Step 1: Complete a prelicensing course that has been approved by the Department of Insurance. Once you have completed your course, they will issue a certificate of completion which you may download and print from your online account.
Step 2: Schedule your exam with your state’s testing provider, PSI Exams. The fastest way to schedule your exam is to do so online at PSI Exams. You can also schedule your exam over the phone at 855-579-4639. Your exam may be taken at a physical PSI examination center or via a remote online proctored exam. Note: Remote online proctored examinations require a desktop computer or laptop, (smartphones and tablets are not compatible with PSI’s technology requirements) a webcam, a microphone, and an Internet connection.
To change of cancel your testing appointment, you must contact PSI Exams at least 48 hours in advance or forfeit the examination fee.
Important: When you register for your prelicensing courses, schedule your license exam, and/or apply for your license it is important to use the same name that appears on the identification forms you plan to present at the time of your testing appointment.
Step 3: Take and pass your state licensing exam. On the day of your appointment you must bring with you two valid forms of government issued identification (driver’s license, passport, military I.D., etc.) one of which must contain a photograph and a signature and your certificate of completion. You will not be able to take your exam if these requirements are not met.
Security measures are taken for all testing methods. Restrictions on what you may bring with you to the testing center, into the testing room, and what you may wear will be enforced. For more detailed information about the security measures that will be taken during your testing appointment, please read and review the candidate bulletin offered at PSI Exams
Your results will be given to you immediately following the exam. If you do not pass you will receive a diagnostic report indicating your strengths and weaknesses.
Step 4: Apply for your license. Michigan resident applicants must use the online application service at www.nipr.com.
Step 5: Maintain your license by being aware of your continuing education requirements. Most insurance licenses must be maintained by completing a certain number of credit hours of continuing education each licensing period.