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How To Become An Insurance Claims Adjuster In New York
Becoming a New York Claims Adjuster can be an appealing profession that can be quite lucrative. But before you can begin working as an Insurance Adjuster, you must first obtain your NY Insurance Adjuster License.
Luckily, the Agent Broker Training Center has claims adjuster training to help you study for - and pass - your New York insurance adjuster licensing exam. Simply look through the information below to find the right New York insurance adjuster pre-licensing courses and exam requirements.What Does A New York Claims Adjuster Do?
An Adjuster inspects property damage or personal injury claims in New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Schenectady, and throughout Long Island to determine how much the insurance company should pay for the loss. They might inspect a home, a business, or a vehicle to determine how much the insurance company should pay out.
Though the process for reviewing a home versus a car claim may very somewhat, to determine the amount of payout, an Adjuster might interview the claimant and/or witnesses, inspect the damaged property, do additional research such as look at photos, police reports, or doctor/hospital records, evaluate damage, ascertain payout amount, and communicate with the insurance agent and/or client. Typically, adjusters will:
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- Verify an insurance policy exists for the insured person and/or property
- Identify coverages for which the insured is covered
- Evaluate the covered injuries and/or damages
- Complete applicable paperwork
- Negotiate a settlement according to the applicable laws
To become an insurance claims adjuster in New York, you will first have to decide what type of insurance adjuster you want to be as there are many lines for an adjuster license in New York, each with a different insurance adjuster exam:
- Independent Automobile Insurance Adjuster
- Independent Fire Adjuster
- Independent General Adjuster
If you want to become licensed for more than one line, you will have to take each test separately. Additionally, you must hold an adjuster license and an auto appraiser license to handle auto claims from start to finish in New York.
You can schedule your test with PSI Exams online for a $33 fee. On the day of the exam, arrive on time with a valid photo I.D. If you obtain a 70 percent score or greater, you pass. You will be notified of your score immediately. Once you have passed the exam, see below for the remaining steps to take to obtain your New York insurance adjuster license.
Recommended New York Adjuster Licensing Courses, Study Guides, And Exam Prep Materials
AB Training Center provides the approved New York Adjuster training courses needed to obtain your New York Insurance Adjuster license. We have everything you need to prepare yourself for the New York Claims Adjuster exam. Simply select from the recommended courses below, or search under "Licensing" in the search box thereafter for "Insurance-Adjusters".Also Available: Xactimate Training Courses
We also have courses to help you familiarize yourself with Xactimate software. If you aren't familiar with Xactimate already, you'll know all about it once you start working as an adjuster. This is critical claims estimating software and we can show you how to use it the right way.
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Licensing Info For How To Become An New York Insurance Adjuster
Below is information on the licensing requirements for becoming an New York Insurance Adjuster, its insurance department, and examination scheduling facilities.New York Adjuster License Requirements:
Non-Resident New York Insurance Adjuster License
- Never have committed a felony or any crime involving fraudulent or dishonest practices
- Provide a $1,000 bond to cover the licensing period
- Pass the NY state exam administered by PSI Testing Centers
- Complete the New York Insurance Adjuster License application and submit with applicable fees
- Submit fingerprints and undergo basic background check
- No Continuing Education is required
Non-resident applicants for a NY Adjuster License must submit an application. Please visit the National Insurance Producer Registry
for more information on New York non-resident licensing.
NOTE: New York does not grant reciprocity with any other state's license.
Contact Info For Your New York Claims Adjuster Licensing Exam
To help with your examination scheduling, we have provided below information on New York licensing requirements, its insurance department, and examination scheduling facilities.New York State Department of Financial ServicesAddress: One State Street | New York, NY 10004-1511
Website: https://www.dfs.ny.gov/apps_and_licensing/agents_and_brokers/homeExamination SchedulingProvider: PSI Exams
Good luck passing your Claims Adjuster insurance licensing exam!
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This information is based on state laws and regulations, and is subject to change. ABTrainingCenter makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, ABTrainingCenter is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein.