MAINE STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education 12 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Ethics


LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the last day of the agentís 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

Phone: 207-624-8603
Fax: 207-624-8637

Licensing Division

Phone: 207-624-8413
Fax: 207-624-8599

State Website: www.maine.gov

Revised 6/13/18