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How To Get An Insurance License in Kansas

Resident License

The first step to launching your business as an independent producer is obtaining your insurance license.

If you live in Kansas, you will need to apply for a Resident Producer's License with the Kansas Insurance Department (KID).

To sell Medicare plans with ABC Medicare Plans, you will need to obtain an Accident & Health license. The Life Insurance license is not required, but many agents complete their requirements since most of the pre-licensing study courses cover that material.

You also may need a Life License to enroll your clients in additional coverage beyond Medicare plans.

Pre-Licensing Study

The first step to getting licensed is to sign up for a study course that will help you prepare for the exam.

We recommend using LicenseCoach.com, an online study course (Discount Code:ABC4400).

As an ABC Medicare Plans candidate, you will receive a $140 discount when you enter our coupon code (see instructions below).

Several vendors and certified instructors also conduct live training sessions. You may find a list of those at www.psiexams.com.

1) Enrollment instructions for LicenseCoach:  

  1. Go to www.licensecoach.com and click "SIGN UP"
  2. Select Insurance Certification
  3. Choose your "State" and click "Go".
  4. Select your course
  5. Enter the coupon code ABC4400 in the appropriate box and click "Apply"
  6. Your ABC-discounted pricing is $59.99
  7. Normal website pricing is $199.00.  That is a $140.00 savings!
  8. Enter your personal information
  9. Enter your payment information and click on "Place Order Now" to complete your purchase and begin studying.

2) Schedule your exam

There are several testing sites across the sate and you can choose where to take the exam.

You may contact Pearson Vue at either https://home.pearsonvue.com/Clients/Kansas-Insurance.aspx or call 888-204-6255 to schedule your exam. The website will include a list of testing locations with contact information.

You may also review this KID Candidate Information Booklet that outlines the entire process.

Exam Cost: $57

3) Take your exam

Your exam will consist of multiple-choice questions and will be taken on a computer at the testing location.

After submitting your exam, your results will be provided before you leave the location.

If you pass and qualify for a license, you will be provided with certification that will be needed to apply for your actual license.

If you fail, you will be allowed to reschedule your next attempt. Information will be provided to you each time before you leave the facility.

4) Apply for your Kansas license  

You must apply and be issued an Kansas insurance license in order to sell, solicit, or negotiate (or adjust) insurance in the state of Kansas. If an exam was required, allow 3 business days for Pearson to provide the exam results to the Kansas Insurance Department (KID) electronically prior to applying.

We recommend APPLYING ONLINE.

Complete all required fields under the tabs.  By clicking the Continue button on each successive screen, you will be taken through the tabs in order, or you can click on the tabs individually. You will be asked to attest to several provisions under the Attestation tab before submitting the application on the final tab.  You will be required to submit a $30.00 application fee and $60.00 fingerprint fee through credit card or e-check, upon submission.  Only following successful payment is submission complete.
Please note the Application ID.  You can leave the application without submitting and come back any time within six months, enter your unique Application ID, complete and submit the application.  You can also view and print a copy of the application at any stage of completion using the link on the Review & Submit tab.

License Fee: $50

5) KID will review your application

Submitting an application does not mean that a license was approved or issued.  You will be notified (by the contact email address entered on the application) when the application is approved or if the KID needs additional information.  You may check the status of a license online using the Licensee Lookup tool.

Please allow 5 business days for KID to review your application.

6) Print your new license

After the license has been issued, you may view and print your license online using the Licensee Lookup tool.
You may contact the licensing and education division directly at:

Phone 785-296-7862  Fax 785-368-7019  Email: kid.licensing@ks.gov

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