LLQP (Life Licence Qualification Program) exam prerequisites, course information, and other life insurance licence qualifications and requirements for individuals, partnerships, or corporations in BC.
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Before registering to take the LLQP exam, be sure to find out about the exam prerequisites and our pre-licensing requirements.
Please note that, as of July 1, 2023, the Insurance Council no longer offers online LLQP exams.
Before you register for and schedule an exam, see important information about the LLQP Exam, including:
To take the LLQP exam in BC, whether it's in Metro Vancouver or outside of Metro Vancouver, you will need to:
If you already have a portal account, or have previously written the LLQP exam in BC, you can log into the portal with your user name and password. You can then select "Register/Manage my LLQP exams" from the main menu.
First time registering to write the LLQP exams with the Insurance Council? You will first need to create a portal account here. Please note, you will need to enter your legal name exactly as it appears on your government issued photo ID. You must also add a residence address to your account.
In person exams are available for registration within Metro Vancouver (Vancouver and Surrey), and in other BC regions outside of Metro Vancouver.
See below on how to register for in-person exams in each area.
Log into your online portal account
Click on “Register/Manage my LLQP exams”
Select “I want to schedule/manage exams within Metro Vancouver (Vancouver or Surrey)”
Follow the steps to schedule and pay for the exam module(s) you wish to write.
Once payment has been received, you will then receive an automated email from the Insurance Council with information about your upcoming exams.
Select "Register/Manage my LLQP exams"
Select "I want to schedule/manage exams outside of Metro Vancouver"
Select the exam module(s) you wish to write
Pay for the exam module(s) (Please note: an additional proctoring fee per module paid directly to the individual test centre is required.)
Contact Insurance Council's partner test centre to schedule for your exam. Please ensure to thoroughly review the test centre’s terms and policies before registering and scheduling an exam with them.
You must notify the Insurance Council’s Examinations team via email at email@example.com at least 14 calendar days before your scheduled exam date to allow for adequate time for the test centre to receive the exam materials. Failure to do so will result in your request being declined, and you will be required to reschedule your exam with the test centre. (Please note: Proctor rescheduling fees may apply as determined by the individual test centre, please review the test centre’s terms and policies for their rescheduling/cancellation procedure.)
Once you have confirmed a scheduled exam date with the test centre, please contact the Insurance Council’s Examinations team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to provide the following information:
Your full legal name
Date of birth
Please ensure you have received confirmation of acknowledgment from the Insurance Council’s Examinations team before attending your scheduled exam at the test centre.See About the LLQP Exam page for important information about the exams, such as exam requirements and re-write rules, etc.
You must contact the test centre directly if you wish to reschedule/cancel your exam(s). Proctor rescheduling fees may apply as determined by the individual test centre, please review the test centre’s terms and policies for their rescheduling/cancellation procedure.
You must also notify the Insurance Council of the cancellation by cancelling the exam(s) through your online portal account. If the cancel notification is not provided at least 14 calendar days before the scheduled exam, you automatically forfeit the exam fee paid to the Insurance Council.
To reschedule the cancelled exam, repeat the exam scheduling process.
See here on how to register and schedule for exams at the Insurance Council’s partner test centres located outside of Metro Vancouver.
See About the LLQP Exam page for important information about the exams, such as exam requirements and re-write rules, etc.
If you have any questions, please contact Examinations directly at 604-695-2006 or via email at email@example.com.
Only the examinee is authorized to reschedule or cancel their exam sitting. Third parties (managers, employers, etc.) cannot reschedule or cancel an exam on your behalf.
Please note that exam fees will be forfeited if you are unable to attend an exam and do not reschedule or cancel before the deadline.