ALABAMA STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Ethics

LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the last day of the agentís birth month every two years. Producers born in odd numbered years renew in odd numbered years Producers born in even numbered years renew in even number years
  • Proof of Citizenship required
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • Classroom / Seminar Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors will receive the same number of credits as attendees
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
  • Three (3) hours of ethics each compliance period
  • Any approved course, without regard to the type of license held, may be taken for CE credit
ANNUITY REQUIREMENT
  • Effective January 1, 2017: An insurance producer who engages in the sale of annuity products shall complete a one-time annuity training course approved for four (4) credit hours
  • Insurance producers who hold a life insurance line of authority on Effective Date: January 1st, 2017 who desire to sell annuities must complete the annuity training course requirement for four (4) on or before July 1st, 2017
  • Individuals who obtain a life insurance line of authority on or after January 1st, 2017 may not engage in the sale of annuities until the required annuity training course has been completed
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • Eight (8) hours initial one time LTC course, and a four (4) hour ongoing LTC course every compliance period following
  • Newly licensed resident producers will have to satisfy the LTC one-time 8-hour training requirement before selling LTC insurance
CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT
  • No CE carryover hours allowed
COURSE REPETITION
  • Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within any reporting period
FINAL EXAM
  • The examination must be administered by a proctor who must be a disinterested third party, with a minimum age of 18 years, who can be any person except for family members or individuals who have a financial interest in the success of the student taking the examination. Co-worker proctors must not be above or below in the student's line of supervision
  • Generic Monitor Affidavit required
EXEMPTIONS
  • Newly Licensed less than 12 months and those holding Limited Line Licenses
  • Non-residents who have satisfied any CE requirements in their resident state

For Additional Information please contact:

Alabama Insurance Department
201 Monroe Street, Suite 502
Montgomery, AL 36104

P.O. Box 303351
Montgomery, AL 36130-3351

Phone: 334-269-3550

Licensing Division
Phone: 334-241-4126
Fax: 334-240-3282

State Website: www.aldoi.gov

Revised 6/13/18