Kentucky Testing/License Application Information



All applicants must have a scheduled appointment to sit for the examination(s); walk-ins are not accepted.

  • To create a secure, password-protected eServices account, click on "eServices" in the middle of the Department of Insurance (DOI) home page ( then click on "Create Account" to set up the account. Once your online record reflects "pending examination" you are eligible to schedule your examination online. Any examination retake and rescheduling may be done through this account as well.

Any Special Accommodations must be approved in Agent Licensing PRIOR to examination scheduling.



You must have received your background check BEFORE taking your exam. You must also complete pre-licensing course BEFORE taking your exam.

  • Apply for a Criminal Background report online through the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) by clicking here.
    • First time users will need to select Register to create an account.
    • You must select AOC FastCheck, then Add a New Batch. Under Category, select Licensing; under Group, select Dept of Insurance (DOI); under Reason, select Licensing.
    • Follow the on screen directions to complete your request to ensure the DOI receives an official copy of your report.


The steps to the right are to be followed after completing the required State Licensing Exam.


Click HERE to apply for a Kentucky License.

There are a few steps that must also be completed for a Kentucky License.  Make sure these are completed BEFORE applying for a license (see under Kentucky Important Info section on this page).

Once the DOI has received and processed all requested informatio, you may track the status of the application and schedule your examination through a secure eServices account.