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


LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal is the last day of February in even numbered years
  • Residents renew even numbered years
  • Non-residents renew odd numbered years
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors will receive the same amount of credit hours as the attendees
  • Individuals continuously licensed for 25 years or more and/or who hold a CPU, CPCU or other professional designation with annual education requirements receive an automatic credit of 12 hours biennially
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
ANNUITY REQUIREMENT
  • Effective June 1st, 2017 An insurance Producer who engages in the sale of Annuity Products is required to complete a one-time four (4) credit training course. Insurance Producers who hold a life insurance line of authority on the effective date of this regulation (June 1st, 2017) and who desire to sell annuities MUST complete the training by 11/29/17. Individuals who obtain a life insurance line of authority on or after the effective date of the regulation may NOT engage in the sale of annuities until the annuity training course has been completed. The satisfaction of the training requirements in another State that are substantially similar to the provisions in the Delaware regulation, are deemed to satisfy the training requirements in Delaware
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • Resident Producers holding a health license and who solicit long term care policies must complete at least three (3) hours of training in Delaware long term care insurance that consists of product knowledge, laws, rules and regulations as part of his/her biennial requirement
CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT
  • Up to five (5) credit hours can be carried over to the next compliance period
  • Carryover does not apply to the ethics or LTC requirement
COURSE REPETITION
  • Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within a compliance period
FINAL EXAM
  • No monitor required for a final exam
EXEMPTIONS
  • Limited lines
  • Newly licensed individuals are exempt for the biennium in which the license is issued
  • Non-resident who meet the CE requirements of their home state

For Additional Information please contact:

Delaware Department of Insurance

841 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904-2465

Phone: 302-674-7300
Fax: 302-736-7906

Licensing Division
Phone: 302-674-7390
Fax: 302-736-7906
Email: licensing@state.de.us

State Website: www.delawareinsurance.gov

Revised 6/13/18