The purpose of the New York Preliceinsing Education Program is to serve the interests of the insurance buying public by assuring that prospective licensees of the Department of Financial Services become knowledgeable of the insurance market place and related New York State laws and regulations. The Education Unit of the Licensing Services Bureau is tasked with approving competent providers and instructors to offer appropriate and meaningful courses that will enhable potential licensees to become familiar with the requirements prescribed by insurance law.
For those parties interested in applying to become providers of pre-licensing education, it is necessary to complete and forward the appropriate applications.
The following applications and documents - in PDF format - may be downloaded, completed and returned to the Department at the following address:
New York State Department of Financial
Licensing Services Bureau
One Commerce Plaza, Suite # 2003
Albany, New York 12257
- Prelicensing Criteria
- Instructor Approval Application
- Provider Approval Application
- Course Approval Application
- Insurance Exam Content Topic Locator documents
- Prelicensing Course Hour Breakdown (Form A)
- Designated Person Notice