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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.

West Virginia Insurance CE Requirements



Insurance Continuing Education Hours Required

  • 24 hours are required biennially, 3 hours of approved ethics


New Requirement to Sell Annuities in West Virginia

Click here to view your state Annuity CE requirement (Hover on your State)


State Specific Insurance Continuing Education Courses

  • 3 hours must be in ethics.
  • All West Virginia licensed resident insurance producers who sell federal flood insurance policies shall be required to complete a one time 3 hour requirement on flood insurance.
  • An individual may not sell, solicit or negotiate LTC insurance unless the individual is licensed as an insurance producer for Life and Health insurance and completed an 8 hours one-time training course and a 4 hour follow-up training course every 24 months thereafter in order to continue to sell LTC policies. 


Insurance Continuing Education Renewal or Compliance Date for Licensees

  • The compliance period begins 07/01 and ends 6/30 every 2 years (even numbered years). Current compliance period is 07/01/2006-6/30/2008.


Insurance Continuing Education Types of Courses Accepted

  • Independent self-study courses or classroom.


Monitor Requirements

  • Exams MUST BE monitored by a disinterested third party.


Reporting to Your State
  • $1.50 per credit hour is required to report to your state.
    • State Insurance completions are reported 2 times every business day. If course is completed 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

  • Carryover of excess CE credit hours is not allowed.
  • Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in a renewal period.


Insurance Continuing Education Exemptions

  • Individuals who are licensed only limited lines credit.
  • A newly licensed individual who received their license on or after 7/1 of the second year of a biennium is exempt for the first reporting period.
  • Individuals holding limited lines licenses for which an exam is not required.
  • Individuals holding any limited or restricted license that the commissioner may declare exempt.
  • Adjusters
  • Non-residents


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:

  • Exempt


Department of Insurance Contact Information:

            West Virginia Insurance Department
            Agents Licensing & Education

            P.O. Box 50541
            PHONE: (304) 558-3386
            FAX: (304) 558-4966

Thomas Prometric 800-805-9127


            State Website: http://www.wvinsurance.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.