Illinois- Ethics in Insurance

Total Hrs / Order Price
1-5 $15.95
6-17 $24.95
18-24 $39.95
25-50 $49.95
51+ $49.95 + $2.00 per
additional hour over 50
In addition: A State filing fee of $0.35 per credit hour will be added to the total

Pricing based on total number of
hours in order.

Approved For:

  • General

Credit Hours
4

Course Type
Online

DOI Number
30389

Publisher
FastrackCE, LLC

State
Illinois

State
State CE Requirements

CE Course Description

To practice ethically in today’s insurance market, you need more than good intentions. You need the specific tools and knowledge necessary to recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas with integrity—and in full compliance with regulations set forth by the industry and the government.

This course satisfies ethics continuing education requirements for Life and Health as well as Property / Casualty agents and producers in most states (some states still require the ethics course to be taken in a classroom). It’s designed to provide insurance professionals with the expertise needed to handle complex ethical issues that arrive within the course of their work—as well as fulfilling insurance continuing education requirements.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Ethics and fraud legislation at the federal level.
  • Consumer protection laws in multiple states.
  • Fair credit scoring.
  • Ethical sales, claims, and underwriting procedures.
  • Fair market conduct for insurance agents and producers.
  • Fiduciary duties.
  • Consumer privacy laws and regulations.
  • Product suitability for individual buyers.

This continuing education course in insurance ethics is offered in a convenient online format. Simply download the PDF and get started—and get your test results as soon as you finish. With online continuing education, you can complete your requirements quickly and easily—without waiting for test results or scheduling classes around a busy work and family life. Download this course on continuing ethics today—and increase your awareness of ethical issues within the insurance industry.

Required CE Hours for Renewal in Illinois

  • All Licenses

    • 24 CE hours biennially (even years), which must include three hours of Classroom 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.
  • 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. The department recognizes the passing/completion date as the final date and not the submit date.

License Term

  • License term is every two years based on when the license was issued. If issued in an even year its every even year, and if issued in odd year it is every odd year.

Course Type approved for Continuing Education

  • Online courses
  • Independent Self-study
  • Classroom Study

Final Exam

  • Final is not monitored.
  • Final exam is open book.
  • Must answer at least 70% of the questions correct to pass.

Carryover CE Hours

  • 15 CE credits my be carried over to the next renewal period.

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.

CE Exemptions

  • Limited lines agents
  • Agents with a temporary license.
  • Agents with any of the following limited licenses: baggage, limited travel health, trip cancellation, industrial life or industrial health.
  • Nonresident agents who have completed the CE requirements and are in good standings in their home state.

Additional Information

Third Party Contact: SBS
Phone: 816-783-8990

Email: sbshelp@naic.org

Illinois Department of Insurance

Illinois Department of Insurance
Phone: Springfield (217) 782-4515
Fax: (217) 782-5020
Email: DOI.Licensing@illinois.gov

Mailing Address
Illinois Department of Insurance
Springfield Office
320 W. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62767-0001
Web Site:Illinois Department of Insurance