State Requirements

KENTUCKY 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 / Webinars
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • An Instructor can earn the same number of credit hours as the student

COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • Three (3) hours of ethics each compliance period
  • At least six (6) hours must be approved for lines of insurance for which agents is licensed
  • The remaining sixteen (16) hours may be taken in any Kentucky approved course

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

  • Insurance producers licensed to sell, solicit or negotiate annuities must complete a one-time 4 hour annuity training course in order to continue to sell annuities

LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT

  • 8 hours initial LTC, and a 4 hours LTC every 24 months thereafter

CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT

  • Up to twelve (12) credit hours can 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

  • No monitor required for a final exam

EXEMPTIONS

  • Individuals licensed less than a year at the time of compliance. They are not exempt for the following compliance period
  • Nonresident agents who received their license through reciprocity and who have met the continuing education requirements of their home state

For Additional Information please contact:

Kentucky Department of Insurance
215 West Main Street
P.O. Box 517
Frankfort, KY 40602-0517

Licensing Division
Phone: 502-564-6004
Fax: 502-564-6030

Web Site: insurance.ky.gov

Revised 3/26/19