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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.

Arizona Insurance CE Requirements

License Status


Insurance Continuing Education Hours Required.

  • 48 hours of Continuing Education is required every 4 years.


State Specific Courses

  • 6 hours must be in ethics.

  • Flood Insurance : All Arizona licensed resident insurance producers who sell federal flood insurance policies shall be required to complete a one time 3 hour requirement on flood insurance.

  • Initial 8-hour long term care training requirement: Before selling, soliciting or negotiating LTC insurance products in Arizona, a producer must be licensed with the 'Accident and Health or Sickness' line of authority; and have completed eight (8) hours of Arizona approved initial LTC training.

  • Ongoing 4-hour long term care training requirement: A 4-hour follow-up long term care training course must be completed during each two-year period following the two-year period in which the person completed the initial 8-hour long term care training requirement.


New Requirement to Sell Annuities in Arizona


Effective January 1, 2021:
  • - Licensees who have already completed a 4-hour annuity course prior to 1/01/2021 may complete a 1-hour annuity best interest course or complete the new 4-hour annuity best interest course.
  • - Licensees who have not completed a 4-hour annuity course must take the annuity best interest course prior to selling annuities.
Licensees can take the one hour course before the effective date of this regulation or up to 6 months after the effective date.

Producers do not need to submit information to the Department of Insurance, but should retain all course completion certificates so they can provide verification to their insurers.

Click here to view your state Annuity CE requirement 

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Renewal or Compliance Date for Licensees

  • Renewal date is last day of the licensee's birth month, every 4 years.  

Types of Courses Accepted

  • Independent self-study courses and classroom.

Monitor Requirements

  • Self-study course exams must be physically monitored by a CE provider or a designee of the provider who is a licensed AZ producer and you may refer to the course material as often as you need to complete the exam. 
  • Due to COVID-19 the Disinterested third party monitor requirement is waived until further notice

Reporting to Your State

    • State Insurance completions are reported 2 times every business day after receiving affidavit completed by you and your monitor.
  • 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


Carryover Hours & Course Repetition

  • Carryover hours not allowed
  • Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in a 4 year period.

Exemptions:

  • Licensees who hold a resident license in Arizona, but do not hold a license in any other jurisdiction.

Method to Certify Completion:

  • For most states you will be able to print your certificate of completion online once you have completed your exam
  • The Licensee should Sign the Original Certificates and Submit them with the Insurance License Renewal Form to the Arizona Department of Insurance, prior to their renewal date.
  • It may, however, take your State DOI or regulatory board up to 30 days to report your completion results on their systems.  

Nonresidents:


  • Initial LTC Requirement:  A non-resident agents must complete an Arizona 8-hour NAIC LTC course OR an 8-hour NAIC LTC course from another state.  


  • On-going LTC Requirement: A 4-hour follow-up LTC training course must be completed every 24 months.

 

Department of Insurance Contact Information:

 

Arizona Department of Insurance

100 North 15th Avenue, Suite 261
Phoenix,  AZ  85007-2630

PHONE : (602) 364-3100

PHONE (Spanish): (602) 364-2977
EMAIL:   licensing@azinsurance.gov

FAX: (602) 364-2505

State Website: https://insurance.az.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.