New Hampshire State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 24 Hours Biennially including 3 Hours of Ethics.

License Renewal

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

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.

Courses Subject Requirements

  • At least three (3) hours but no more that 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 2 years thereafter completion of initial training.

Carryover Requirements

  • 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.


  • 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

Physical Address

21 South Fruit Street, Suite 14
Concord, NH 03301-7317

Contact Information

Phone: (603) 271-2261
Fax: (603) 271-1406

Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (603) 271-0203
Fax: (603) 271-7029
State Website:

Broker Educational Sales & Training, Inc. provides this information as a courtesy to our clients. Every effort is made to ensure that the information is accurate. However, this information is subject to change, become outdated, or be incorrect due to new legislation or official rulings. Please check with the state to ensure accuracy.

Revised 06/07/2017.