Tennessee Insurance Continuing Education Courses and Requirements

TENNESSEE CE COURSES

The following courses are currently available for Tennessee:

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
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
Indexed Product Training4.00Life/Health/Accident/Annuities/Variable
Annuity Suitability Certification Training4.00Life/Health/Annuity
Long Term Care Certification Training8.00LTC
LTC Certification Refresher4.00LTC
NFIP Flood Insurance3.00PC
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

• Tennessee Producers licensed in L&H, P&C, Public Adjusters or Multi-Peril Crop Adjusters are required to take 24 hours of CE including 3 hours of ethics every 2-year license term.

• Combination Multi-Peril Crop Adjuster and Life and Health OR Property and Casualty must take 48 hours including 4 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. Licensees who are born in an even year will renew on even years, those born in an odd year will renew on odd years. Producers cannot take a course more than once within 2 calendar years from the initial completion date. **Please check your SBS transcript if you are a producer in your first licensing period. Your CE compliance period may be longer than 2 calendar years

Not more than 12 CE credits may be carried over as general credits to the next licensing term.

 

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.

 

SPECIAL TRAINING

• ANNUITY TRAINING – Before a Producer may sell or solicit an annuity product, the producer must first complete a one-time four (4) credit annuity product training course approved by the department of insurance.

• LONG TERM CARE PARTNERSHIP TRAINING- Before a Producer can sell or solicit Long Term Care Insurance they must complete an initial 8 hours of Long Term Care Training.
Producers must then complete a 4-hour ongoing training requirement every 24 months following the initial completion of the 8-hour training.

• FLOOD INSURANCE TRAINING- Tennessee 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 – Students are required to pass the certification exam with a 70% or better. Exams must be monitored by a disinterested third party 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

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. 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

A non-resident producer’s satisfaction of their home state’s CE requirements shall constitute satisfaction of this state’s continuing education requirements, if the non-resident producer’s home state recognizes Tennessee’s continuing education requirements on the same basis. The commissioner may, within his/her sole discretion, enter into reciprocity agreements with other state’s insurance regulators to grant recognition to the continuing education credits received from other jurisdictions for non-resident insurance producers.


CE EXEMPTIONS

The following are exempt from Tennessee CE requirements:

• Limited Lines producers

• Public adjusters licensed less than 1 full year

• Producers who have been continuously licensed since January 1, 1994.

• Nonresident public adjusters who have met the CE requirements in their home state, which MUST reciprocate with TN, are not required to complete CE requirements for Tennessee.

Producers who have continuously been licensed since January 1, 1994 will still be required to complete the initial LTC training; however, they are exempt from the 4-hour ongoing training.


LICENSE RENEWAL

Producers can renew their license here: https://pdb.nipr.com/erl/start.jsp

STATE CONTACT INFORMATION

Tennessee Department of Insurance Phone: 615-741-2241

Fax: 615-532-2862
Email: ce.agent.licensing@tn.gov

Mailing Address:
Tennessee Department of Insurance Producer Licensing Section
500 James Robertson Parkway

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.