Wisconsin State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 24 Hours Biennially Including 3 Hours of Ethics.

License Renewal

  • License renewal date is the last day of the licensee’s birth month.

Courses accepted for CE Credit

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors will receive the same amount of credit hours as the students. Duplication rules apply

Courses Subject Requirements

  • Three (3) hours of ethics each compliance period.

Annuity Requirement

  • All life producers who sell, solicit, or negotiate annuity products in Wisconsin, must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: All health producers who sell, solicit, or negotiate LTC insurance products in Wisconsin, 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, LTC health producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training every 24-month period following the completion of the initial training requirement.

Carryover Requirements

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

Course Repetition

  • Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within a compliance period.

Final Exam

  • An approved proctor is an impartial, disinterested third party or currently licensed agent with no family or financial relationship to the student. The proctor shall verify the agent’s identity and complete an affidavit supplied by the approved provider testifying that the agent received no outside assistance. Membership in a profession association/organization does not constitute a financial relationship.
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit needed.


  • Non-residents who are compliant with CE requirements in their home state.
  • Limited licensees.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Physical Address

125 South Webster Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703-3474
Phone: (608) 266-3585, Madison or (800) 236-8517, statewide

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 7872
Madison, WI 53707-7872

Licensing Division Contact Information

Toll free: (800) 236-8517
Phone: (608) 266-8699
State Website: oci.wi.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.