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Counselors Frequently Asked Questions



Life, Accident and Sickness Counselor

  • Must have experience in lines requested
  • Passing score on Counselor Life, accident and sickness examination. For information regarding examination procedures, click here
  • Completion of Form GID-103. To print application, click here
  • Completion of $5,000 counselor bond. To print bond application, click here
  • Payment of $115.
  • Waiver of examination can be granted if applicant holds CLU, CIC or FLMI designation. Must attach proof of CLU, CIC or FLMI designation to application
  • Waiver of examination can be granted if applicant was previously licensed for same lines in prior home state; license in that state must be active at the time of moving to Georgia, applicant must attach original clearance letter from prior home state and must apply for licensure within 90 days of the date of the move to Georgia

Property and Casualty Counselor

  • Must have experience in lines requested
  • Passing score on Counselor Property and Casualty examination. For information regarding examination procedures, click here
  • Completion of Form GID-103. To print application, click here
  • Completion of $5,000 counselor bond. To print bond application, click here
  • Payment of $115.
  • Waiver of examination can be granted if applicant holds CPCU, CIC or AAI designation. Must attach proof of CPCU, CIC or AAI designation to application
  • Waiver of examination can be granted if applicant was previously licensed for same lines in prior home state; license in that state must be active at the time of moving to Georgia, applicant must attach original clearance letter from prior home state and must apply for licensure within 90 days of the date of the move to Georgia

Nonresident Counselor

  • Completion of Nonresident Uniform Application for Individual Producer. To print application, click here.
  • Proof of home state licensure for license type requested; proof may be in form of an Original certification letter dated within 90 days from resident state or PDB printout
  • Payment of $115.
  • If you are from a state that does not have a license requirement, you may still be licensed in Georgia however you must take the Georgia Counselor Examination to qualify. For examination information, click here

Address change, name change and duplicate licenses

  • This can be done electronically. click here for more details.
  • Or you may complete the slower paper form Request for Name/Address Change. To print application, click here.

Clearance Letter

  • Completion of form Request for Clearance Letter. To print application, click here.
  • Fee is $10

Renewal of Existing License

Renewal notices are available to all eligible licensees 45 days prior to renewal date; if you have renewal processing questions, please contact PearsonVue at 1-888-204-6204.
  • Renewals can be filed electronically, click here for click here.

Certification/Status Letter

  • This can be done electronically. click here for more details.
  • Or you may complete the slower paper form Request for Status Letter. To print status letter form, click here.

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