District of Columbia Insurance Continuing Education Courses and Requirements

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CE COURSES

The following courses are currently available for District of Columbia:

Course NameCredit HoursLine of Authority
Anti-Money Laundering2.00Ethics
Ethical Practices: Avoiding E&O Claims3.00Ethics
Ethics & Insurance: How to Sell Ethically & Comply with the Law3.00Ethics
NFIP Flood Insurance3.00Flood
Indexed Product Training4.00LH
Principles of Life and Health Insurance12.00Life and Health
Annuity Suitability Certification Training4.00Life/Health
Distribution Planning4.00Life/Health
Group Benefits & Worksite Insurance4.00Life/Health
Health Insurance Policies: Protecting Clients from Health-Related Loss5.00Life/Health
Life Insurance Policy Types & Suitability6.00Life/Health
Long Term Care Certification Training8.00Life/Health
LTC Certification Refresher4.00Life/Health
Medicare Supplement Insurance: Closing the Gap4.00Life/Health
Retirement Planning4.00Life/Health
Variable Life & Annuities: Understanding Investment Potential and Risks5.00Life/Health
Businessowners Policy (BOP)4.00Property/Casualty
Commercial Lines: Property/Auto/Liability4.00Property/Casualty
Personal Lines: Protecting Your Client's Home, Auto, & Critical Risks7.00Property/Casualty

 

REQUIRED HOURS

Producers in D.C. are required to take 24 hours of CE, including 3 hours of ethics, every two-year license term. Licensees must renew on or before the last day of the licensee’s birth month every 2 years. No carry over credits are allowed and a student cannot take a course more than once in a 2-year license term.

 

CATEGORY RESTRICTIONS

Students must take an approved course in the line of authority in which they hold in order to obtain their Continuing Education credits. Producers who hold a combination P&C and L&H license must take a minimum of 6 hours in each line of authority.

 

SPECIAL TRAINING

• FLOOD INSURANCE TRAINING – D.C. licensed producers who sell National Flood Insurance Policies are required to take a one-time 3-hour course on Flood Insurance.

• ANNUITY TRAINING –
D.C. producers must take a course approved for at least 4 hours before selling or soliciting any annuity products.

 

COURSE PRESENTATION

• CERTIFICATION EXAM – Students are required to pass the certification exam with a 70% or better. Exams must be monitored by a qualified coworker who cannot be a licensed agent who certifies that the licensee completed the exam without outside assistance.

• STUDY BY TOPIC QUIZZES – 
ExamFX recommends that all Study by Topic Quizzes are passed with a 70% or better.

• STUDENT AND PROCTOR ATTESTATION – The student and proctor attestation must be completed following the certificate exam.

 

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND REPORTING

Your certificate of completion will be emailed to you within two (2) business days. Completions are reported to state entities within two (2) business days of the certificate having been issued. The state charges $1.00 per credit hour and Sircon charges $1.00 per course in order to report completions. These fees are charged to the student before the certification exam may be accessed.

 

NONRESIDENT PRODUCERS

Nonresident producers are not required to take CE if they have completed CE in their home state and remain in good standing.

 

CE EXEMPTIONS

The following are exempt from District of Columbia CE requirements:

• Nonresidents


LICENSE RENEWAL

Producers can renew their license at www.nipr.com .



STATE CONTACT INFORMATION

District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

 

Phone: 202-727-8000


Fax:
202-535-1196


Website: www.disb.dc.gov

 

Email: disb@dc.gov

Mailing Address:

810 First Street, NE, Suite 701
Washington, DC 20002


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