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Insurance Broker

Insurance Broker, Accident, Health, Life, Variable Life and Variable Annuities


An insurance broker (life, accident, health, variable life and variable annuities) sells and writes insurance policies for customers from several different insurance companies, assesses and surveys the insurance needs of prospective customers and handles renewals and cancellations of client policies.

Licensing Requirements

Applicants must file an application with the NYS Department of Financial Services to become licensed in this life insurance broker occupation.

Licenses Issued and Active:

As of September 7, 2012, there were 10,466 active licenses for this occupation.

Licensing Authority

NYS Department of Financial Services
Applications and Licensing
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, New York 12257

Standard Occupational Classification

41-3021 - Insurance Sales Agents
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 11/1/12.

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