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31 Pa. Code § 37.31. General application requirements.


§ 37.31. General application requirements.

 (a)  Applicants for a certificate or a license shall follow the procedures at § §  37.33 and 37.34 (relating to agent application procedures; and broker application procedures).

 (b)  The Department may issue, upon receiving notice of intent to appoint by an insurance entity authorized by law to transact business within this Commonwealth, a certificate to a person, partnership or corporation that meets the appropriate requirements of this chapter.

 (c)  The applicant will be required to take a written examination unless the requirement is waived under § §  37.22—37.24 (relating to waiver of examination for resident agents; waiver of examination for resident brokers; and examination requirements for nonresident applicants).

 (d)  Individuals who have passed the examination or its equivalent may apply to the Department for a certificate or license. The application shall have attached thereto a certification from the testing facility that the individual passed the examination for the powers for which application is being made. The certification from the testing facility will not be required if the testing facility reports test scores directly to the Department.

 (e)  Test scores and results are valid for 1 year from the date of the examination. Applications received with older test results will be rejected.

 (f)  A certificate or license will not be granted to a partnership or corporation, unless by provisions of its partnership agreement or charter, it is authorized to engage in the business of insurance or real estate, and individual certificates or licenses are also obtained for each qualifying active partner or qualifying active officer in accordance with §  37.37 (relating to corporation or partnership certificate/license).

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