Connecticut Insurance Continuing Education (CE)

Course Catalog

Course NameCreditsPrice 
View Details ACA: Health Benefits Exchanges 7 $34.65
View Details ACA: Medicare and Medicaid 12 $59.40
View Details Annuities (Meets NAIC 2010 Suitability Guidelines) 4 $19.95
View Details Anti-Money Laundering 3 $19.95
View Details Business Life and Disability 5 $29.75
View Details Catastrophic P&C Insurance 12 $71.40
View Details Designing Qualified Plans 3 $19.95
View Details Disability Insurance Products and Principles 3 $19.95
View Details Employer Sponsored Retirement Plans 4 $23.80
View Details Estate Tax Planning 5 $24.75
View Details Ethical Principles and Practices Affecting Insurance 4 $23.80
View Details Ethics for Insurance Professionals 3 $19.95
View Details Ethics in Business 3 $19.95
View Details Ethics: A Guidebook for Insurance Agents and Other Financial Services Professionals 12 $59.40
View Details FEMA Flood 3 $19.95
View Details Guide to Homeowners Insurance 5 $29.75
View Details Health Insurance Concepts 2 $19.95
View Details Healthcare Reform: Pre-Existing Conditions, Benefit Limits, Rescission & Patient Protection Rules 3 $19.95
View Details HIPAA Principles and Provisions 3 $19.95
View Details Insurance Ethics: Making the Right Decisions 3 $19.95
View Details Life and Health Insurance Concepts 2 $19.95
View Details Life Insurance Basics 5 $29.75
View Details Life Insurance Policies 10 $59.50
View Details Life, Annuity and Disability Insurance 8 $47.60
View Details Managed Health Care 1 $19.95
View Details Medicare Fraud 12 $71.40
View Details Medicare, Medigap, Medicaid 12 $71.40
View Details Personal Life Insurance Planning 4 $19.95
View Details Property and Casualty Concepts 3 $19.95
View Details Tax Sheltered Annuities 5 $24.75
View Details The New Medicare Rx Program 2 $19.95
View Details Variable Universal Life 4 $19.95
View Details White Collar Crime 15 $74.25
Required CE Hours

Producers

24 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics/law/regulation, are required every 2 year license term. 6 of the total hours required must pertain directly to the line of authority.  

Life Settlement Brokers

Resident individuals who hold a Life Settlement Broker license must complete 15 hours of CE every 2 years by March 31st.  Life Settlement Broker licenses renew March 31st of each year.  Resident individuals who hold a Life Producer license are exempt from the 15-hour life settlement continuing education requirement.

Special Training/Education Requirements

Category Restrictions

6 CE hours must be in the license type held and a minimum of 3 CE hours must be in a course approved for ethics, law, or regulation. Remaining credits may be of any combination or type.

  • Combination license: required to take a minimum of 6 CE hours in each license type held and a minimum of 3 CE hours must be in a course for ethics, law, or regulation. Remaining credit hours may be of any combination for the license types held.
  • Excess ethics, law, or regulation hours will meet the optional hour requirement only.

Annuity Training Requirements

Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Connecticut, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.

Long-Term Care Partnership (LTCP)

Before a producer can market, discuss or sell any Partnership-approved long-term care insurance policy in Connecticut, he or she must have met certain requirements under the state’s Partnership for Long-Term Care Certification Training Program. These requirements are:

  • The producer must be licensed as an Accident and Health producer in Connecticut and hold a valid license.
  • The producer must meet all of the training requirements under the Partnership’s Certification Training Program.

The Connecticut Partnership Certification Training Program consists of two course components:

  • Completion of an 8-hour Prerequisite Online Course and a passing score of 70 percent or better on the course exam.
  • Attending a live 4-hour classroom course conducted by the State of Connecticut's Office of Policy and Management's CT Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. Only producers who have passed the exam for the Prerequisite Online Course and who hold a valid certificate number from the Online Course will be eligible to register for the Partnership classroom training. 

Flood Insurance

All Producers licensed with Property/Casualty or Personal Lines authority are required to complete a one-time 3-hour flood training course. 

Non-Resident CE Requirements

Nonresident producers are not required to complete continuing education credits in Connecticut as long as they are actively licensed and in good standing in their "resident" state.  If their resident Producer license is not active or not in good standing, they are not eligible to renew their Connecticut nonresident license.  Nonresidents are also subject to the following product-specific training requirements.

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training Requirements

Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Connecticut, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.  *Nonresidents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to Connecticut's law will be deemed compliant for Connecticut's requirement. 

Long-Term Care Partnership (LTCP)

Before a producer can market, discuss or sell any Partnership-approved long-term care insurance policy in Connecticut, he or she must have met certain requirements under the state’s Partnership for Long-Term Care Certification Training Program. These requirements are:

    • The producer must be licensed as an Accident and Health producer in Connecticut and hold a valid license.
    • The producer must meet all of the training requirements under the Partnership’s Certification Training Program.

The Connecticut Partnership Certification Training Program consists of two course components:

    • Completion of an 8-hour Prerequisite Online Course and a passing score of 70 percent or better on the course exam.
    • Attending a live 4-hour classroom course conducted by the State of Connecticut's Office of Policy and Management's CT Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. Only producers who have passed the exam for the Prerequisite Online Course and who hold a valid certificate number from the Online Course will be eligible to register for the Partnership classroom training.
License Term

The license term is every 2 years based on the last day of the producer’s birth month. If this is your first renewal, your license expires two years from the last day of your birth month that preceded your license effective date, and on your birth date every two years thereafter.

Course Repetition Rules

Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within a 2-year license term. 

CE Carryover Allowance

Course hours taken above the requirement cannot be carried over to the next license term.

CE Exemptions

The following producers are exempt from the CE requirements:

  • Producers licensed only for credit or travel insurance do not have a CE requirement
  • Non-residents do not have a CE requirement (must be compliant in their resident home state to renew their CT license)
  • Adjusters
  • Those serving in US military on active duty outside Connecticut during substantial part of compliance period
Final Exam Requirements

Exam proctor requirements

Exams are to be monitored by proctors who are a disinterested third party. The proctor may not serve for examinations of: family members, relatives, or dependents; employers or supervisors; employees or subordinates; partners, joint ventures, or co-owners; or anyone in whom the proctor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination.

Exam rules 

Exams are closed book. Producers may not look at course material while taking the exam. A grade of 70 percent or higher is required to pass.

Roster Fees

A roster fee of $3.75 per course ordered is required to process course completion hours in Connecticut and will be added to the order total upon checkout.

Last Updated
Wednesday, November 30th, -0001
Disclaimer

Net Study provides information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to continuing education (CE) as insurance producers, agents, adjusters and/or brokers. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither Net Study nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.

State Contact Information
Connecticut Department of Insurance
Phone: 860-297-3845
Fax: 860-297-3978
Email: cid.licensing@ct.gov
 
Mailing Address:
Connecticut Department of Insurance
153 Market St.
Hartford, CT 06103
 
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