State Requirements

NEBRASKA STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Ethics

LICENSE RENEWAL

  • The license renewal date is the last day of the agent’s birth month.
  • The license term is every 2 years, ending on the last day of the producer’s birth month in odd- or even-numbered years. Producers born in an even-numbered year must complete their CE in even-numbered years. Producers born in an odd-numbered year must complete their CE in odd-numbered years courses accepted for CE Credit.

COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT

  • Classroom Courses / Webinars
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • An Instructor shall qualify for the same number of credit hours as the students

COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • Three (3) hours of ethics each compliance period
  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which license is held

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

  • Effective July 1, 2021: A producer who desires to sell annuities must comply with the law, which is effective immediately. A Producer who completed an annuity training course prior to July 1 2021, must by January 1, 2022 complete a new 4 credit course approved by the Department of Insurance (DOI) or an additional one-time 1 credit course approved by DOI. Producers licensed after July 1, 2021 must take a 4-hour annuity best interest course prior to selling annuities.

LONG TERM CARE PARTNERSHIP REQUIREMENT

  • Initial eight (8) hours LTCP
  • Four (4) hours every 2 years following
  • Non-residents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to Nebraska’s law will be deemed compliant for Nebraska’s requirement.

CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT

  • Credit hours cannot be carried over to the next compliance period

COURSE REPETITION

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

FINAL EXAM

  • Self-Study exams are closed-book and must be monitored by a disinterested 3rd party. Exams must be completed in one session. A disinterested third party is an individual with no family or financial relationship to the student. Therefore a monitor should not serve for examinations of family members, relatives, or dependents; employers or supervisors; employees or subordinates; partners, joint ventures, or co-owners; or anyone in whom the monitor or instructor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination.
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit needed.

EXEMPTIONS

  • Individuals who hold a limited-lines license.
  • Non-residents who are in good standing with his or her home state.

For Additional Information please contact:

Nebraska Department of Insurance
941 “O” Street
P.O. Box 68509
Lincoln, NE 68509-5087

Licensing Division
Terminal Building
Phone: 402-471-4913
Fax: 402-471-4610

State Web site: doi.nebraska.gov

Revised 4/6/22