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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.

New York Insurance CE Requirements


Insurance Continuing Education Hours Required

  • 15 hours are required biennially for a single license.
  • 30 hours are required biennially for a dual license.


State Specific Insurance Continuing Education Courses

  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which license is held.
  • All New York licensed resident insurance producers who sell federal flood insurance policies shall be required to complete a one time 3 hour requirement on flood insurance.
  • LH/PC-Combined licensees must complete the full CE requirement in courses approved for LH and the full CE requirement for PC.  Courses that are approved for P/C and L/H may be applied to the L/H requirement & the P/C requirement, if taken within the biennial licensing period.


Insurance Continuing Education Renewal or Compliance Date for Licensees

 

  • Licenses expire on the Agent's date of birth.
  • Agents born in even years will renew in even years and Agents born in odd years will renew in odd years. A newly issues license will be between 24 and 48 months duration.


Types of Insurance Continuing Education of Courses Accepted

 

  • Independent self study courses, classroom, speeches/seminars. Please note: Self-Study courses such as text book and on-line courses need to have a NY State Approved Monitor.


Monitor Requirements

 

  • Exams MUST BE monitored by a State Approved Monitor.  To get a listing of New York State Approved Monitors, CLICK HERE


Reporting to Your State
      • State Insurance completions are reported 2 times every business day after receiving affidavit completed by you and your monitor along with your monitor's Monitor Approval Document.
    • If the course is completed and the affidavit is received after 2 PM PT, it will be reported the following business day.

      • CFP reports are sent on Friday at 2 PM PT to the CFP Board electronically.

      • You may also self-report your CFP completions to www.cfp.net


Insurance Continuing Education Carryover Hours & Course Repetition

 

  • No excess CE credit hours may be carried over to the next renewal period.
  • An agent cannot take any previously taken course beginning with the licenses renewing on or after 2/1/09.


Insurance Continuing Education Exemptions

 

  • Individuals who have a limited line license for which an exam is not required in New York.
  • Are there any exemptions from Continuing Education requirements?
  • Currently, there is no CE requirement for renewal of Independent Adjuster, Bail Bond, Mortgage Guarantee, or Re-insurance Intermediary licenses. Holders of all other licenses must complete the CE requirement as a condition of renewing those licenses.
  • Circular Letter No. 8 (2003) provides for the exemption from CE requirements for those licensees currently serving active military duty.
  • Non-residents do not need to complete CE. Certify completion of CE in home state on the online license renewal.


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


Non-residents:


Non-residents do not need to complete CE, but are NOT exempt from the LTCP requirement.

 


Department of Insurance Contact Information:

           

            New York State Insurance Department
            Licensing Bureau

            One Commerce Plaza
            Albany, NY 12257
            PHONE: (518) 474-6630 or (518) 486-7296
            FAX: (518) 474-5048

 

            State Website: www.dfs.ny.gov

 

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.