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Licensing

The Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) issues a single producer license with multiple lines of authority to any individual or business entity wishing to solicit, sell, or negotiate insurance products. The producer lines are Property, Casualty, Life, Health, Variable, Title, Surplus Lines, and Personal Lines.

For information about licensing, applications, or to conduct a licensee search, please select from the following DOBI web pages:

License Renewals

New Jersey licenses expire on a two year basis. License renewals are offered online for resident and non-resident producers. To access instructions and forms for renewing your license, visit the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance's Licensing and Education web page.
 
The New Jersey Department of Banking & Insurance does not print and mail licenses to insurance producers and public adjusters. Licensees must download and print their license via SBS CONNECT. SBS CONNECT allows for one free license print and sends an email notification upon license issuance, renewal, and when various changes are made to an insurance producer license.

Pre-Licensing

In order to be licensed to solicit, sell, or negotiate insurance in the state of New Jersey, individuals must complete a pre-licensing education course offered by an approved education provider. Following completion of a pre-licensing education course, applicants must pass the state licensing test to receive their license. Big I New Jersey offers property and casualty New Jersey Insurance Producer Pre-Licensing Courses. 

Individuals with CLU and ChFC designations can waive the Life and Health Insurance pre-licensing education and examination. Individuals with CPCU designations can waive the Health, Property, Casualty, Personal Lines, and Surplus Lines pre-licensing education and examinations. 

Ethics

Individuals must complete three ethics credits every two years in order to renew their license. Find a Big I NJ ethics course here.

Flood Requirements

Individuals who write Flood Insurance must complete one three-hour flood course to become certified. This course is not required every license cycle and only needs to be completed one time. Individuals who do not write flood insurance are not required to complete this course in New Jersey. 

CE Transcripts

Sircon allows you to look up your continuing education transcript to see which of your continuing education requirements are fulfilled and which remain outstanding. Please note that you will need your license number to access your account.