TEXAS STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education 24 Hours Biennially

Including at least 2 Hours Ethics


LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal is the last day of the birth month
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • Classroom Courses – Half of the credit hours must be classroom credit
  • Self-Study Courses – Only 12 of the hours may be Self-Study
  • Classroom Equivalent
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
  • Two (2) hours of ethics each compliance period
ANNUITY REQUIREMENT
  • Resident and nonresident agents must take the one-time four-hour training
  • Eight hours of continuing education must be completed during the resident agents’ two-year licensing period
  • Nonresident agents are not required to comply with the ongoing eight hour annuity training
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • Initial 8 hours LTC Partnership Course which needs to contain state specific information
  • 4 hours LTC Partnership every 2 years following
CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT
  • Credit hours may not be carried over to the next compliance period
COURSE REPETITION
  • Credit will not be given for courses taken more than once in each compliance period
FINAL EXAM
  • No monitor required for a final exam / are allowed to be open-book
EXEMPTIONS
  • Individuals who have been licensed in Texas continuously for 20 years or more
  • Extensions or exemptions may be granted for an illness/medical condition (with proof)
  • Nonresidents in good standing in home state that has a reciprocal agreement with Texas

For Additional Information please contact:

Texas Department of Insurance
333 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78701
800-578-4677

Licensing Division
Agent licensing Unity 107-1A
P.O. Box 149104
Austin, TX 78714

Phone: 512-676-6500

State Website: www.tdi.texas.gov

Revised 6/13/18