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Examination pursuant to the Insurance and Reinsurance Distribution Act

Proficiency examination defined by Act no 170/2018 Coll., on Insurance and Reinsurance Distribution The examination applies to all independent intermediaries, tied agents and complementary insurance intermediaries (that is for employees and tied agents of independent intermediaries, insurance companies, financial advisors who contract insurance or reinsurance and all intermediaries and insurance and reinsurance providers). The examination must be passed by 31 May 2021 (the new deadline connected with extension of the transitory period for COVID-related reasons).

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Pro zobrazení termínů si nejprve vyberte jednu z kategorií zkoušky (klikněte na kategorii zkoušky výše).

Why to have

  • Passing the examination represents gaining proficiency pursuant to the Act.
  • Pursuant to the currently valid wording of the Insurance and Reinsurance Distribution Act, since 1 December 2018 it has not been allowed to perform activities in the area of insurance and reinsurance distribution without proof of proficiency represented by a certificate of passing this examination (including alternative methods designed for the transitory period, read on, please).

If you need an individual date of the examination or you are group of candidates contact us for individual offer: Lukáš Beránek, lukas.beranek@efpa.cz


School-leaving Examination Requirement

  • A new requirement applies for proving general knowledge by complete secondary education with a certificate of passed school-leaving examination, or at least 3 years of practical experience in insurance intermediation before legal force and effect of the Act (1 December 2018). The intermediaries without a school-leaving examination may newly complete their secondary education by 1 July 2022.

(Source: Insurance and Reinsurance Distribution Act, § 56 (6), and amendment thereof of 8 December 2020)


Preparation for Examination

EFPA CR offers a complex portfolio of preparatory instruments helping pass the examination at the first sitting after responsible preparation. The following is available FOR FREE WITH THE EXAMINATION:

  • An online instrument for work with trial tests with explanations of the correct answers, creation of own tests or tests generated from fail answers
  • A complete list of questions including the correct answers in PDF format for download

Examination variants available in English

Basic categories:

  • Category I: Life insurance: 52 test questions | 3 case studies | 120 minutes
  • Category II: Motor vehicle insurance: 40 test questions | 2 case studies | 90 minutes
  • Category III: Non-life insurance of citizens: 52 test questions | 3 case studies | 120 minutes
  • (Unavailable in English) Category IV: Non-life insurance of entrepreneurs: 60 test questions | 3 case studies | 135 minutes
  • (Unavailable in English) Category V: Major insured risk insurance: 72 test questions | 3 case studies | 150 minutes

Category combinations:

  • Category VI: Life insurance and motor vehicle insurance: 60 test questions (32 of motor vehicle category, 28 of life insurance category) | 3 case studies (1 of motor vehicle category, 2 of life insurance category) | 135 minutes
  • Category VII: Life insurance and non-life insurance of citizens: 80 test questions (52 of non-life insurance of citizens category, 28 of life insurance category) | 4 case studies (2 of non-life insurance category and 2of life insurance category) | 180 minutes
  • (Unavailable in English) Category VIII: Life insurance and non-life insurance of entrepreneurs: 80 test questions (52 of non-life insurance of entrepreneurs category, 28 of life insurance category) | 4 case studies (2 of non-life insurance of entrepreneurs category and 2 of life insurance category) | 180 minutes
  • (Unavailable in English) Category IX: Summary insurance examination: 80 test questions (52 of major risks of enterprising category, 28 of life insurance category) | 4 case studies (2 of major risks of enterprising category, 2 of life insurance category) | 180 minutes

Progress of Examination

  • The whole progress of preparation and evaluation is executed online, the examination itself is a written examination (printed questions and answers manually checked in the answer sheet, which is evaluated by automated means).
  • The length and the scope of the examination are subject to the category (proficiency group). Combined category examinations include combined questions of different categories.

Examination Passing and Evaluation

Each category examination includes 3/4 of the test questions with a single correct answer (scored with 1 point each), 1/4 of the test questions with multiple correct answers (scored with 2 points each) and 2-4 case studies - model situations with 5 questions and 1 correct answer each (scored with 2 points each)

To pass the examination the following minimum requirements must be met:

  • 75 % of the available total test maximum score
  • 60 % of the available test question maximum score (knowledge)
  • 60 % of the available case study maximum score (skills)

The examination result is usually available on the day of the examination, but not later than within 48 hours from the time of the examination completion (delivered by e-mail including the e-certificate). The certificate validity is unlimited.


How to book

  • If you are interested in sitting for the examination click on the category of examination above the page and the chooce the date of exam.
  • You will receive an individual price offer and the option of your own closed examination date.
  • If you need an individual date of the examination or you are group of candidates contact us for individual offer: Lukáš Beránek, lukas.beranek@efpa.cz