State Requirements

HAWAII STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Ethics or Hawaii Law

LICENSE RENEWAL

  • Licenses renewal date is on the 16th day of their birth month. Even numbered months renew in even numbered years; odd numbered months in odd numbered years

COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT

  • Classroom Courses:
    • Seminar / Workshop
    • On-Line Training
    • Video / Teleconference
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Correspondence
  • Online
  • Instructors shall receive the same credit as licensees taking the course taken once for every two-year renewal cycle

COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • Three (3) hours of Ethics and/or the insurance laws and rules
  • Twenty-One credit hours shall pertain to subjects relating to the line of insurance

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

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

LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT

  • NAIC LOCI producer training requirement passed. Producer training won’t be required until a Partnership is implemented, and Hawaii has yet to file a State Plan Amendment

CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT

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

COURSE REPETITION

  • Credit will be earned only for the first time a course is taken in a renewal period. A licensee may attend the course for a second time but will not receive CE credits for the same course code

FINAL EXAM

  • Final exams are required to be monitored by a disinterested third party. A self-study course examination shall not be administered by a person who: (1) is related to, or is a business associate of, the licensee taking the examination; or (2) has a financial interest of a licensee taking the examination
  • General Monitor Affidavit Needed

EXEMPTIONS

  • A licensee who has been licensed for less than two years at the time of the licensee’s first renewal
  • Limited licenses
  • Non-resident agents are exempt if home state has a reciprocal agreement with Hawaii

For Additional Information please contact:

Hawaii Insurance Division
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
335 Merchant Street
Room 213
P.O. Box 3614
Honolulu, HI 96811-3614

Phone: 808-586-2790
Fax: 808-586-2806

Licensing Division
Phone: 808-586-2788

Email: insurance@cca.hawaii.gov
State Website: insurance.hawaii.gov

Revised 3/26/19