Insurance Continuing Education Provider Number: 133426
Licensees must take courses in the line for which they hold a license. For dual-licensed agents- A minimum of 8 CE hours must be completed in each license type held and a minimum of 3 CE hours must be in a course approved for ethics.
All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products in Virginia, must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours. All producers must complete this training prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products. *Residents must take a Virginia approved courses.
Agents wishing to sell long-term care partnership policies in Virginia must complete an initial 8 hour training program prior to selling long-term care Partnership policies and 4 hours of ongoing training biennially thereafter. The training must be approved for continuing education and follow the content guidelines established by rule. Two of the hours of both the initial and ongoing training must consist of Virginia specific content. Training completed for another state can be used to satisfy the non Virginia-specific portion as long as the training is CE approved and identified as CE for long-term care. Insurers are responsible to verify that their agents have received the training and provide documentation to the Bureau upon request.
Virginia has issued a notice reminding licensees who sell flood insurance of their requirement to comply with the minimum training requirements established by FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program.
Non-resident producers are eligible for compliance based on reciprocity between the laws of Virginia and all other states. Non-resident agents selling partnership LTC must comply with the Virginia training requirement.
Course repetition is not permitted within the compliance/renewal period. Please note that agents cannot receive CE credit for a course taught in alternative formats (a classroom course, online course, etc.) if the course material is the same.
A proctor is not required to complete your online exams.
CE Completion Reporting
AOIS reports course completions electronically to Sircon every day.
Resident agents must pay the biennial nonrefundable continuance fee. The fee must be paid before any earned credits will be applied to the CE requirements. This fee is due by November 30.
To pay your processing fee:
Beginning January 1, 2021, your license(s) will have an expiration date based on your birth month and odd/even year of birth. For example, if you were born in an odd-numbered year, your license will expire at the end of your birth month in odd- numbered years. If you were born in an even-numbered year, your license will expire at the end of your birth month in even-numbered years. In addition, completion of any continuing education requirements will be due at time of license renewal. For more information email BOILicenseRenewal@scc.virginia.gov.
Carryover credits can be carried over to the next biennium.
Report within 30 days of completion. Need agent’s VA license number or NPN to report.
Individuals acting as instructors for continuing education courses receive the same amount of CE credit as his or her students receive for taking the class. This credit may only be claimed once per biennium.
Individuals who are at least 65 years old and who have held a Virginia license for 20 consecutive years are exempt from CE requirements. Individuals who are at least 65 years old and continuously licensed for the preceding 4 years and hold a license authority in VA for at least 20 of the preceding 30 years may also be exempt from CE requirements.
Resident and nonresident licensees can renew their licenses here.
The following are exempt from CE requirements:
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.