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Inter-American Institute of Insurance

What is the Chartered International Insurance Advisor Designation® ?


The CIIA is our most complete and advanced designation. It provides the Insurance Advisor the basic building blocks required to comprehensively design and navigate clients through the Global Life Insurance arena. There are no pre-requisites before you can begin your journey of the CIIA program but before completion and graduation three-year Insurance industry experience is a required.

Course Lineup


Required Courses:


IA 501 - International Life Insurance Principles & Products

IA 555 - International Life Insurance Contract Law

IA 561 - Principles International Life Insurance for Business Proprietor 

IA 532 - International Investment Principles

IA 323 - International Health Insurance Principles & Products

IA 731 - International Private Retirement Plans Essentials

IA 101 - Ethics for the International Advisor

Elective (1Course from Line up)

IA 123 - Reinsurance Essentials and Administration 

IA 145 - International Marketing Fundamentals

IA 186 - Contemporary Insurance Solutions for Blended Families

To receive and use the designation the candidate must:

1- Successfully graduate and pass all required courses

2- Comply and adhere to the Code of Conduct and Ethics Regulations 

3- Adhere to the Continuing Development Requirements

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