Yes. New York has prelicensing education requirement. You must take the required training prior to taking the exam. The provider will provide you a certificate of completion, which is required to be able to take the insurance exam. The required education differs depending on which exam you are taking. Go here for an approved provider list. Also see under the Licensing & Testing tab more detailed testing and licensing information.
Important Note: Our course packages are designed to help you pass the exam. Consider using our course materials only after you have taken an approved New York prelicensing education course, and need help passing your exam. Our focus in New York is to help you pass your insurance licensing exam the fastest and easiest way possible. We have not applied to become an approved prelicensing education provider in New York. Purchasing our materials does not meet your prelicensing education requirement. You will need to supplement our materials with the New York specific rules provided by your prelicensing education provider.