General License Examination Information


PearsonVUE (our testing vendor)

If you would like more information relating to insurance examinations please go to PearsonVUE's website for Florida.

Remote proctored examinations are now available. Take your examination from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience. Watch the short video on the Florida Department of Financial Services online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam.

**Only one examination attempt can be made via remote proctoring.  All subsequent examination attempts will have to be taken at a Pearson Vue testing location.


Testing at Domestic and Foreign Military Installations

The Department of Financial Services, through its testing vendor Pearson Vue, now offers Florida Insurance licensure exams at various domestic and international military sites. Active duty personnel, including the spouses of active duty personnel, federal contractors, and civilians working on base, are able to schedule exams at these locations.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Visit the list of Frequently Asked Questions about the examination process.


NOTE: A passing score is valid for one (1) year from the date that the score was earned. If you fail to complete the licensing processing within the one (1) year timeframe, you will be required to retake and pass the examination. There is a limit of five (5) examination attempts for the same examination type during a twelve (12) month period*.


Exam Study Manual Information

The manuals are not distributed out of this office. Below is a list of places where the manuals can be purchased:

Note: The manual producers, listed below, will be able to tell you which edition of the manual you need. It is based on the date you plan to sit for the licensing exam.

Candidate Handbook

Any person interested in obtaining a Florida insurance license should obtain a candidate handbook first. If you would like to view the breakdown of an examination, you may view the examination content outline. Other exam information is provided by PearsonVUE on their website.

PearsonVUE's website includes a list of test centers that an applicant may utilize in their area for scheduling an examination date and time. The candidate handbook also contains pertinent information relating to examination requirements. The candidate handbook is free of charge.