Insurance Continuing Education (CE)

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Pennsylvania State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially.

License Renewal

  • The license renewal date is the last day of the agent’s birth month.

Courses accepted for CE Credit

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors will receive double credits for teaching a course

Courses Subject Requirements

  • Any PA approved course can be completed to satisfy CE requirements.

Annuity Requirement

  • There is no annuity requirement at this times.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • Initial 8-hour training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating long-term care partnership products, producers must complete an initial 8-hour state-approved training course.
    • The 1-hour PA Medicaid Long Term Care Training Course is required and included within the 8-hour Training course.
  • Ongoing 4-hour training requirement: After completing the initial 8-hour LTC training requirement, producers must complete a 4 hour follow-up training course every 24-month compliance period following the initial training.

Carryover Requirements

  • Up to 24 credit hours can be carried over to the next compliance period.

Course Repetition

  • Credit will not be given for course that is repeated within a compliance period.

Final Exam

  • The exam must be a proctored, closed-book exam with no assistance provided to the student. A disinterested third party (someone other than a supervisor or relative) may proctor the exam.
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit needed.

Exemptions

  • Insurance Producers licensed prior to January 1, 1971, that have been continuously licensed and have not added any additional lines of authority.
  • Limited lines.
  • Individuals exempted by the commissioner due to hardship or good cause such as disability or medical condition.
  • Non-residents are exempt if home state has a CE requirement.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Pennsylvania Insurance Department

Physical Address

Commissioner's Office
1326 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120


Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (717) 787-3840
Fax: (717) 787-8553
State Website: www.insurance.pa.gov


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.