NEW MEXICO STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education


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
COURSE 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 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 three-year period
FINAL EXAM
  • No monitor required for a final exam
EXEMPTIONS
  • Any licensee that has been continuously licensed and in good standing for 25 year, 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
1120 Paseo de Peralta
Producer Licensing Bureau Room# 331
PO Box 1689
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1689

Phone: -855-427-5674
505-827-4349

State Website: www.osi.state.nm.us

Revised 6/13/18