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Course Application

Course Application, Form LIC 446-3*

What should I submit with my course application besides the fees?
You should submit the following required attachments (also refer to Course application, Form LIC 446-3* for details):

A. Checklist for Contact Courses:

  1. A detailed statement on how the course is relevant to insurance topics and insurance products.
  2. A detailed outline of approximately one page per hour of instruction including the time each topic is being presented.
  3. A copy of all materials presented to each student if a detailed outline is not submitted with the application.
  4. An agenda showing the beginning and ending times, breaks, and time allotted for exams, if applicable.
  5. A completed Class Presentation Schedule* form for each presentation.
  6. A current authorization letter from the author or publisher if using another vendor's source material as the basis for the course.
  7. California prelicensing curriculum and educational objectives with every line page-referenced to the source book(s) used. (For Prelicensing Courses Only)

B. Checklist for Non-Contact Courses:

  1. A detailed statement on how the course is relevant to insurance topics and insurance products.
  2. Audio cassette, video tape, computer diskette, text book for the course or copy of the text cover, copyright page and table of contents if using another vendor's pre-approved material/book
  3. Internet courses must include your Internet address, security measures, log-on and password for our review of course(s). Answers to exam questions must reference section and screen for answer source.
  4.  A final examination with the questions scrambled (not in chapter order).
  5. Answers to all exam questions with page and paragraph referencing to the source book(s) used.
  6. A current authorization letter from the author or publisher if using another vendor's source material.
  7. A copy of the instruction sheet sent to students.

*These forms are in PDF format.  To view these forms, your browser must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer. A free copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded from our Free Document Readers web page.


General Licensing Information

Education Providers

If you need further assistance, please call the California Department of Insurance's (CDI) Producer Licensing Bureau at (800) 967-9331, or send an e-mail to Producer Licensing Bureau.  

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