Become An Agent

Become An Agent

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Why Join SLIC

About Shriram Life

Jointly promoted by the Sanlam Group of Africa and Shriram Group, the Shriram Life insurance company works with the purpose - To bring every family in the Indian society, especially the segment most vulnerable to the financial impacts of the loss of a breadwinner, into the safety net of Life Insurance. 

The company has inherited its DNA of financial inclusion from the Shriram Group - that has been providing entrepreneurial, savings and other financial services to the Indian society for close to 5 decades. Operational efficiency, integrity and a strong focus on catering to the needs of the average Indian, by offering high quality and cost-effective products and services, are the core values that drive the organisation. 

Shriram Life prides itself on its deep understanding of the customer and the ability to develop innovative solutions that solve for its customer needs. The company extensively uses technology to reach its customers and deliver last mile service to families. It has been amongst the first in the Industry to launch and adopt various technological initiatives like - customer service application “ShriMithra”, salespeople app “Astra” along with facial recognition for eKYC authentication, virtual assistant ShriA, and Shriram Smart Suraksha Card that provides premium renewal, policy bond access and policy purchase seamlessly. True to its purpose over 40% of the company’s business is from the Rural segments with the company servicing customers efficiently in the urban as well as remote locations.

become an agent

Who is Insurance Agent

An insurance agent is an individual who represents an insurance company and sells insurance products on their behalf. Their primary responsibility is to help clients choose policies according to their financial needs.


Who is a POSP(Point of Saleperson)

"Point of Sales Person - Life Insurance" - refers to a person who meets the required qualifications, has gone through training, passed the exam, and only solicits the products that have been approved by the Authority.

Advantages of being an agent

  • Professional Guidance & Training

    Professional guidance will be offered from the beginning to help you meet your objectives. Persistent training will help you become familiar with the insurance products, process and assistance will be provided to manage business calls and meetings.

  • Service support

    An assigned Relationship Manager will provide guidance and assist you in delivering a seamless customer experience.

  • Adaptable work hours

    You have the freedom to set your own working hours and operate at your own pace, aligning with your preferred schedule.

  • Financial self-sufficiency

    No initial investment is needed as an insurance agent, and you can earn incentives while growing your client base and business.

Documents required for Become An Advisor

Know the minimal documents required for becoming an agent

Photo Identity Proof

  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter ID
  • Passport sized photos

Address Proof

  • Passport
  • Gas bill with Gas Book
  • Driving Licence

Educational Documents

  • Passport
  • Gas bill with Gas Book
  • Driving Licence
  • min 10th pass certificate for Rural areas with up to 5000 population
  • min 12 pass / graduation / post graduation for other areas


What is the minimum age to become an insurance agent?

The minimum age to become an insurance agent is 18 years.

Is it possible for a self-employed individual to pursue a career as an insurance agent?

Yes, a self-employed individual can become an insurance agent.

Can a teacher become an insurance agent?

Yes, a teacher can become an insurance agent. 


For more details on risk factors, terms, and conditions please read the sales brochure carefully before concluding a sale.  

*Tax Benefits:  
Tax benefits are as per Income Tax Laws & are subject to change from time to time. Please consult your Tax advisor for details.  
You are eligible for Income Tax benefits/exemptions as per the applicable income tax laws in India, which are subject to change from time to time.

IRDAI Regn No: 128  
CIN No : U66010TG2005PLC045616 of the Company

The Trade Logo displayed above belongs to Shriram Value Services Limited (“SVS”) and used by Shriram Life Insurance Company Limited under a License agreement.”


  • IRDAI is not involved in activities like selling insurance policies, announcing bonus or investment of premiums. Public receiving such phone calls are requested to lodge a police complaint.