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North Dakota Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

Required CE Hours for Renewal in North Dakota

  • Most Licenses

    • 24 CE hours every 2 years, 3 of which must be approved for Ethics.

Special Training/Education Requirements (LTC, Flood, Ethics, others)

  • Long Term Care -LTC

    • Agents wishing to sell Long Term Care are required to take a one time only 8 hour Department of Insurance certified course.
    • Each license term thereafter each agent must complete a 4 hour Long Term Care Partnership CE course that is approved by the department.
    • NOTE: On August 31, 2012 North Dakota Insurance Department issued the following bulletin: 2012-02 - A producer who fails to timely complete the four hour ongoing training will no longer be required to retake an initial training course of no less than eight hours. Instead, a producer who fails to timely complete the four-hour ongoing training must complete a four-hour training course to be considered compliant and, therefore, able to sell long-term care insurance.
  • Flood Insurance Training

    • An insurance producer who sells flood insurance may satisfy the minimum training and education requirements by completing a 3-hour course related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

How Hours are Reported

  • CE completions are submitted electronically the next business day after a passing completion is acquired.

License Term

  • Last day of the licensee's birth month, every 2 years.

Course Type approved for Continuing Education

  • Online courses
  • Independent Self-study
  • Classroom Study

Final Exam

  • Final exams do not need to be monitored and are open book.
  • Must score at least a 70% for a passing grade.

Carryover CE Hours

  • 12 CE hours may be carried over from one renewal period to the next.

Repeating Courses

  • Courses may not be taken more than once in each renewal period.

Completion Certificates

  • Certificates of completion are available as soon as a course is completed with a passing grade. Certificates should be printed and kept on file for future reference.

Additional Information

Third Party Contact: SBS
Phone: 816-783-8500

Email: help@naic.org

North Dakota Insurance Department

Toll Free Phone: (800) 247-0560
Phone: 701) 328-3548 ext. 1 or ext. 2
Fax: (701) 328-4880
Email: ndlicensing@nd.gov

Mailing Address:
North Dakota Insurance Department
License Division
State Capitol, Fifth Floor
Dept. 401
600 E. Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58505-0320

Web site: North Dakota Insurance Division
The information provided is only intended to be general summary information to insurance agents/brokers. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. All efforts have been made to ensure that this information is correct and current. FastrackCE and its employees take no responsibility that this information is correct and current.