State Requirements

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially
Including 3 Hours of Ethics

LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the last day of the agent’s birth month.
  • CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration date.

COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors will receive the same amount of credits as the students. Duplication rules apply.

COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • At least three (3) hours but no more than ten (10) of ethics each compliance period.
  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which agent is licensed.

ANNUITY REQUIREMENT

  • All producers licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products in New Hampshire, must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.
  • Residents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to the New Hampshire law, will be deemed compliant for the New Hampshire requirement.

LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT


  • Initial 8-hour training requirement: Before selling, soliciting or negotiating LTC Partnership insurance products in New Hampshire, a producer must be licensed with the Accident and Health or Sickness or Life line of authority; and have completed eight (8) hours of approved initial LTCP training.
  • Ongoing 4-hour training requirement: A 4-hour follow-up course must be completed every 24 months.
  • Non-residents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to New Hampshire’s law will be deemed compliant for New Hampshire’s requirement.

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

  • No monitor required for a final exam.

EXEMPTIONS

  • Newly licensed individuals who passed the license exam receive an automatic credit of 30 hours to apply to the first compliance date.
  • Non-residents if they comply with their home state CE requirement.

For Additional Information please contact:

New Hampshire Department of Insurance
Licensing Division
Phone: 603-271-0203
Fax: 603-271-7029
Email: producerquestions@ins.nh.gov

State website: nh.gov/insurance

Revised 08/01/2022