Oregon State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 24 Hours Biennially. CE hours must include:
    • 3 hours of Oregon law
    • 3 hours of ethics

License Renewal

  • License renewal date is biennially in the month of the birthday anniversary. CE is due by the last day of the birthday month.

Courses accepted for CE Credit

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses

Courses Subject Requirements

  • Three (3) hours of ethics each compliance period.
  • Three (3) hours of Oregon Law each compliance period.
  • Courses must be approved for the lines of insurance for which the agent is licensed.
  • A maximum of 4 hours in approved agency management courses is allowed at each renewal.
  • No more than 8 credit hours can be earned in one day.

Annuity Requirement

  • Oregon requires a one-time, 4-hour annuity training for all agents selling annuity products.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Oregon, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course.
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTC training requirement: After completing the initial 8-hour training requirement, producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training in every 24-month period thereafter.

Carryover Requirements

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

Course Repetition

  • Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in a compliance period.

Final Exam

  • Online interactive self study and do not require a monitor.
  • Paper-based exams must be monitored.
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit signed by BEST Approved representative.


  • Non-residents are exempt.
  • Individuals holding limited lines licenses for which an exam is not required.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Oregon Insurance Division

Physical Address

350Winter Street N.E., Room 410
P.O. Box 14480
Salem, OR 97301-3883

Phone: (503) 378-4140
Fax: (503) 947-7862

Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (503) 947-7981
Fax: (503) 378-4351
State Website: dfr.oregon.gov

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 However, this information is subject to change, become outdated, or be incorrect due to new legislation or official rulings.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.