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


LICENSE RENEWAL

  • The license renewal date is the last day of the producer’s birth month
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • General - Classroom
  • General - Company Sponsored
  • General - Distance Learning
  • NO more than 15 credit hours (50 percent of the total CE requirement) may be company-sponsored
  • Instructors can receive extra credit for courses they teach by submission of the "Application for Instructor Extra Credit" by the Education Provider. The Department of Commerce will approve or deny the request and apply the appropriate credits. Repetition rules apply
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
  • Three (3) Hours of Ethics each compliance
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
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Minnesota, producers must complete an initial 8-hour state-approved LTC training course
  • After completing the 8-hour initial training requirement, producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training every 24-month period following the completion of the initial training and every 24 months thereafter
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
  • Internet Courses – The final examination must be either an encrypted online examination or a paper examination that is monitored by a proctor who certifies that the student took the examination. No monitor required for online exam
  • Self-study / Correspondence – The course content and time must be verifiable, and for every student, attendance must be physically monitored throughout the exam by a verifiable proctor
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit needed for paper exams
EXEMPTIONS
  • Individuals licensed less than 6 months prior to the first renewal date are exempt for the first reporting date
  • Non residents from a state that has a reciprocal agreement with Minnesota except for the LTC requirement

For Additional Information please contact:

Minnesota Commerce Department
Education Division

85 7th Place East, Suite 280
Street Paul, MN 55101

Phone: 651-539-1500
Fax: 651-539-0112

Web Site: www.mn.gov/commerce/industries/insurance

Revised 6/13/18