New Mexico State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 15 Hours Annually including 1 hour of Ethics.

License Renewal

  • Producers License Issued or Renewed Prior to July 1, 2017:
    15-hours of insurance CE, including 1 hour of ethics are required by April 30, 2018.
  • Producers License Issued or Renewed After to July 1, 2017:
    24-hours of insurance CE, including 3 hour of ethics are required every 2-year license term.

Courses accepted for CE Credit

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors can receive CE credit for the same amount of hours their students

Courses Subject Requirements

  • One (1) hour of ethics each compliance period.
  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which license is held.

Annuity Requirement

  • There is no annuity requirement at this time.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in New Mexico, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course. Producers may take any
    8-hour NAIC approved LTC course for use in any licensed state.
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTC training requirement: From the date of completing the 8-hour initial training requirement, producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training every 24 months thereafter. Producers may take any 8-hour NAIC approved LTC course for use in any licensed state.

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 three-year period.

Final Exam

  • No monitor required for a final exam.


  • Any licensee that has been continuously licensed and in good standing for 25 years, is eligible to apply for a Grandfather Exemption.
  • Non-resident agents who have met the CE requirements of their home state.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

New Mexico Insurance Division, Office of Superintendent of Insurance

Physical Address

1120 Paseo De Peralta, 4th Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Mailing Address

Producer Licensing Bureau
Room# 331
P.O. Box 1689
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1689

Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (855) 427-5674 or (505) 827-4349
State Website:

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Revised 06/07/2017.