Licence Information

Individuals considering a general insurance licence must successfully meet appropriate entry level requirements and complete a licence application form. The entry requirements include successfully passing the appropriate examinations.

A summary of information required for each level of licence is provided below. Individuals should refer to the Council Bylaws for complete details.

Restricted Auto

A person applying for a Restricted Auto Salesperson licence must successfully complete the following:

  • If a resident of Saskatchewan, the General Insurance Council Bylaws Examination; and
  • the Auto Part I Basic Course and examination and the Auto Part 2 Extension Course and examination offered by the Insurance Brokers' Association of Saskatchewan; or
  • the Auto Part 2 Extension Course and offered by the Insurance Brokers' Association of Saskatchewan, and the SGI Auto Fund New Issuer Training course and examination; or
  • the Saskatchewan Automobile Licensing: Restricted Agent Course and examination offered by the Insurance Institute of Canada; or
  • the Extended Auto Insurance Licensing Course and examination offered by the Insurance Institute of Canada, and the SGI Auto Fund New Issuer Training Course and examination.

A Restricted Auto licensee shall be limited to the sale of automobile insurance, excluding any insurance for vehicles that are used commercially.  For the purposes of this licence, “used commercially” is defined as: “Any vehicle whose primary purpose is for conduct of business, including conveyance of passengers for hire and conveyance of goods for hire but not including farm use”. 

Level 1

A person applying for a Level 1 licence must meet the licensing qualifications for a Restricted Auto Salesperson licence and successfully complete the following:

  • General Insurance Council Bylaws examination; and
  • the Fundamentals of Insurance course and examination offered by the Insurance Brokers' Association of Saskatchewan; or
  • the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB 1) course and examination offered by the Insurance Brokers' Association of Saskatchewan; or
  • the C81, C82 and the Saskatchewan Accident & Sickness and Travel Health Insurance Supplement courses and examinations offered by the Insurance Institute of Canada; or
  • the C11, C130 and the Saskatchewan Accident & Sickness and Travel Health Insurance Supplement courses and examinations offered by the Insurance Institute of Saskatchewan; or
  • the Introduction to General Insurance Program and examination offered by the ILS Learning Corporation.

A Level 1 licensee shall not:

  • act in the transaction of farm/commercial lines of insurance unless supervised by a Level 2 or Level 3 licensee; or
  • manage an agency; or
  • act as a supervisor.

Level 2

A person applying for a Level 2 licence must meet the licensing qualifications for a Level 1 licence and successfully complete one of the following:

  • the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB 2 and CAIB 3) courses and examinations; or
  • the C130 and C131 courses and examinations offered by the Insurance Institute of Canada.

A Level 2 licensee shall not:

  • manage an agency.


Level 3

A person applying for a Level 3 licence must meet the licensing qualifications for a Level 2 licence and successfully complete one of the following:

  • the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB 4) course and examination; or
  • the course of study leading to a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) or an Associate (AIIC) designation; or
  • the C132 course and examination offered by the Insurance Institute of Canada.

A Level 3 licensee shall not:

  • manage an agency unless he or she has at least two years experience as a licensed agent/salesperson within the past five years; or
  • manage or supervise more than three office locations.

Please refer to the Bylaws for complete details regarding licensing requirements.