Click here for more information on the New Resident License Process, effective May 11, 2012.
Please Note: Exams cannot be scheduled until you complete a license application online with NIPR (www.nipr.com) and receive an email authorization from Pearson Vue that you are eligible to take an exam.
This page contains specific information about North Carolina Insurance testing. You are encouraged to follow the links on this page to read detailed information.
Helpful Phone Numbers
For Horizon Professional Education Pre-Licensing Registration Classes:
- Register online or call 704-529-3199
For Assistance With State Exam Reservations:
- Call 1-800-274-0668 to speak with a customer service representative
For Assistance With License Application Process or License Application Status:
- NC Licensing Office at 1-866-265-6329
The Candidate's Guide is the most comprehensive resource for prospective licensees. Access licensing information, what to bring to an exam, exam scheduling, exam fees, content outlines, testing center rules, and more.
Click here for North Carolina guide.
Click here for South Carolina guide.
Click here for information on licensing fees
For a Checklist for obtaining a license in NC, effective May 11, 2012, click here
NIPR New License FAQ'S
A general guide addressing questions on fingerprinting, getting your National Producer Number (NPN), fingerprinting fees, etc. Click here to access the FAQ document.
Resident Pre-Licensing Requirements & Exemptions
To find out what's required by the State of North Carolina, click here