North Dakota State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 24 Hours Biennially including 3 Hours of Ethics.

License Renewal

  • License renewal date is the last day of the producer’s birth month.

Courses accepted for CE Credit

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors shall receive the same number of credits as the attendees

Courses Subject Requirements

  • Three (3) of ethics each compliance period.

Annuity Requirement

  • All Insurance Producers licensed to sell, solicit or negotiate annuities must complete a one-time four (4) hour annuity training course in order to sell annuities.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • Initial 8-hour LTC Partnership training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in North Dakota, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course.
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTC Partnership training requirement: After completing the initial 8-hour training requirement, producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training every 24-month period.

Carryover Requirements

  • Up to 12 credit hours taken in the last 12 months of compliance can be carried over to the first twelve months of the next compliance period.
  • Ethics hours are carried over as general credits.

Course Repetition

  • Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within a compliance period.

Final Exam

  • No monitor required for a final exam.


  • Individuals with a limited license.
  • Non-resident producers.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

North Dakota Insurance Department

Physical Address

State Capitol Building, 5th Floor
600 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0320

Licensing Division Contact Information

Toll free: (800) 247-0560
Phone: (701) 328-2440
Fax: (701) 328-4880
State Website:

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Revised 06/07/2017.