State Requirements

NORTH DAKOTA STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 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.

COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • Three (3) of ethics each compliance period.
  • Producers may complete their CE requirement by taking courses approved for any line of authority.

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

  • The North Dakota legislature has amended its annuity transaction practices law to adopt the NAIC’s model suitability standard. The amended provisions take effect January 1st, 2022. Licensees who have completed a 4-hour annuity course prior to 1/1/2022 may complete a 1-hour annuity best interest course or complete the new 4-hour annuity best interest course. Licensees will have until 6/30/2022 to be able to take the 1-hour course. Licensees who have not completed a 4-hour annuity course must take the 4-hour annuity best interest course prior to selling 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 REQUIREMENT

  • 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.

EXEMPTIONS

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

For Additional Information please contact:

North Dakota Insurance Department
Licensing Division
Phone: 701-328-2440
Toll Free: 1-800-247-0560
Fax: 701-328-4880
Email: ndlicensing@nd.gov

State Website: nd.gov

Revised 08/01/2022