Examinations: Time Limit and Number of Questions
The following chart indicates the type of examination type of licensing examination offered by the California Department of Insurance (CDI), the number of hours allotted and the number of questions on the examination.
To learn more about CDI's licensing examinations, please refer to the Candidate Information Bulletin to review the educational objectives for the examinations and other examination preparation information.
|Examination Type||Time Allowed||Number of Questions|
|Life Limited to the Payment of Funeral and Burial Expenses||2 hours||90|
|Bail Agent||2 hours||75|
|Life, Accident and Health Agent||3 hours||150|
|Life-Only Agent||1.5 hours||75|
|Accident and Health Agent||1.5 hours||75|
|Life & Disability Analyst||3.5 hours||125|
|Property Broker-Agent and Casualty Broker-Agent||3 hours||150|
|Property Broker-Agent||1.5 hours||75|
|Casualty Broker-Agent||1.5 hours||75|
|Personal Lines Broker-Agent||2 hours||90|
|Limited Lines Automobile Insurance Agent||1.5 hours||60|
|Insurance Adjuster||2.5 hours||100|
|Public Insurance Adjuster||2.5 hours||100|
If you have examination scheduling questions, please call PSI at (833) 518-7456 to speak with a Consumer Service Representative Monday through Friday between 4:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Pacific Time. For all other license examination concerns, please call the CDI's Producer Licensing Bureau's Examination Section at (916) 492-3570.
All producer license examinations require a 60 percent score to pass and the adjuster and bail examinations require a score of 70 percent.