To become a licensed adjuster in Texas, you must obtain a Texas adjuster license. Continue reading and find detailed information about licensing in Texas.
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To start your career as an adjuster in Texas, you must be at least 18 years old and a US resident/legal alien. You can start the process without any past experience in the insurance industry.
The state of Texas offers the following lines for adjusters:
When making a choice, it is preferable to choose All lines, as it will give you the opportunity to enlarge the circle of your work and carry more lines.
The next step is to complete 40 approved hours of adjuster pre-licensing courses.
In general, adjuster pre-licensing courses provide applicants with relevant knowledge and information, continuously update their teaching materials and have practice tests.
The classes are available to take online so that they fit your busy schedule.
As a rule, pre-licensing courses give you six months to complete the required hours and pass the final course examination. The examination covers multiple-choice questions and you must score at least 70% to pass it.
After successfully passing the final exam, the course provider will give a Certificate of completion. You will need this document in the future, when you file the license application.
As you may guess, the time to take the state licensing exam has come. However, you will not need to take an exam if your license has expired for more than 90 days.
There is no need to take the exam if hold a license in a reciprocal state or if you have finished an approved training program within the last 12 months.
If you do not comply with any of the above-mentioned points, then you must register for the exam online and pay the $62 fee while making an exam reservation.
In case you do not want to use your computer, you can register by calling at (888) 754-7667.
Note that you must take and pass the exam before you apply for the adjuster license. Otherwise, you will need to apply again and pay the fixed application fee.
You will not need to complete background check providing that you are a Texas resident, who holds an active license in the state.
After fingerprinting, you should submit the adjuster license application online and pay the $50 fixed fee.
In the state of Texas, you must renew the adjuster license to keep it active. It is preferable to renew the license 30 days prior to its expiration. This way you will be able to avoid any delays and problems.
The main requirement for license renewal is completing 24 hours of continuing education every two years.
Therefore, you should take your time and complete the required hours before your adjuster license is due to expire.
Follow this link to renew the license and pay the $50 fee. The renewal fee is $50. The late fee is $25.