State Requirements

KANSAS STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 18 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hour of Ethics

LICENSE RENEWAL

Effective January 1, 2022: For resident producers who hold a line of authority for a major line(s) (Life and/or Health) continuing education hours for the biennial renewal period will change to a total of 18 hours with at least three of those hours in ethics. Both resident and nonresident producer license biennial renewal dates will change from their birthday to the last day of their birth month, in an even or odd year, depending on whether the producer was born in an even or odd year.


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

  • One (1) hour of ethics each compliance period
  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which agent is licensed
  • Excess earned Ethics credits may be applied to cover other CE requirements in the current biennium

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

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

LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT

  • Initial 4-hour LATCH training requirement: All Kansas producers who sell, solicit, or negotiate LTC partnership policies must complete 4 hours of state-approved Kansas LATCH training
  • Ongoing 1-hour LATCH training requirement: After completing the 4-hour initial training requirement, LATCH producers must complete 1 hour of state-approved Kansas LATCH training each 2-year license term thereafter

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 including ethics

FINAL EXAM

  • Effective July 1st, 2021: Resident producer self-study type continuing education courses will no longer require a proctor for the exam portion.

EXEMPTIONS

  • Non Residents who are in compliance with CE requirements in their home state

For Additional Information please contact:

Kansas Department of Insurance
420 SW 9th Street
Topeka, KS 66612-1678

Phone: 785-296-3071
Fax: 785-296-2283

Licensing Section
Phone: 785-296-6755
Fax: 785-368-7019

State Website: insurance.kansas.gov

Revised 4/5/22