Insurance Continuing Education Provider Number: 2779
24 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics, are required by the last day of your birth month every 2 year license term. See license term below.
Before selling flood insurance, licensees must complete a one-time 3-hour training class on flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program. New licensees must comply with flood training before their first CE compliance date.
If the producer has not taken a NAIC LTC training course in another state, the nonresident producer selling LTC must comply with the Ohio LTC training requirements:
Agents holding a Life or Variable Annuity line of authority who plan to sell, solicit or negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time 4-hour course related to annuity. Annuity course credits count towards the agent’s 24-hour CE requirement. Ohio-approved Annuity training courses are approved under the “Annuity Best Interest” 4 hour course category type.
The Annuity Best Interest 4 hour training course must be completed prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating any annuity product. red
The license term is every 2 years, based on the last day of the producer’s birth month.
Life/Health and Property/Casualty producers can complete 21 CE hours in any line of authority and 3 hours in approved ethics.
Producers can take courses through online and paper-based self-study.
Students must read the course material and answer all practice questions prior to taking the final exam.
Exam proctor requirements
Self-study final exams are Closed book. Students will be locked out of the course material once the exam is launched.
The final exam must be passed with a score of 70 percent or higher to receive credit. If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.
No excess CE credit hours may be carried over to the next 2-year license term.
Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in a 2-year license term.
American Online Insurance School provides online, printable certificates of completion in Ohio. Certificates of completion are available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. The licensee must keep a copy of each certificate of completion in his or her files for 3 years.
American Online Insurance School reports course completions electronically to the Ohio Department of Insurance every business day.
*Agents must have their CE credit hours posted prior to their expiration date and prior to applying to renew their insurance license(s). Providers have 15 days to report your CE completions, so please plan accordingly to avoid a lapse in licensure.
Licensees can renew their license online here.
The following licensees are exempt from continuing education requirements:
Ohio Department of Insurance
Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town St.
Third Floor – Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43215
How often does AOIS report Insurance CE course completions?
We report completed courses every business day.
Our online courses are quick and easy, and entirely online. And if you miss something, we catch it. Betty, our Office “Captain,” is known for her attention to detail. If you miss a specific requirement or course, she catches it and makes sure that you have what you need.