Insurance intermediary/consultant - expert examination
A prerequisite for granting a licence for insurance intermediaries or consultants is proof of the required expertise by successfully passing an examination before the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The expert examination consists of a written and a practical part of the examination. The written part of the examination covers in particular the following areas: Insurance basics Social security framework and the basic features of state and company-supported pension provision Legal basis for insurance mediation and insurance advice For the practical part of the examination, the examiner can choose between the following two subject areas: provision Property/wealth insurance
The transposition of the EU Insurance Intermediary Directive into national law has made the insurance intermediary's previously freely accessible activity a business subject to authorisation and registration.