Iowa Insurance Continuing Education Rules
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All producers must complete 36 CE credits within their respective 3 year term. At least 18 of these credits must be taken as classroom credits.
All producers must complete 3 hours of ethics continuing education (CE) credit within each renewal period. More than one ethics course may be taken as long as it has a different course number.
Effective January , 2011, Iowa Administrative Rules 191-15.72 requires all insurance producers selling or soliciting Annuity Products in the State of Iowa to obtain four (4) continuing education credits by an APPROVED vender offering an Annuity Products Course. This is a one-time requirement and it not a condition of license renewal.
Long-Term Care (LTC) Partnership Training Requirements
Producers who have not completed a total of 8 qualifying LTC Partnership Training credits on or before Dec. 31, 2009, will be required to complete a one-time training equivalent of 8 credits prior to engaging in any long-term care insurance sales activity, including soliciting and negotiating. Once you have met the initial 8-hour training, the ongoing requirement of 4 hours of LTC Partnership continuing education (CE) credit must be completed within each renewal period, including the initial one. The initial 8-hour training can be done in any hourly increments. You may register for the initial 8-hour classroom- substitute, approved online course through the online tab on our website via our self-study/online partner, WebCE.
Indexed Product Requirement
All producers who wish to sell fixed index annuity products on or after January 1, 2008, must complete a one-time 4 credit hour training course.
Flood Insurance Requirement
As of April 1, 2008, all producers who sell federal flood insurance policies are required to complete a one-time 3-hour flood insurance course. The online course that fulfills this training requirement is Flood Facts: NFIP Agent Seminar. Online courses that fulfill these requirements can be found in our online courses section.