State Requirements

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 10 Hours Biennially

LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the last day of the producer’s 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 S. Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor
Pierre, SD 57501

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

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

State Website: dlr.sd.gov/insurance

Revised 8/8/19