Broker/Agent Licensing in Canada


Getting started

If you are already employed in the insurance industry, your employer should also be able to provide you with information about broker/agent licensing requirements. Your employer will also need to ensure you are licensed for the province(s) where you are serving your clientsnot just the province where you work or reside.

The Insurance Institute is here to help you

As your trusted source of insurance licensing education, we want to help you navigate through the complexities of provincial licensing.
Below is a handy table that contains the Insurance Institute study materials required in each province to prepare you for your broker or agent licensing exam.lk

Broker Table
Province Restricted Auto Level 1 Course Requirements Level 2 Course Requirements Level 3 Course Requirements Licensing Body (Regulator)
British Columbia N/A OPTION 1: OPTION 2: OPTION 1: OPTION 2: OPTION 1: OPTION 2: Insurance Council of BC
Alberta
Note: Northern & Southern have the same courses
N/A LEVEL 1 COURSE:
  • Alberta General Level 1 Licensing Manual
  • Automobile Insurance Licensing Supplement
LEVEL 2 COURSE:
  • Level 1 course requirements
  • Alberta Level 2 Licensing Manual
LEVEL 3 COURSE:
  • C132: Practical Issues in Broker Management Textbook
  • Alberta Licensing Level Three Study Aid
Note: Students need to contact Member Services for details.
Alberta Insurance Council (AIC)
Saskatchewan RESTRICTED AUTO KIT:
  • Saskatchewan Automobile Licensing – Restricted Agent Manual
  • ICS Bylaws and Schedules Note: Students must obtain these from the ICS website
OPTION 1: OPTION 2: Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan (ICS)
Manitoba N/A OPTION 1: OPTION 2: C132: Practical Issues in Broker Management Insurance Council of Manitoba
Ontario N/A LEVEL I - ENTRY LEVEL LEVEL II - TECHINCAL LEVEL III - MANAGEMENT Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO)
Nova Scotia N/A OPTION 1: OPTION 2: C132: Practical Issues in Broker Management Superintendent of Insurance
Prince Edward Island N/A OPTION 1: OPTION 2: N/A N/A Superintendent of Insurance
Newfoundland & Labrador N/A OPTION 1: OPTION 2: C132: Practical Issues in Broker Management Superintendent of Insurance
New Brunswick N/A C132: Practical Issues in Broker Management Superintendent of Insurance