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Jan 13 2020

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Insurance agent education requirements

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RESIDENT GENERAL LINES LICENSE

TYPE AND CLASS:
2-20 Resident General Lines (Property, Casualty, Surety, Marine, Health and Miscellaneous Lines)

Common Use(s) of License:

To insure automobiles, water craft, homes, motorcycles, and pets. Also, used to write errors & omissions, workers compensation, and write bonds.

STEPS TO OBTAIN 2-20 RESIDENT GENERAL LINES LICENSE:


Step 1 – You must be:


  • A natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • A resident of the state of Florida.
  • A United States citizen or legal alien who possesses a work authorization from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Services. [Click here for more information]
  • Not hold a resident license in another state.

Step 2 – Must have the following prerequisite(s) before applying:


  • Have completed or taught a 200 hour course in property and casualty insurance, approved by the department, within four (4) years of application date. [Click here to find a course] – [Requires State Examination]
    NOTE: F.A.C. rule 69B-227.260, Study Manuals are required for all attendees of a pre-licensing course.
    OR
  • Completed at least one (1) year within the last four (4) years in responsible insurance duties as a full-time bona fide employee in all lines (the areas of property, casualty, surety, health, and marine) of property and casualty insurance.[Click here to print the Qualification and Verification of Experience Form] – [Requires State Examination]
    OR
  • Completed at least one (1) year within the last four (4) years of responsible insurance duties as a licensed and appointed Customer Representative (4-40), Personal Lines Agent (20-44), or Service Representative (0-55) and completed a 40 hour course approved by the Department in the areas of property, casualty, surety, marine and health insurance. В [Click here to find a course] – [Requires State Examination]
    NOTE: F.A.C. rule 69B-227.260, Study Manuals are required for all attendees of a pre-licensing course.
    OR
  • Earned an insurance degree which includes least 18 semester hours of college credit in property, casualty, health, and commercial insurance from an accredited college or university [an official transcript required]. [Exempt from State Examination]
    OR
  • Become a resident of Florida, held a valid resident license with the equivalent line of authority for at least one (1) continuous year prior to applying for a license in Florida, and submit the application for the Florida general lines license within 90 days of becoming a resident of Florida. [Exempt from State Examination]
    OR
  • Have an original letter from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters certifying you hold the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) designation. [Exempt from State Examination]

Step 3 – Apply:


  • Answer all of the questions and pay the fees to complete online application.
    [Click here to review fees]
    [Click here to apply]
    [Fingerprinting fees are not included and must be paid directly to vendor]

Step 4 – Send prerequisite(s) to department:

  • Send proof of prerequisite, as indicated in Step 2 , to the Bureau.
    email to: [email protected]

Note: If you have taken a prelicensing course, your prelicensing education provider will automatically send the Bureau proof within 21 days of your passing date. This applies to some designation courses. If you have completed a designation course, you may contact your provider to confirm.

Step 5 – Fingerprints:


  • You must be fingerprinted. [Click here and follow the instructions]

Step 6 – Examination:

Disregard this step if you are not required to take an exam.


    Upon approval, an e-mail will be sent to you directing you to check your messages in your MyProfile account. Messages are where you may print your notifications from the department, such as an authorization for an examination. Follow the message’s instructions to schedule the examination.
    [Click here for the Exam Information page]

Note: If you are required to take an examination, you will not be able qualified for a license until the department has received a passing result from the testing vendor.В


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SOURCE: http://myfloridacfo.com/Division/Agents/Licensure/General/docs/2-20.htm

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