State Requirements

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Ethics

LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the last day of the agent’s birth month

COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • An Instructor can earn the same number of credit hours as the attendees

COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • Six (6) hours must be taken in lines for which license is held
  • A licensee may satisfy more than one half (1/2) of his/her CE credit hour requirement for a particular insurance license with a course or courses sponsored by an insurance company

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in the District of Columbia, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours

LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT

  • No Long Term Care requirement at this time

CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT

  • Credit hours cannot be carried over to the next compliance period

COURSE REPETITION

  • Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within a compliance period

FINAL EXAM

  • Final exams are required to be monitored by a disinterested 3rd party.
    The monitor cannot be a family member, nor can it be someone who has a financial interest
  • General Monitor Affidavit Needed

EXEMPTIONS

  • Non-residents who meet their state’s CE requirements
  • Limited lines

For Additional Information please contact:

Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
1050 First Street, N.E.
Suite 801
Washington, D.C. 20002

Phone: 202–727–8000
Fax: 202-535-1196

Licensing Division
Phone: 202-727-8006

State Website: disb.dc.gov

Revised 3/26/19