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Indiana State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 24 Hours Biennially including 3 Hours of Classroom Ethics.

License Renewal

  • License renewal date is the last day of the birth month when the license for renewals beginning 5-10-12.

Courses accepted for CE Credit

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • An Instructor can earn the same number of credit hours as the student

Courses Subject Requirements

  • Producers renewing 7/1/14 and later must take 3 hours of ethics each renewal period.

Annuity Requirement

  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Indiana, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • For LTC Partnership: Initial 15 hours of LTC (8 hours general LTC & one time 7 hour classroom for Indiana Long Term Care Program); 5 hours LTC every 2 years following.
  • For LTC Only: Initial 8 hours LTC; 5 hours LTC every 2 years following.
  • Non-residents must take the 7 hour Indiana Long Term Care Program.

Carryover Requirements

  • Credit hours cannot be carried over to the next compliance period.

Course Repetition

  • Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within a compliance period.
  • This includes Indiana-specific LTC courses.

Final Exam

  • Indiana requires a 75 question examination for a course approved more than 12 credit hours.
  • When taking the self-study examination, the producer shall do all of the following:
    1. Sign an affidavit, supplied by the provider, that states the producer did not use outside help such as an open textbook or another individual, in taking the examination.
    2. A second producer must sign the affidavit verifying that the second producer witnessed the first producer’s examination and no outside help was used. A producer who takes the examination at a testing center that administers tests for professional designations may have a representative of the testing center sign the affidavit rather than a licensed producer.
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit Needed.

Exemptions

  • Non-residents are exempt if agent meets home state CE requirement. Non-residents are also exempt from LTC requirement, but NOT from Indiana LTC Program requirement.
  • Agents who no longer solicit insurance but maintain license to collect commissions on business written while active.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Indiana Department of Insurance

Physical Address

311 West Washington Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2787
Phone: (317) 232-5858
Fax: (317) 232-5251


Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (317) 232-2413
Fax: (317) 232-5252
State Website: www.in.gov/idoi


Broker Educational Sales & Training, Inc. provides this information as a courtesy to our clients. Every effort is made to ensure that the information is accurate. However, this information is subject to change, become outdated, or be incorrect due to new legislation or official rulings. Please check with the state to ensure accuracy.


Revised 8/10/2016.