TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

Training and Competency Requirements (pdf)

1. Certificate in General Insurance
a. Exemption List (pdf)

2. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
a. CPD Guidelines (pdf)
b. CPD Activities (pdf)
c. List of Accredited Institutions / Insurance Conferences (pdf)

GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS REGISTRATION REGULATIONS (“GIARR”)

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) GUIDELINE

Agent Type Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 onwards
General Insurance Agents 24 hrs 24 hrs 15 hrs

Agent Type Life General
General & Life Agents (Composite) 30 hrs 8 hrs

Note: The above CPD guideline is effective since 1 Jan 2015

Important Notes:
- All Agents are required to fulfil their outstanding CPD hours by 31 Dec of the year. Failing which, the General Insurance Certificate of Registration will lapse.
- An Agent whose renewal has been lapsed may apply for registration only after a period of one year.
- CGI is a prerequisite for an applicant to register as a general insurance agent. The time spent for attaining his CGI certificate cannot be used in the year when he first applies as a General Insurance agent.
- CPD training hours should only be awarded for the training attended by applicant after he becomes an agent.