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VLTA Title Insurance: Pre-Licensing Course

VLTA Title Insurance: Pre-Licensing Course

The Title Insurance Pre-Licensing course is likely your first step towards a new career. Whether you are a seasoned industry professional, or a fresh face, we welcome you to our course. This course is for Virginia residents seeking a title insurance license as candidates seeking a title insurance license must take the Title Insurance Pre-Licensing Course and Title Insurance exam in the state that they reside.

Kevin Pogoda, our instructor, is an industry veteran, both an attorney and an underwriter, and he works hard to prepare you for success on your exam. Kevin is a nationally renowned speaker who has engaged audiences of all kinds with his humorous and comprehensive style.

With VLTA, you'll have access to ongoing continuing education resources, the support of a caring home office, and the boost of our statewide network of professionals. If you have questions, we have answers. And most importantly... our students succeed! With exam-focused preparation, our students boast the highest pass rate of any provider in Virginia. 

Course Details
The 16-hour course is delivered in bite-size video units which explain each concept covered in the Title Insurance Content Outline promulgated by the Virginia Bureau of Insurance as well as learning checks throughout the course to ensure you are progressing with the knowledge you need to pass the exam. Each module is self-paced.  You can do as much or as little as you’d like at a time, anytime of day. You can pick up where you left off at your own convenience on any device just by logging in. At the end of the course, you will have access to additional study material to prepare for the exam. Once you have successfully completed all portions of the course, you will be able to print the required course completion paperwork so that you can sit for the exam. Participants are welcome to contact the instructor by email at any time during the course to ask questions one-on-one. Learn at your own pace. Study conveniently with our online questions and course manual. Be prepared for the exam.

VLTA highly recommends that you start the course within 30 days of purchase. Students have 120 days from the date of purchase to complete all the course components. Those who successfully complete the course within 120 days will be granted an extension of 365 days to prepare and review for your licensure examination. All candidates have one (1) year following completion of the course to take the examination for licensure. Your course completion date will be noted on your certificate.

Kevin T. Pogoda, Esq.
Kevin T. Pogoda, Esq. serves as First Vice President and Virginia State Manager, Northern Division at Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. In his capacity as Virginia State Manager, Kevin regularly speaks as an instructor before various groups, including attorneys, real estate agents, title examiners and title settlement agents. Kevin is also a Past President of the Virginia Land Title Association and is the proud recipient of VLTA's Distinguished Service Award for 2017 and the 2021 VLTA Presidential Award for Service.

This course is approved for 16-hours of CLE credits.

PLEASE NOTE: Only the account holder can receive credit/certification for the completion of this course. Employers cannot purchase courses for their employees from their personal account – the employee must create and/or login to their own account to purchase and complete this course. If you have any questions, please contact VLTA Program Director at 800-564-8582 or by email at

Virginia Title Insurance Testing: Message from the Bureau of Insurance
Beginning June 1, 2020, insurance licensing exams will be administered by Prometric, and PearsonVue will no longer administer licensing exams after May 31, 2020. Exams can be taken online with ProProctor or a Prometric Test Center throughout Virginia. For more information, call Prometric at 1-866-891-6396 or go to to schedule your exam.

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All-Inclusive Member Price: $310    Non-Member Price: $570
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PLEASE NOTE: Only the account holder can receive credit/certification for the completion of this course. If the person purchasing this course is not the student, please have the student purchase the course under their account.

You must have a VLTA account to access this course.
If you do not wish to join VLTA as a member at this time, please
create a "Non-Member" account.

For course specific questions: Please email Instructor Pogoda at
For technology specific questions: Please email VLTA at

The Virginia Title Insurance: Pre-Licensing Study Guide is included with the registration of this course. The study guide is only available in electronic format and can be accessed in the second component of the course. You will want to download and/or print to be successful with the course.