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Can you get a insurance license with a felony theft charge?
Depends on what the felony was for...if it was for some type of fraud or embezzlement, forget it. If it was for something else, there's a chance and depends on the state where you live.
Please provide more information on the felony. Which state are you from? You can contact your state's insurance license department and check if they will let you take the insurance license exam.
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Yes, however you will have to submit a waiver and supply legal documentation to the Department of Insurance in that state - and subsequently in every other state in which you …may apply for licensure - at the time of application and all renewals following.
California law allows for the insurance department to deny your license application if you have a felony. That doesn't necessarily mean that you cannot get licensed. You defi…nitely do not want to lie about it on your application to the state, as that can get you into some serious legal trouble.
Yes you can, it depends on the offense of course. If it involves embezzelment, insurance fraud or a violent crime it won't happen. Everything is case by case and on the ap…plication answer honestly because you will be finger printed and run through FBI. If you supply court documents and disposition it will make the process alot quicker. If not they will request those items. If denied you will have the oppurtunity to plead your case in front of a panel. Everything will depend on the crime and how long ago it was. They're not Nazi's and are pretty liberal and senceable. Don't forget even if they approve you doesn't mean your company or the insurance providers will. They all will do background. I know all of this through expierence. I have some old drug and possesion of stolen property charges and it didn't stop me but required chasing around documents and prolongs the process. Typically you can get a temp license while waiting. I hope this was helpful. They are NOT liberal. Your convictions must be at least 10 years old. You have to provide certified copies of the disposition of the case. It can take 6 months before they give you an answer.
Answer Unlikely, but you might try to petition the insurance commissioner for that state, if there are extenuating circumstances it might be granted, provided you… can meet the other requirements.
I have seen some agents with a DWI, you will need to check with your states licensing department to make sure though.
Stealing in excess of $500.00 may be charged as a felony in Missouri.
It generally depends on how long ago you were convicted of the felony and what the felony was for. Any felony involving theft of money and/or fraud will most definitely disqua…lify you.
You may be able to get a license, depending on the state you reside in. The main concern for an insurance license is financial crimes. So if you have embezzled money for examp…le, you chance of getting an insurance license anywhere is very low.
I believe that CONVICTED of a felony will lose you your license in most(all?) states. However, just being charged with a felony may prompt your employer to look at your employ…ment very hard.
I was told by Bankers life and Casualty insurance company that if you have a Felony, Michigan will not issue a license to sell life insurance to you.
There are different types of insurance licenses and criteria vary by type. In some instances those with a felony cannot obtain a license and in other cases felony charges are …not an issue.
Yes, you can, but it depends on what kind of felony you are talkingabout. In Texas, you are required to fully disclose any felony record onyour license application. Failure t…o do so will automaticallysuspend your application. Certain types of felonies such as financial crimes, and crimesinvolving forgery or public deception, etc. would disqualify youfor an insurance license in Texas.
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Yes, you could. There usually isn't any such thing as a 'free bite at the apple' on a felony charge. Maybe you should consider copping a plea to a lesser charge.
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No. Two entirely different crime classifications.
No. Most states will not give out licenses with any felonies or any misdamenor having to do with theft, forgery, or similar crimes.
Every state has restrictions on what types of crimes you can have on your record when applying for an insurance license. Not all felonies however will prevent you from obta…ining an insurance license. It just depends on the nature and seriousness of the offense and how strict your state interprets and enforces it. Full disclosure is required. As a licensed insurer you are also by default a "Fiduciary Agent" for the client. It is expected that you will be entrusted with other peoples money so it is important to your state licensing authority that you can be trusted not to abscond. Almost any felony involving moral turpitude such as, embezzlement, fraud, forgery, etc.. will prohibit you from obtaining an insurance license in any U.S. state.