, military I.D., etc.) which must contain a photograph. You will not be able to take your exam if these requirements are not met.

At the end of the exam, the score will be shown on the screen and you will receive a printed score report.

Step 4: Apply for your license via NIPR at or send the license application form and other required materials to the Massachusetts Department of Insurance. You must wait 48-72 hours after passing the examination, before submitting the electronic application. Forms and more information can be found at the Department’s Licensing webpage.