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Massachusetts Insurance License State Requirements | Kaplan Financial Education

On this page, you will find all of the state specific information for insurance licensing in the state of massachusetts. this information refers to applicants for residence licenses. For additional resident license information, or for nonresident license information, see the massachusetts division of insurance website at ttps://www.mass.gov/orgs/division-of-insurance . information is subject to change and we will do our best to make the process of completing the educational requirements for licensing as simple as possible.

commonwealth massachusetts

division of insuranceone south station, 5th floor boston, ma 02110-2208phone: 617-521-7794fax: 617-521-7576website: http://www.mass.gov/doiemail: [email protected] . us

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how to get your massachusetts insurance license

1. complete an insurance exam preparation course

Those seeking to obtain a Massachusetts insurance license have a significantly greater chance of passing their licensing exam when they complete one of Kaplan’s exam preparation courses. give yourself the best chance of passing before you take the state exam.

Pre-licensing education hour requirements

the state of massachusetts does not require pre-licensing education. Although pre-licensing education is not required, due to the difficulty and nature of the exam, Kaplan recommends enrolling in a course of study.

Adjuster license requirements

The Designated Home State (DHS) Appraiser license is available to individuals who are 1) residents of a state that does not license appraisers, or 2) individuals who are business appraisers and reside in a state that it only licenses independent appraisers and wants to designate another state as its home state.

2. pass your massachusetts license exam

After you complete your test prep course, you must pass a state licensing exam. Kaplan’s test prep content is based directly on the Massachusetts licensing exams, so you’ll be prepared to pass the first time.

exam provider: prometric

For a license information bulletin, visit the prometric website at http://www.prometric.com. To schedule an exam, contact Prometric at http://www.prometric.com or 800-741-9380.

frequently asked questions about the massachusetts license exam

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after i complete my massachusetts test prep, how should i prepare for test day?

create or log in to your account

Before scheduling your test, please create an account or log in to your existing account. To create an account, you must:

  • select “ma” as your status
  • select “insurance” as business type
  • enter your eligibility number (ssn)
  • schedule your test

    Once you have set up and logged in to your account, you will be able to schedule your trial. simply enter your eligibility number (social security number/ssn) and the first four letters of your last name. Please note: You must have an account and select MA Insurance Proof in order to schedule online.

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    test day

    You must arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled exam appointment. this gives you time to check in and for staff to verify your ID and complete all security checks.

    Your required identification document must:

    • be issued by the government (for example, driver’s license, state-issued identification card, passport, or military identification card).
    • contain both a current photo and a signature (if not, you must present two identification cards: one with your photo and one with your signature).
    • exactly match the name used to register for the exam (including designations such as “jr.” and “iii”).
    • How is the exam?

      • The exam will be administered by computer, but you do not need computer experience or typing skills to take the exam.
      • While you are in the testing center, you will be continuously monitored by video.
      • During your exam, you will also be monitored by physical walkthroughs and through an observation window.
      • all test sessions are video and audio recorded.
      • You must present valid (current) and acceptable identification documents in order to take the exam.
      • You will be scanned with a metal detector wand prior to each entry to the testing room. (if you refuse, you can’t take the test).
      • You will be asked to pull up your pant legs above your ankles, empty and turn all pockets inside out, and pull up your shirt sleeves above your wrists before each entrance to the exam room.
      • If you wear glasses, you will need to remove them for a visual inspection to ensure they do not contain a recording device.
        • Large jewelry items should be stored in your locker due to concerns about hidden recording devices.
        • You must sign the test center roster each time you leave the testing room.
          • You must also log back in and show your ID to the test center administrator (tca) to re-enter the test room.
          • You are prohibited from communicating, publishing, reproducing or transmitting any part of your test, in any form or by any means, verbal or written, for any purpose.
          • You should not talk to other candidates or refer to their screens, test materials or written notes in the testing room.
          • You must not use written notes, published materials, or other testing aids.
          • You are allowed to bring center-supplied soft earplugs or tissues into the testing room.
          • Any clothing or jewelry that is allowed to be worn in the exam room must remain with you at all times. clothing that has been removed or jewelry should be stored in your locker.
          • You must not bring any personal/unauthorized items into the testing room
            • Such items include, but are not limited to, outerwear, hats, food, beverages, purses, briefcases, notebooks, pagers, watches, cell phones, recording devices, and photographic equipment. weapons are not allowed at any prometric test center. You will be asked to empty and turn your pockets inside out before each entrance to the exam room to confirm that you have no prohibited items.
            • You must return all materials given to you by the test center administrator (“tca”) at the end of your test.
            • You are not allowed to use any electronic device or phone during breaks.
            • If you have a medical condition that may require you to have access to food or medication during your exam session, you should store those items separately from other items you place in your test center locker.
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