Job requirements Insurance Agent in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "insurance agent" was moved from the group Insurance agents and brokers (NOC 6231) to the group Insurance agents and brokers (NOC 63100).
Find out what you typically need to work as an insurance agent in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Insurance agents and brokers (NOC 63100).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Licensure by the insurance governing body in the province or territory of employment is required.
- On-the-job training and insurance industry courses and training programs are provided and are required for employment.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
Source National Occupational Classification
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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