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North Dakota Department of Insurance

Testing Provider (PSI)

(701) 328-2440

(800) 733-9267

http://www.nd.gov/ndins

http://www.psiexams.com

 

How to Get a North Dakota Insurance License


1. Complete a Pre-licensing Course

If you would like to sell insurance in North Dakota, you must pass a licensing exam. To prepare for the licensing exam, you should take an insurance course. Insurance pre-licensing courses are offered by 1st Dakota Insurance School in many different formats: classroom, web classes, video lectures, online courses, or self-study. All courses are cross-referenced with the exam content outline. You can view course options for North Dakota and register at https://1stdakins.com 

2. Pass a Licensing Exam

Making Exam Reservations

An exam fee must be paid at the time of reservation by credit card, debit card, voucher or electronic check. You can make a reservation through the following methods:

  • Online:  www.psiexams.com
  • Phone:  (800) 733-9267
  • Fax completed Registration Form to (702) 932-2666 and call PSI after 4 business days.
  • Mail completed Registration Form and submit the appropriate exam fee to PSI Services LLC, ATTN: Examination Registration ND INS, 3210 E Tropicana * Las Vegas, NV * 89121. After 2 weeks, call PSI to schedule the exam at (800) 733-9267.

What to Bring

Two forms of current signature identification:

  • A primary ID (photograph and signature, not expired) such as a Driver’s License or Passport
  • A secondary ID (signature, not expired) such as a Debit or Credit card

Exam Procedures

  • Report to the test center 30 minutes before the exam to sign in and verify identification.
  • No talking or any other form of communication among candidates is permitted in the exam area.
  • Children, cell phones, calculators, pagers, cameras, programmable electronic devices and recording devices of any kind are NOT allowed.
  • No smoking, eating, or drinking will be allowed at the exam site.
  • Dictionaries, books, papers, or study and reference materials are NOT permitted.
  • You may not exit the building during the exam.
  • Copying or communicating exam content is a violation of PSI security policy and Section 1681.5 of the CIC. Either may result in the disqualification of exam results and lead to legal action and prosecution.

PSI exam sites have additional procedures:

  • You will have your picture taken prior to admittance into the exam.
  • You may not wear a jacket, coat or any type of hooded clothing into the exam room. Sweaters that do not have pockets are allowed.
  • You may not bring a purse or backpack into the exam room.
  • You will be asked to put these items in your vehicle. PSI only provides accordion type folders for any items. These folders are left in the lobby and PSI is not responsible for the security of those items.
  • You may not wear a wristwatch into the exam room and you will be asked to empty your pockets.

Exam Format

  • Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
  • The exam consists of two parts:
    1. The general section deals with basic insurance product knowledge
    2. The state section deals with insurance laws, rules, and regulations, and practices that are unique to North Dakota
  • Each exam contains “pretest” questions that are mixed in with the scored questions and are not identified. Pretest questions may not be covered in your educational materials and do not affect your final score!
  • The passing score required on each exam is 70%.
  • When you complete the exam, you will receive a score report marked “pass or fail”.
    • If you pass, you will immediately receive a successful notification and performance summary on an exam results letter.
    • If you do not pass, you will immediately receive an unsuccessful exam results letter along with a diagnostic report indicating your strengths and weaknesses by exam portion.

North Dakota Exam Information

Exam Code

Exam Name

Exam Time

Scoreable Questions

Pretest Questions

Total Questions

Ins-ND-Life01

Life and Annuity

2 hrs 15 min

85

15

100

Ins-ND-Health02

Accident and Health

2 hrs 15 min

85

15

100

Ins-ND-Prop03

Property

2 hrs 15 min

75

15

90

Ins-ND-Cas04

Casualty

2 hrs 15 min

85

15

100

Ins-ND-Pers07

Personal Lines

2 hrs

100

11

111

3. Apply for a License

After passing the exam, apply for your license by completing an application at http://www.nipr.com.

 

Educational services in this state are provided by:
1st Dakota Insurance School
Sandy Kost

2601 S Minnesota Ave Ste 105-244
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone:  (605) 271-4440
Toll Free: (877) 317-3087
Fax:  (605) 271-4440
Email:  sandy@1stdakins.com
http://1stdakins.com

1st Dakota Insurance School provides licensing information as a courtesy to our students. While reasonable attempts have been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, licensees are ultimately responsible for ensuring that they are in compliance with the requirements set forth by their state licensing entity. 1st Dakota Insurance School offers no guarantee of the accuracy of this information and will not be held liable in case of noncompliance with the license requirements.