Property/Casualty Pre-Licensing Course

Educational Requirements:

Licensing candidates are required to complete 20 course hours per line of authority.

To be eligible to take the Property/Casualty licensing exam you must complete 40 hours of course instruction. At the Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland (IIAMD) we offer a 5 day licensing course that covers Property, Casualty and MD Law.

Property/Casualty Outline  - Click Here to download

Candidate Information Bulletin - Click Here to Download

Course Information & Registration

Tuition: We offer member and nonmember pricing

Members: $300 (Agency must be a member of IIAMD)

Nonmembers: $350

**Tuition does NOT include the cost of the Maryland state exam.**

Course Location: IIAMD ~ 2408 Peppermill Dr., Ste A; Glen Burnie, MD. 21061

Time: Monday - Friday from 9AM-4:30PM 

Material: Each registrant receives the Maryland Property & Casualty Pass Package textbook which includes access to an online exam simulator, the Candidate Information Bulletin and the property/casualty content outline.

All material is distributed the first day of class.

Attendance: In order to be eligible to take the state licensing exam you must attend all five days of class.

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What’s Next: After you complete the pre-licensing course

State Licensing Exam: Upon completion of the 40 hour course you will then be eligible to schedule and sit for your Maryland licensing exam. The state exam is administered by PSI. You are responsible for scheduling and payment of the state exam. The exam can be scheduled by visiting You can only schedule the exam once you have completed the 40 hour course. The cost of the exam is $70.

License Application: Once you have passed your state exam you are ready to apply and pay for your initial insurance license. You can apply for your license by visiting the National Insurance Producer Registry at The cost of the initial license is $54 plus a $6.18 transaction fee charged by NIPR.

Continuing Education Requirements: Congratulations on becoming a licensed insurance producer! Now that you hold a Maryland property/casualty producer license you are required to complete 24 CE hours every two year license renewal term. Of those 24 hours, 3 hours must be done in the category of Ethics. If you sell Flood insurance, you are also required to complete an approved 2 hour Flood course every 2 year renewal term.

Pre-Licensing Education Waiver/Employer Affidavit:

A pre-licensing course is not required of a candidate who:

1) Holds one of the following designations:

  • AAI – Accredited Advisor in Insurance
  • ARM – Associate in Risk Management
  • CIC – Certified Insurance Counselor
  • CPCU – Chartered Property/Casualty Underwriter


2) Has been employed by an insurer, producer, or agency for a year or more (within the past three calendar years). If you have worked for more than one employer within that year of employment you will need to get each employer to fill out an affidavit.

If either of the above apply, please fill out the Education Waiver/Employer Affidavit and submit to the MIA for approval.

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