SOUTH DAKOTA STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education 10 Hours Biennially



LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the last day of the producerís birth month
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
  • Courses must be for lines of insurance license approved for
  • General credit hours may be applied to either Life/Health or Property/Casualty credits
ANNUITY REQUIREMENT
  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in South Dakota, producers 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 South Dakota law will be deemed compliant for the South Dakota requirement
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling LTC insurance products in South Dakota, 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 continuing to sell LTC must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training by July 1st in even years
CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT
  • Credit hours cannot be carried over to the next compliance period
COURSE REPETITION
  • Credit will not be given for course that is repeated within a compliance period
FINAL EXAM
  • No monitor required for a final exam
EXEMPTIONS
  • A licensee holding a limited license
  • Licensees who are at least 65 years old and have been licensed in South Dakota for at least 10 years as of July 1, 2006
  • Non residents compliant in home state

For Additional Information please contact:

South Dakota Division of Insurance

124 W. Missouri Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-0405

Phone: 605-773-3101
Fax: 605-773-6184

Licensing
Phone: 605-773-3563
Fax: 605-773-5369

State Website: http://www.dlr.sd.gov/insurance

Revised 6/13/18