Maine State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 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

Courses 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 Requirements

  • 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.


  • 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 if that state is Maine.
  • Limited Lines.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Maine Bureau of Insurance

Physical Address

76 Northern Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345
Phone: (207) 624-8475
Fax: (207) 624-8599

Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (207) 624-8413
Fax: (207) 624-8599
State Website:

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Revised 06/07/2017.