License Requirements


How to Get a Nevada Insurance License

How to Get a Nevada Insurance License

COVID-19 Updates

8/17/20:  Pearson VUE and Nevada will be offering remote proctoring and are negotiating a release date in 2020 or early 2021.  Learn more about Pearson VUE's online proctoring program, OnVUE.
5/01/20:  Pearson VUE testing is available on a limited basis due to social distancing precautions and varies by location.

State of Nevada Division of Insurance

Testing Provider (Pearson VUE)

(775) 687-0700

(800) 274-2609

 

A.D. Banker Provider #: 18545

1. Complete a Prelicensing Course

If you would like to sell insurance in Nevada, you must pass a state licensing exam. Insurance prelicensing courses are provided by A.D. Banker & Company in many different formats: classroom, web classes, online courses, or self-study. All courses are cross-referenced with the exam content outline.

As of January 1, 2020, prelicensing education is no longer required in order to be eligible to take the state exam.  Certificates of completion are no longer issued. 

Requirements on how to become Certified as an Exchange Enrollment Facilitator can be found here.

2. Pass a Licensing Exam

Making Exam Reservations

Licensing exams are provided by Pearson VUE. An exam fee must be paid at the time of reservation by credit card, debit card, voucher, or electronic check. You can make an exam reservation through the following methods:

  • Online:  Make an online reservation at http://www.pearsonvue.com/nv/insurance at least 24 hours before the desired exam date or 5 days in advance if paying by electronic check
  • Phone: (800) 274-2609
    • Before you call, you must have the following:
      • Legal name, address, Social Security number, daytime phone number, and date of birth
      • Name of the exam
      • Preferred  exam date and test center location

What to Bring

Two forms of current signature identification:

  • A primary ID (photograph and signature, not expired) such as a Driver’s License or Passport
  • A secondary ID (signature, not expired) such as a Debit or Credit card

Exam Procedures

  • Report to the test center 30 minutes before the exam to verify identification and be photographed for the score report.
  • No personal items are allowed in the testing room such as cell phones, watches, wallets, or purses.
  • Studying is not allowed in the test center.
  • The test administrator will provide you with materials to make notes or calculations. You may not write on these items before the exam begins or remove these items from the testing room.
  • You will have the opportunity to take a tutorial that will not reduce the exam time.

Exam Format

  • Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
  • The exam consists of two parts:
    1. The general section deals with basic insurance product knowledge
    2. The state section deals with insurance laws, rules, and regulations, and practices that are unique to Nevada
  • Each exam contains “pretest” questions that are mixed in with the scored questions and are not identified. Pretest questions may not be covered in your educational materials and do not affect your final score!
  • The passing score required on each exam is 80.
  • When you complete the exam, you will receive a score report marked “pass or fail”.
  • Candidates who fail will receive a score report that includes a numeric score, diagnostic, and re-testing information. Candidates can schedule another exam but must wait 24 hours before making the reservation.

Nevada Exam Information

Exam Code

Exam Name

Exam Time

Scoreable Questions

Pretest Questions

Total Questions

01

Life

2 hrs

80

17

97

02

Accident and Health

2 hrs 15 min

88

17

105

03

Property

2 hrs

82

17

99

04

Casualty

2 hrs 15 min

89

18

107

05

Life/Health Combo

3 hrs 35 min

144

16

160

06

Property/Casualty Combo

3 hrs 35  min

141

19

160

55

Personal Lines

2 hrs 15 min

100

5

105

3. Get Fingerprinted

Fingerprinting is available at the Las Vegas and Reno testing centers. You can make an appointment on the phone by contacting MorphoTrust, USA at (866) 761-8069.

4. Apply for a License

After passing the exam, apply for your license by completing an application at http://www.nipr.com

A.D. Banker Prelicensing Course Free Trial

A.D. Banker & Company provides licensing information as a courtesy to our students. While reasonable attempts have been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, licensees are ultimately responsible for ensuring that they are in compliance with the requirements set forth by their state licensing entity. A.D. Banker & Company offers no guarantee of the accuracy of this information and will not be held liable in case of noncompliance with the license requirements.