Before you get started, please review this checklist and information guide, so that you know what to expect.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Individuals with Insurance Institute exam results will have their applications automatically rejected if their results are less than two weeks old

    Failure to submit current employment confirmation form, criminal record verification and official results letter and any additional documentation as required within the application will result in further delays in processing times.

  • You will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check from your local police department or through Sterlingbackcheck (Please note that we do not accept third party checks). For residents of the United States, please complete an FBI Criminal Record Check

    Please ensure that this includes all current and previous names (including any maiden names or aliases), otherwise a new Criminal Record will be required

  • 4) Please ensure you have the completed Employee Confirmation Letter signed by Principal Broker or Deputy Principal broker at the brokerage you are employed with. Please ensure this form is dated within 14 days of submitting your application. Please ensure that your legal name is on the Employment Confirmation letter

    NOTE: You may need Adobe Acrobat to fill in this form. If you do not have it, download it for free here

  • 5) If you will have employment in addition to that of an insurance broker:

    a. complete the appropriate Secondary Business Exemption Form


    b. obtain support from your Principal Broker for your other employment.

  • 6) If you have had a previous bankruptcy, please ensure you have copies of the following:

    brief explanation why you were in a position to claim bankruptcy

    Consumer proposal or plan of arrangement

    Copy of your most recent Statement of Affairs

    Copy of discharge

  • 8) We highly recommend you review our User Guide to fully understand payment options available to you or your brokerage.