ILLINOIS STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Classroom Ethics


LICENSE RENEWAL

  • Renewal is by the last day of the producer's birth month
  • CE must be completed at least 30 days prior to license expiration to avoid penalty
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • An Instructor can earn the same number of credit hours as the student
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
  • Three (3) of ethics “Classroom Only” each compliance period
ANNUITY REQUIREMENT
  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Illinois, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • Illinois requires all LTC producers to complete a one time 8 hour initial training course. A 4-hour review course is required every 24 months thereafter
  • Non Residents who have taken a similar LTC Partnership course in any state as outlined in Illinois Administrative Code shall be deemed to satisfy the training requirement for both the 8 hour and 4 hour courses
CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT
  • Up to twelve (12) credit hours can be carried over to the next compliance period. Ethics will carry over as General credits
COURSE REPETITION
  • Cannot repeat a course more than once in a license continuation period
FINAL EXAM
  • No monitor required for a final exam
EXEMPTIONS
  • Individuals with a temporary license
  • Individuals with any of the following limited licenses: baggage, limited travel health, trip cancellation, industrial life or industrial health
  • Non Residents except for state specific LTC training

For Additional Information please contact:

Illinois Department of Insurance

320 West Washington Street, 1st Floor
Springfield, IL 62767-0001

Licensing Division
Phone: 217-782-6366
Fax: 217-782-5020

State Website: www.idfpr.com/DPR.asp

Revised 6/13/18