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

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

LONG TERM CARE 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 1, 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 interests course prior to selling annuities

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

Licensing Division

Phone: 701-328-2440 or 800-247-0560
Fax: 701-328-4880

State Website: nd.gov

Revised 8/16/21