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The Success Family of CE Companies provides this information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to insurance continuing education requirements.  Due to regulatory requirements we suggest that you contact your state department of insurance to insure that no regulatory changes have been enacted.  Although ongoing efforts have been made to qualify that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither The Success Family of CE Companies nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.

Minnesota Insurance CE Requirements

Insurance Continuing Education Hours Required:

 

  • ***Effective on July, 1st 2010*** Insurance Producer Continuing Education will now consist of 24-Hours, including 3-hours of Ethics.  All the hours can also be obtain through self-study online courses, or through textbooks courses.
  • Prior to July 1st, 2010: 30 hours were required biennially (Only 50% of the total CE requirement may be met through self-study, the remaining half must be completed in a classroom).
  • All Minnesota licensed resident insurance producers who sell federal flood insurance policies shall be required to complete a one time 3 hour requirement on flood insurance.
  • All Minnesota producers must complete a one time 8 hour training course in Long Term Care course before they can sell, solicit, or negotiate Long-Term Care insurance or Partnership Policy.  The initial one-time training course can not be less than 8 hours long, and an ongoing training must be no less than 4 hours long and occur every 24 months.

Continuing Education Renewal or Compliance Date for Licensees:

  • ***Effective on July, 1st 2010*** The license renewal date will change from October 31st to the last day of the producer's birth month (biennially)

Types of Courses Accepted:

  • Classroom, online self study, Insurance Company sponsored courses.

Monitor Requirements:

  • Exams DO NOT require a monitor.

Continuing Education Carryover Hours & Course Repetition:

  • No excess CE credit hours may be carried over to the next renewal period.
  • Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in a 3 year period.

Continuing Education Exemptions:

  • Individuals who hold full-lines license but use it to sell only credit life, credit accident and health and/or credit property. (Must request exemption form from the insurance department.)
  • Individuals licensed less than 6 months prior to the first renewal date are exempt for the first reporting period.
  • Inactive producers (must file a waiver form with the Department)
  • Adjusters

Method to Certify Completion:

  • For Most States you will be able to print your certificate of completion online once you have completed your exam.
  • We usually report to the State Department of Insurance or regulatory board by the next business day.
  • It may, however, take your State DOI or regulatory board up to 30 days to report your completion results on their systems.
  • As an added service, we can Rapidly Report all of your completed courses the same business day (per credit order) for only $25.

Nonresidents:

            A nonresident whose home state has a reciprocal agreement with Minnesota is exempt. A nonresident whose home state does not have a reciprocal   agreement with Minnesota may apply hours earned in the home state or another CE state to Minnesota’s CE requirement.

           

Department of Insurance Contact Information:

 

            Minnesota Department of Commerce
            Office of the Commissioner

            85 7th Place East, Suite 500
            PHONE: (651) 296-6319 or (800) 657-3978
            FAX: (651) 284-4107
           

State’s website: http://www.commerce.state.mn.us/

 

For a listing of the State Departments of Insurance websites provided by the NAIC (National Association of Insurance Commissioners),

Please go to: http://www.naic.org/state_web_map.htm

 

            The Success Family of CE Companies provides this information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to insurance continuing education requirements.  Due to regulatory requirements we suggest that you contact your state department of insurance to insure that no regulatory changes have been enacted.  Although ongoing efforts have been made to qualify that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither The Success Family of CE Companies nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.