What exam should I take if I want to sell group insurance, accident insurance and disability insurance with death compensation?

May 25, 2021


Are group insurance, accident insurance and disability insurance with death compensation general insurance policies or long-term policies? In fact, there is no absolute answer, because an insurance policy with both accident/disability compensation and life insurance components can be general policies or long-term policies, depending on the plan. As in death compensation accident insurance: It can be an accident insurance (general insurance policy) plus a death compensation rider, or a life insurance policy (long-term insurance) plus accidental death additional compensation rider.


What exam do I need to take to sell general insurance?


Selling general insurance and selling long-term business insurance policies require participation in different exams. One of the requirements for selling general insurance is to take the Insurance Intermediaries Qualifying Examination (IIQE) Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3. For IIQE exemption, please refer to Exemption from Insurance Intermediary Qualifying Examination (IIQE)

The content of IIQE Paper 1 is relatively broad, including some basic definitions of the insurance industry, the functions and benefits of insurance, related legal principles and applications, insurance principles, the main functions of insurance companies, the structure and supervision of the insurance industry, and the professions of the insurance industry’s moral. Generally speaking, Paper 1 needs a lot of recitation.


The content of IIQE Paper 2 is relatively short and in-depth. The content includes an introduction to various general insurance products, underwriting, insurance policies and other documents and renewal instructions, claims-related and customer service-related requirements.


The content of IIQE Paper 3 is also relatively short and in-depth. The content includes basic knowledge and concepts of life insurance, introduction to the types of life insurance and annuities, introduction to insurance benefit riders and other products, a brief introduction to the concept of life insurance policy provisions, and procedures from selling the policies through underwriting to issuance of insurance policies and then to claims settlement.


How should I review the exam?


The pass rate of IIQE has always been a big worry for many candidates. The official has no mechanism to require PEAK to disclose the pass rate, and the pass rate published last time is also appalling. Here I can recommend a review method for everyone:


  1. First study the material study manual / 2CExam Youtube instructional video by each chapter (instructional video provided in Cantonese)


IIQE Paper 1 Playlist



IIQE Paper 2 Playlist



IIQE Paper 3 Playlist



  1. Complete one chapter of the 2CExam mock test


This review method takes 20-25 hours, and statistically has a pass rate of 80%.

No statistics are available for other review methods.


2CExam is a company that specializes in training candidates to take the securities, insurance and real estate exams. Regarding IIQE, 2CExam has produced free Cantonese video teaching Paper 1, 2, 3, which is publicly released on major well-known video sharing websites at no additional charge. If students have difficulty understanding the content of the study manual when taking the HKSI paper 1, 2, 3, they can choose to watch the other instructional videos. If you want to purchase review materials to better understand the content of the exam, you can visit www.2cexam.com (physical product) or www.hksiiiqepasspaper.online (online version)

How can we help?

2CExam provides HKSI LE, IIQE, EAQE and SQE related exam preparation materials. We sell mock question banks for IIQE Papers 1, 2, 3, 5 and MPFE in Chinese and English; and bibles for IIQE Papers 1, 2, 3, MPFE in Chinese. We also offer 1 on 1 tutorial services. Besides, we have also made free tutorial videos for IIQE Papers 1, 2, 3 and MPFE and posted on public channels such as Youtube/ Bilibili/ Tencent/ Iqiyi. 2CExam has been an exam training expert for years. Should you need any help please visit www.2cexam.com or contact us through:

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