LLQP Exam: Information and Registration



Completion of the ​LLQP (Life Licence Qualification Program) is a required certification if you or your organization want to sell life insurance products in British Columbia.


For more information about what a life and/or accident and sickness agent is and what their professional obligations are, see our guidebook, Becoming an Insurance Agent: What you Need to Know (available in multiple languages): 
 










Before Registering for an Exam


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.

More information

About the LLQP Exam


Before you register for and schedule an exam, see important information about the LLQP Exam, including:

  • Exam procedures and regulations
  • Exam results
  • Licence qualification and expiry
  • In-person exam day procedures (where applicable)
More Information

How to Register for the LLQP Exam

 
To take the LLQP exam in BC, whether it's in Metro Vancouver or outside of Metro Vancouver, you will need to:

  • Register for the LLQP exam with the Insurance Council via the online portal

Registration for the LLQP exam is available through the Insurance Council's online portal. To access exam registration, you will need to login with a portal account. 


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.

 


 

LLQP Exam Registration
A step-by-step guide on how to register for the LLQP exam in the portal.
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Registration Process

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.

Register for Exams in Metro Vancouver
A step-by-step guide on how to register for exams in Metro Vancouver via the portal.
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Submit An Exam Registration:
  1. Log into your online portal account
     
  2. Select "Register/Manage my LLQP exams" 
     
  3. Follow the steps to enter your exam registrant information, upload a copy of your government issued photo ID (i.e., Driver’s Licence, Permanent Resident Card or Passport).

    Once you have completed and submitted your exam registrant information, it will be reviewed by our Exams team. Please note it may take up to three business days to review and approve your registration.

    You will then receive a verification email from the Insurance Council once your exam registrant information has been reviewed and approved. If any additional information is required, you will receive a request for that information via email.
     
  4. Once you have received the verification email from the Insurance Council's Examinations department, you may then login to the online portal to schedule and pay for your exams.
Please allow up to 3 business days for the Insurance Council to review your in-person exam registration.

If you have not received any correspondence from the Insurance Council regarding your in-person exams within 3 business days, please contact our Exams Team at 604-695-2006 or via email at examinations@insurancecouncilofbc.com to follow up on the status of your in-person exam registration.


Exam Registration Reviewed/Approved:
Once your exam registration has been reviewed and approved by the Insurance Council. You will receive an automated email with next steps on how to schedule your exam. The steps are also outlined below:
  1. Log into your online portal account

  2. Click on “Register/Manage my LLQP exams”

  3. Select “I want to schedule/manage exams within Metro Vancouver (Vancouver or Surrey)”

  4. Follow the steps to schedule and pay for the exam module(s) you wish to write.

  5. Once payment has been received, you will then receive an automated email from the Insurance Council with information about your upcoming exams.

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 examinations@insurancecouncilofbc.com.
Register for Exams Outside of Metro Vancouver
A step-by-step guide on how to register for exams outside of Metro Vancouver via the portal.
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Please be advised that scheduling requests for exam dates within the period of December 14, 2023, to January 14, 2024, are not accepted for exam locations outside of Metro Vancouver.


Submit An Exam Registration:
  1. Log into your online portal account
     
  2. Select "Register/Manage my LLQP exams" 
     
  3. Follow the steps to enter your exam registrant information, upload a copy of your government issued photo ID (i.e., Driver’s Licence, Permanent Resident Card or Passport).

    Once you have completed and submitted your exam registrant information, it will be reviewed by our Exams team. Please note it may take up to three business days to review and approve your registration.

    You will then receive a verification email from the Insurance Council once your exam registrant information has been reviewed and approved. If any additional information is required, you will receive a request for that information via email.
     
  4. Once you have received the verification email from the Insurance Council's Examinations department, you may then login to the online portal to pay for your exams.
Please allow up to 3 business days for the Insurance Council to review your in-person exam registration.

If you have not received any correspondence from the Insurance Council regarding your in-person exams within 3 business days, please contact our Exams Team at 604-695-2006 or via email at examinations@insurancecouncilofbc.com to follow up on the status of your in-person exam registration.


Exam Registration Reviewed/Approved:
Once your exam registraiton has been reviewed and approved by the Insurance Council. You will receive an automated email with next steps on how to schedule your exam. The steps are also outlined below:
  1. Log into your online portal account

  2. Select "Register/Manage my LLQP exams" 

  3. Select "I want to schedule/manage exams outside of Metro Vancouver"

  4. Select the exam module(s) you wish to write

  5. Pay for the exam module(s) (Please note: an additional proctoring fee per module paid directly to the individual test centre is required.)

  6. 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.

  7. You must notify the Insurance Council’s Examinations team via email at examinations@insurancecouncilofbc.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.)

  8. Once you have confirmed a scheduled exam date with the test centre, please contact the Insurance Council’s Examinations team via email at examinations@insurancecouncilofbc.com to provide the following information:

    • Your full legal name

    • Date of birth

    • CIPR number

    • Exam date

    • Exam time

    • Exam module

    • Exam location

  9. 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.

  10. 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. 

  11. 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 examinations@insurancecouncilofbc.com.

 

See Schedules and Fees for In-person exams in our In-person Exam section.

Rescheduling or Cancelling Exams


Exams in Vancouver and Surrey 

 

 

Exams in Other BC Regions Outside of  Metro Vancouver 
 
  • To reschedule your exam date, you must contact the test centre directly to do so. 
  • 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 notice of cancellation 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(s), repeat the exam scheduling process.


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.