Louisiana State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 24 Hours Biennially including 3 Hours of Ethics.

License Renewal

  • License renewal date to be the last day of the birth month in even years.

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

Courses Subject Requirements

  • Course subjects must be for lines of insurance in which license is held.

Annuity Requirement

  • Before selling, soliciting or negotiating annuity products the Louisiana producer must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC/LTCP insurance products, a producer must complete an initial 8-hour state-approved LTC/LTCP training course.
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTC training requirement: After completing the initial training, resident producers must complete a 4-hour ongoing training course every two years.

Carryover Requirements

  • Up to ten (10) 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.


  • Newly licensed agents are not required to meet CE Requirement for the first renewal period.
  • Individuals who are licensed for industrial fire, fidelity and surety, or licenses for lines that require no examination.
  • A producer that is sixty five years or older on or before January 1, 2012, who has at least 15 years of experience as a licensed producer, shall be exempt from CE. Producers who reach age 65 after January 1, 2012 will not qualify for the exemption from CE. If a producer is exempt prior to January 1, 2012, they will continue to maintain the exemption.
  • Non-resident agents may be exempt if licensee meets home state CE requirement.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance

Physical Address

1702 North 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (800) 259-5300 or (800) 259-5301
Fax: (225) 342-3754
State Website: www.ldi.state.la.us

Broker Educational Sales & Training, Inc. provides this information as a courtesy to our clients. Every effort is made to ensure that the information is accurate. However, this information is subject to change, become outdated, or be incorrect due to new legislation or official rulings. Please check with the state to ensure accuracy.

Revised 8/10/2016.