What does personal lines insurance mean?

Personal lines refers to Property and Casualty insurance for an indivdiual as opposed to a business. These would include Homeowners, Renters, Auto, Personal Umbrella etc.

If you are looking to become a personal lines insurance agent, you need to review your the insurance license requirements. Your state insurance department may or may not have a study requirement to complete "X" number of credit hours to take the state exam before selling personal lines insurance policies.

For example, Alabama Department of Insurance requires 20 Course Hours online for Personal Lines insurance licensing before registering for the exam with the state board. You may take Self-Study, Online or Classroom courses.