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Introduction to General Insurance Exam

Welcome to the Introduction to General Insurance Exam home page! Please review all of the information and links provided below. NOTE: This is a fellowship-level exam for candidates taking the General Insurance track.

Introduction to General Insurance is a 1.5 hour multiple-choice exam that is offered via computer-based testing (CBT). Through this exam you will gain a greater understanding of the structure and functions of a general insurance company – underwriting roles, claim and reinsurance functions, risk control, liabilities, specialty coverages and more.

GIINT Exam Registration:

  • STEP 1: Register with The Institutes at +1-800-644-2101 at least one month before the start of your testing window to secure a desired appointment date and time. Check the SOA Dates and Deadlines for GIINT Administrations. You will need to provide your 6-digit SOA ID number. The SOA ID can be found on previous exam order receipts. If you do not know your SOA ID number, contact the SOA at or +1-888-697-3900. If you are having difficulties reaching The Institutes by phone you can reach out to them by email,
  • STEP 2: Receive the email Exam Confirmation from The Institutes, then wait 1 hour to schedule a seat at a Prometric Center.

Recommended order for FSA track requirements

Timing of Syllabus Publication


Syllabus and Study Materials

Important Dates and Fees