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New York P&C Insurance License Class & Exam Prep Materials

New York Property And Casualty Insurance Courses

Property & Casualty Insurance LicenseHow To Earn A New York Insurance License For Property And Casualty

To sell property and casualty insurance in New York, you need to be properly licensed. has all the pre-licensing requirements, licensing exam and preparation information you need.

What A Property And Casualty License In New York Can Do For You

By earning your property and casualty license, you can become the provider of an extremely valuable asset in New York. Your ability to provide property and casualty insurance to New Yorkers offers tremendous potential for your business.

Where Should I Offer Property & Casualty Insurance In New York?

The largest cities, by population include New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, and Schenectady, so operating your agency in or near one of these cities will give you a larger potential market base.

Recommended New York P&C Insurance Licensing Courses And Exam Prep Materials

To find New York property and casualty insurance licensing courses, simply click on any of the recommended courses below or select "Property & Casualty" and your state from the "Licensing" section of the search box below. Good luck passing your New York P&C insurance licensing exam and becoming a New York insurance agent!

Top FAQs

You must take your state-required pre-licensing course and pass your state's licensing exam. There also are base requirements such as a minimum age, passing a background check, etc.
P&C Agents sell policies that protect people and businesses against property damage. Policies typically cover homes, cars, trucks, and boats from fire, theft, and other events. You'll work with clients on what policies best suit their needs, tailor policies to fit their requirements, and help customers when they have questions or need to change their coverages.
P&C licensing exams typically cover terms and definitions, policy types, and rules and regulations.
The exam will cover both a general section with basic insurance product knowledge and a state section with specific insurance laws, rules, regulations, and practices that are unique to New York.
The Property and Casualty Insurance Agent/Broker exam (Series 17-56) is 2 hours and 30 minutes with 150 questions
Statewide for all exam takers, 24%, but with our courses, 97%.
The licensing exam fee is $33 and the license application fee is $40.
The basic recommendation is for you to review all the course content and take as many of the sample exams that come with your pre-liensing course. The Instructor-led format includes both live and recorded instruction, plus the ability to email you Instructor, so utilize these features as much as needed. For more tips, go to
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How To Become A New York Property And Casualty Insurance Agent

New York Property And Casualty Prelicense Requirements For Resident Agents

Before sitting for the licensing exam, you will need to take a 96-hr state-approved pre-licensing course and pass a detailed certification exam at the end. This course, like the ones we offer at Agent Broker Training Center, will give you insight into the kinds of questions asked on the exam and how to answer them, vastly improving your chances of passing the exam on the first attempt.

What Is On The New York Property And Casualty Insurance Agent/Brokers Exam?

Below are the content areas that typically appear on the New York Property And Casualty insurance licensing exam:
  • 9% = Insurance Regualtion
  • 9% = General Insurance
  • 13% = Property and Casualty Insurance Basics
  • 14% = Homeowners Policies
  • 6% = Dwellings
  • 11% = Auto Insurance
  • 11% = Commercial Package Policies
  • 8% = Businessowners Policies
  • 8% = Workers' Compensation Insurance
  • 4% = Accident and Health Insurance
  • 7% = Insurance Regulation
New York Property And Casualty Exam Requirements

When you complete your pre-licensing course and pass the certification exam, make sure you receive a certificate of completion. Then, schedule your exam online with PSI Services LLC.

Arrive on schedule with your certificate of completion and two valid forms of government-issued identification. Only one needs to be a picture I.D.

The New York Property and Casualty Insurance Agent/Broker Exam is a 150-question multiple-choice exam that you will have two and a half hours to complete. The questions cover a wide variety of topics, including homeowners' policies, business owners' policies and workers' compensation. If you achieve a 70 percent score or higher, you have passed the exam. You will receive a printed score report that shows your score and result.

If you pass, you can apply for your license on the state insurance website's Original License Application page. Before you do so, you must submit to fingerprinting.

Contact Info: New York Property And Casualty License Requirements

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 Insurance Adjuster LicenseNew York State Department of Financial Services
Address: One State Street | New York, NY 10004-1511
Phone: 518.474.6600

Examination Scheduling
Provider: PSI Exams
Phone: 877-392-6422

Good luck passing your New York P&C 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.
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