LLQP (Life Licence Qualification Program) exam prerequisites, course information, and other life insurance licence qualifications and requirements for individuals, partnerships, or corporations in BC.
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Life insurance agent qualifications and application information for first-time or returning individuals applying for an insurance licence in British Columbia.
Section 168 of the Act defines an insurance agent as: "a person, other than an insurance company or an extraprovincial insurance corporation, who solicits, obtains or takes an application for insurance, or negotiates for or procures insurance, or signs or delivers a policy, or collects or receives a premium."
All individuals, including non-residents, whose applications are received by Council on or after March 1, 2019, must complete the Council Rules Course to qualify for licensure with Council, except those that qualify for licensure under Reactivation Provision in Council Rule 2(19). Please refer to Council Notice ICN 18-003 Revision of the Council Rules Course Requirement.
Licence requirements, education prerequisites and apply for a life insurance licence:
The LLQP (Life Licence Qualification Program) is a required certification if you want to sell life insurance products in BC.
*Council does not have information regarding course costs, delivery methods, or scheduling.
View and download the Individual Life Insurance Agent Licence Application
View and download the Individual Life Insurance Agent Licence Fee Schedule
View and download the Supervisor Undertaking Form
View and download the Continuing Education Reapplication Supplement (if applicable)
Licence qualifications and application information for first-time or returning sole-proprietors applying for a life insurance agent licence in British Columbia. Get a sole-proprietor life insurance agent licence if you are an individual wishing to act as an agency, without forming a corporation or partnership.
View and download the Sole-Proprietor Life Insurance Agent Licence Application
View and download the Sole-Proprietor Life Insurance Agent Licence Fee Schedule