Welcome to the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia.

How can we help you?


Develop your skills and increase your knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and licensing courses.

Symposium Atlantic: Secure your space now

The premier industry event for insurance professionals in Atlantic Canada featuring inspiring keynote speakers, insightful seminars, and great networking opportunities.
Friday, April 27
Atlantica Hotel, Halifax

As of March 1, close to 50% of Symposium Atlantic tickets have been sold!
Learn more and register.

Register now for a CIP spring class.

Expand your expertise. Build your brand. Create your career.
Lock in your learning for spring today. Choose your course and format now.

Check out our NEW Learning Options!

We've added new learning options for students who are Rewriting an exam, or CIP/FCIP graduates who would like to Audit a course. Find out more on our CIP Courses page. 

Have you renewed your 2017-2018 membership?

Take advantage of your membership benefits.
We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn about the benefits and renew now

Have your contact details changed?
We encourage you to login to update your profile. If you have any questions or need help renewing your membership, please contact us toll-free at 1-866-362-8585, or email us at IICmail@insuranceinstitute.ca

Not yet a member? Join the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia and reap the benefits. Start here!

NS Level One General Licensing: give yourself the best chance of success!

Are you looking to begin a new career as an insurance agent? The Insurance Institute wants to help you succeed. Successfully complete our self-study course and there's no need to write the provincial licensing exam. In-Person classes coming in 2018!

Self Study

Networking Opportunities

We host a number of events connecting members and insurance professionals. Check our Events page to see what's coming up.


Enhance your Professional Development

Did you know that most of our seminars provide Continuing Education Credits for Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia? Our Seminars page has the list of topics that we're currently offering; you can sign up online or download a registration form.

April 12: Drone Insurance and Sports, Leisure & Fitness
May 16: Contract Surety 101
June 6: Fidelity Claims

Do you have a seminar topic you'd like us to offer? Send us an email at IINSmail@insuranceinstitute.ca with your suggestions.

CIP Student? Download our mobile ap!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students (with additional available for in-app purchase), and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. Discover how it can help you with your study and professional needs.

Have you read our research reports and trends papers?

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.

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If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.