Generally speaking, you must pass [Chinese subject and Mathematics] or [English subject and Mathematics] so you fulfil the lowest licensing requirement (Reference: Guidelines on Competence
To obtain a license, apart from getting a pass in the relevant exam(s), you also have to fulfil other requirements on the Guidelines on Competence and to be employed by a licensed corporation/ registered institution so as to get your own license through your employer company.
According to the SFC FAQ #7: For former practitioners who have left the industry for between 3 and 8 years, they may be exempted from the relevant competence examinations (including both industry qualification and local regulatory framework papers) when they re-apply for a licence or seek to be re-engaged by a registered institution as a relevant individual.
You only need to transfer your license to a new company within 180 days (about half a year) after your license is removed from your former employer’s company. But you need to re-apply for a license after 180 days (takes longer basically).
Hong Kong SFC is the licensing authority.
HKSI is a private profit-making institution who offer licensing exams.
Yes. The applicant must obtain at least level 2 in 5 subjects in the Hong Kong DSE or level E in the HKCEE, including [Chinese subject and Mathematics] or [English subject and Mathematics]. The person-in-charge of an Insurance Brokers and Agencies and required experience.