State Requirements

MAINE 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
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses

COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • Three (3) hour of ethics every compliance period

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

  • All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours. *Residents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to the Maine law, will be deemed compliant for the Maine requirement

LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling LTC insurance products in Maine, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTC training requirement: After completing the initial 8-hour training requirement, LTC producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training every renewal cycle

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

FINAL EXAM

  • A proctored, closed book examination is required for all courses of more than 16 hours

EXEMPTIONS

  • Individuals licensed less than one year at the time of the first CE compliance date are exempt for that first reporting period
  • Non Residents who meet their home state CE requirements
  • Limited Lines

For Additional Information please contact:

Maine Bureau of Insurance
76 Northern Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345

Licensing Division
Phone: 207-624-8475
Fax: 207-624-8599

State Website: maine.gov

Revised 8/8/19