The MDRT, Park Ridge, Ill., is making the new qualification option one of three ways to qualify for membership.
The 84-year-old group strives to be a professional development association for top producers. It has 31,500 members in about 80 nations and territories.
To use the option, a producer must generate $150,000 in 2010 gross income from insurance and financial services products.
A minimum of $43,950 of the total must come from new business generated during the previous year, and $43,950 must be associated with risk-protection products, MDRT says.