Maryland Insurance CE
Insurance Continuing Education
- 24 CE hours each renewal
biennium, 3 of which should be in Ethics.
- 8 hours biennially for agents
with 25 years or more of experience as a licensed agent in
- Effective October 1 2013
agents may take all of their biennial CE requirement via on-line courses.
New Continuing Education
Requirement to Sell Annuities in your State
Click here to view your state Annuity
CE requirement (Hover on your State)
Education State Specific Courses:
- Agents must be approved for
lines of insurance for which license is held.
- LH/PC combined licensees must
complete 4 hours in each LH and PC.
- Individuals wishing to
sell Long Term Care must complete 8-hours of
approved LTC education prior to selling and then 4-hours biennially
thereafter. The 8-hours & 4-hours counts towards the CE
- All P/C Producers who sell
Homeowners Insurance ONLY must complete 2 CE credits in Flood Insurance
by Sept. 30, 2007 for a one time requirement.
- All P/C Producers who sell
Flood Insurance ONLY must complete 2 CE credits in Flood each
- Producers who sell BOTH
Homeowners and Flood Insurance need only to take 2 hours on Flood
Insurance as a one-time requirement. The 2 hours will
satisfy the one time requirement for Producers selling Homeowners
Insurance and for the renewal period for Producers selling Flood
- Producers who have held a
license for 25 consecutive years; as of October 1, 2008 must
complete 8 hours of CE per renewal period, including 3 hours of ethics.
· Example: If the license renewal date is May 31st,
the CE must be completed no later than May 30th.
Renewal or Compliance Date for Licensees:
- License renewal date
is the last day of the producer's birth month, biennially
· Example: If your current license expires 01/01/13 and your
Date of Birth is 12/20/1968, then your license will be renewed with an
expiration date of 12/31/2015.
- Compliance date must
be one day prior to license renewal.
· Example: If the license renewal date is May
31st, the CE must be completed no later than May 30th.
of Courses Accepted:
- Independent self-study
courses, classroom or insurer-sponsored courses.
- Exams DO NOT require a
Education Carryover Hours & Course Repetition
- No excess CE credit hours may
be carried over to the next renewal period.
- Credit will not be allowed for
a course that is repeated within a 2 year renewal period. If the course
is taken in 2 consecutive renewal periods, there must be 6 months
between completion dates.
- Individuals licensed less
than 1 year at the time of the compliance date.
- Individuals who hold a credit life, credit health, or
- Agents who are 70 years of age or older.
- Individuals who have held their license for 25
consecutive years are required to fulfill 8 CE hours.
- Individuals acting as instructors for continuing
education courses receive 1 and ½ times the approved credit hours for
teaching a course.
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.
Exempt, except for the Long Term
Care Training Program Requirement
Department of Insurance Contact
Maryland Insurance Administration
Paul Place, Suite 2700
(800) 324-4592 or (888) 204-6198
For a listing of the State Departments of Insurance
websites provided by the NAIC (National Association of Insurance
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.