Manitoba

Eligibility Requirements

Must be in the employ of an adjusting firm.
Must pass a qualifying examination set by Council and with a mark of 75% or higher.

Level 1 - Assistant Adjuster

• Pass a written examination set by Council with a mark of not less than 75%.
• Prohibited from signing any reports or correspondence unless countersigned by the holder of a Level 4 license.
• Must upgrade to Level 2 within 18 months from the original date the Level 1 license was issued.

Level 2 - Assistant Adjuster

• Prohibited from signing any reports or correspondence unless countersigned by the holder of a Level 4 license.
• Must upgrade to a Level 3 within three years from the original issue date of the Level 2 License.
• Must successfully complete either C11 (Principles & Practice) or two General Insurance Essentials courses.

Level 3 - Adjuster

• Has been employed as an insurance adjuster in an adjusting firm or general insurance company for a minimum of 2 years.
• Has successfully completed the following Insurance Institute of Canada courses:
• C11 (Principles & Practices of Insurance); C12 (Insurance on Property Part I); C17 (Claims 1) or C110 (Essentials of Loss Adjusting); and any one of C13 (Insurance Against Liability–Part I), C14 (Automotive Insurance–Part I), C111 (Advanced Loss Adjusting), or C112 (Practical Issues in Claims Management).
• Prohibited from acting as the supervising manager for an adjusting firm.

Level 4 - Independent Adjuster

• Has been employed as an insurance adjuster in a general insurance company or an adjusting firm for not less than five years.
• Is sponsored by an adjusting firm.
• Has successfully completed the following eight (8) IIC courses: C11 (Principles and Practices), C12 (Insurance on Property), C13 (Insurance Against Liability), C14 (Personal Automobile), C17 (Claims I), or C110 (Essentials of Loss Adjusting), C111 (Advanced Loss Adjusting), C112 (Practical Issues in Claims Management), C16 (The Business of Insurance).
• Authorized to act as the supervising manager for an adjusting firm.

Level 5 - Firm License

• Has attained their CIP designation through the Insurance Institute of Canada.
• Authorized to manage the office of an adjusting firm.
• Holds a Level 4 insurance adjuster’s license.
• Employs a Level 4 to provide on-site supervision or does so themselves
• Provides evidence of registration with the Companies Office of the Government of Manitoba.
• Operates in an office separate from any financial institution or insurance company and holds the office out publicly as the office of an adjusting firm.

Continuing Education

• License holders are required to accumulate eight hours of continuing education credits for each licensing year — July 1 to June 30.
• A maximum of four continuing education credit hours can be carried forward per year.