Colorado Insurance Licensing Procedures

These pages will guide an individual through the multi-step process of becoming a licensed insurance agent in the state of Colorado for Life, Health, and Annuities.

Colorado Life, Health and Annuity, or Property and Casualty
Agent Licensing Procedures

Step 1:  Prepare for the Colorado State Exam by completing  a pre-licensing course of study.

Complete an appropriate prelicensing course.
Download the approved Pre-Licensing Provider and Course Listing When the class is completed, obtain a course completion certificate for the line of authority you wish to test for. As of Sept 2007 the verification of Prelicensing completion should be submitted by your course provider within 10 days of completion. This can't be confirmed on site but will be verified during application processing.

Step 2:  Register for your examination by phone, fax or online.

You can use this link to Find a testing center. Then schedule your exam.

1. You can use this link to Request an Exam Reservation Online.
2. or Call Pearson VUE at (800) 274-2616* to make a reservation.
3. or Fax the Fax Reservation Form (from the Handbook) to (888) 204-6291, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A confirmation of the reservation will be returned by fax within twentyfour (24) hours of receipt of the faxed request. If you wish to make a fax reservation you should do so at least four (4) days before the desired examination date.

Step 3:  A confirmation number will be issued. Take note of your confirmation number, date, time, and location of your exam. An examination fee must be paid by credit card, debit card, voucher or electronic check. Candidates may take up to two examinations at one session for a single fee of $73.
Step 4:  Complete the PassPrep course. OLT recommends taking the PassPrep course.  Click here for course information and to register for this online PassPrep course.
Step 5:  Take exam on scheduled date and

Take with you to the test center on examination day the following:
- Your confirmation number
- Proof of Completion of Prelicensing training
- Two forms of current, government-issued signature identification, one of
which must be photo-bearing (One of these forms of identification must
include your Social Security number.)
- Failing score report if retaking an examination.
- Proof of legal residency in the United States. Secure and Verifiable
documents that are accepted as proof of legal residency (see handbook pg 17 for list.

Step 7:  Receive your Score Report. If you pass all parts of an examination, your score report indicates "PASS"; no numeric score is reported. For those candidates who fail one or more parts of the examination, a separate numeric score for each failed part will be reported. Candidates who fail Part 1 of an examination receive general diagnostic information relevant to each major content area of the examination. Diagnostic information is intended to help failing candidates identify their areas of strength and weakness in order to prepare for future examinations. Use the content outlines in this handbook to interpret the diagnostic information on a failing score report. Examination scores are valid for a period of one year from the examination date. If you fail Part 2 of an examination, you will receive a numeric score.

Contact Information:

1) Pearson VUE/
Colorado Division of Insurance
3131 S Vaughn Way Ste. 205
Aurora, CO 80014

2) Colorado Division
of Insurance (DOI)
1560 Broadway, Suite 850
Denver, CO 80202



Last update by Melody Schiesl Jan. 12, 2010