MARYLAND STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Ethics


LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the last day of the producers birth month
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • Classroom Courses / Webinars
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors shall receive 1 times the approved credit as the student
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which license is held
  • LH/PC combined licensees must complete 6 hours in each LH and PC
  • Excess Ethics credits may not be applied to cover the minimum hours needed in each license specific requirement
ANNUITY REQUIREMENT
  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Maryland, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • NAIC training passed for 8 hours initially, 4 hours every-compliance. Compliance for 8 hour training 9/10/08
  • While the state law requiring two hours CE in LTC every two years has not changed, completion of the 8 hour initial training and the ongoing 4 hours each compliance period meets both the LTC regulation and the previous law
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
  • If the courses are taken in 2 consecutive reporting periods, there must be 6 months between completion dates
FINAL EXAM
  • No monitor required for a final exam
EXEMPTIONS
  • Agents licensed prior to 10/1/08 and have continuously held a license in Maryland for 25 years are required to complete only 8 credits of CE
  • Non-residents having met the CE requirements of their home state

For Additional Information please contact:

Maryland Insurance Administration

ATTN: Producer Licensing Unit
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Phone: 800-492-6116
Producer Licensing: 410-468-2411
Producer Licensing Fax: 410-468-2399

State Website: http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us

Revised 6/13/18