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, Pearson VUE. The fastest way to schedule your exam is to do so online at https://home.pearsonvue.com/ga/insurance. You can also schedule your exam over the phone at (800) 274-0488. Your examination fee is $63.
To change of cancel your testing appointment, you must contact Pearson VUE at least 48 hours in advance or forfeit the examination fee.
IMPORTANT NOTE: When you register for 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 you 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 your name and photograph and both of which must contain a valid signature. It is highly recommended that you also bring your certificate of completion, printed from your online account. You will not be able to take your exam if these requirements are not met.
You will receive a score report that is marked “pass” or “fail.” If you pass your exam the score report will include license application directions. If you fail your exam you will receive a score report that includes the numeric score and diagnostic information.
Step 4: Apply for your license. Georgia resident applicants must use the online application service at www.sircon.com/georgia. Your application fee is $115. Licensing applications must include a citizenship affidavit (GID-276-EN), fingerprinting information, and a completed Resident Insurance License Application (Form GID-103-AL). Other forms or information may be required and is dependent on the line of authority you are seeking licensure for. Required forms, additional licensure information, and fingerprinting process procedures may be found at www.oci.ga.gov.
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.