New Jersey Insurance Continuing Education Courses and Requirements

NEW JERSEY CE COURSES

The following courses are currently available for New Jersey:

Course NameCredit HoursLine of Authority
Ethical Practices: Avoiding E&O Claims3.00Ethics
Ethics & Insurance: How to Sell Ethically & Comply with the Law3.00Ethics
NFIP Flood Insurance3.00Flood
Anti-Money Laundering2.00General
Indexed Product Training4.00Life
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
Medicare Supplement Insurance: Closing the Gap4.00Life/Health
Principles of Life and Health Insurance12.00Life/Health
Retirement Planning4.00Life/Health
Variable Life & Annuities: Understanding Investment Potential and Risks5.00Life/Health
Annuity Suitability Certification Training4.00Life/Health/Annuity
Long Term Care Certification Training8.00LTC
LTC Certification Refresher4.00LTC
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
Principles of Property and Casualty Insurance13.00Property/Casualty

 

REQUIRED HOURS

• New Jersey licensed Producers are required to take 24 hours of CE, including 3 hours of ethics/fraud prevention, every 2-year license term.

The license term for both Producers and Adjusters ends at the end of the birth month every other year. Producers cannot take a course more than once within 2-year license term. New Jersey does not allow excess credits to be carried forward into the next licensing period.

 

CATEGORY RESTRICTIONS

Students may take an approved course in any line of authority to obtain their Continuing Education credits, but it is recommended that they take courses pertaining to their license type. Public Adjusters are required to take course specifically approved for their line of authority.


SPECIAL TRAINING

• LONG TERM CARE PARTNERSHIP TRAINING – Before a Producer can sell or solicit Long Term Care Insurance they must complete a course in 8 hours of NAIC Long Term Care Training. Producers must then complete a 4-hour ongoing training requirement every 2- year license term following the initial completion date of the 8-hour training.

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

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


COURSE PRESENTATION

• CERTIFICATION EXAM – No certification exam is required to generate a certificate.

• STUDY BY TOPIC QUIZZES – ExamFX requires that all Study by Topic quizzes be passed with at least a score of 70%.

• POST-COURSE ATTESTATION – The student is required to complete the post-course attestation by clicking the “Get Certificate” link located in the My Status section of the Main Menu.


CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND REPORTING

Students may print their certificate directly from the course after completing the curriculum requirements. Completions are reported to state entities within two (2) business days of the certificate having been issued.


 

NONRESIDENT PRODUCERS

Nonresidents who have completed their CE requirement in their home state will be deemed compliant for New Jersey’s continuing education requirement. If a nonresident has not taken a NAIC training course in another state, then they must comply with New Jersey’s LTC training requirement. Nonresident adjusters who have satisfied their home state CE requirements will be deemed complaint for New Jersey’s CE requirement.


 

CE EXEMPTIONS

The following are exempt from New Jersey CE requirements:

• Nonresident producers in good standing with their home state
• Nonresident producers who have completed the NAIC training requirement in another state

 

 

LICENSE RENEWAL

Licenses for both resident and nonresident producers can be renewed online.

 

STATE CONTACT INFORMATION

New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance

Phone: (609) 292-4337 or (609) 633-0818 ext. 50552

Fax: (609) 984-5263

Email: inslic@dobi.state.nj.us

Mailing Address:
20 W State St P.O. Box 325 Trenton, NJ 08625

The information displayed above is for informational purposes only. ExamFX is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this page. All steps have been taken to make sure that the information relayed on this page is accurate; however, information is subject to change without notice. It is the responsibility of the producer to be compliant per their states requirements.