Insurance Continuing Education Provider Number: 201249
Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in West Virginia producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.
Ongoing 4-hour LTC training Requirement: A 4-hour state-approved follow-up course must be completed every 2-year licensing period after the period in which initial training was completed.
Resident producers who sell federal flood insurance policies must complete a one-time 3-hour course approved for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Producers who sell only pre-need burial insurance contracts or who engage solely in telemarketing insurance products using a scripted presentation that has been filed with and approved by the Insurance Commissioner must complete 6 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics.
A roster fee of $1.50 per CE hour is required to process course completion hours in West Virginia and will be added to the order upon checkout.
Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in West Virginia producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours. Nonresidents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to West Virginia’s law will be deemed compliant for West Virginia’s requirement.
Nonresident producer’s may take an 8 hour NAIC course approved for use in any licensed state.
The license expiration date is the last day of the producer’s birth month every two years. To view the birth month conversion chart click here.
The CE compliance period is every two years ending on the license expiration date.
Category Restrictions: Of the 24-hour CE requirement, 3 hours must be in ethics.
Course Presentation: Online and correspondence self study
Study Requirements: Student should read the course material prior to taking the final exam.
Exam proctor requirements: Self-study final exams are required to be monitored by a disinterested third party (i.e., someone with no business or family relationship to the student).
Exam rules: The final exam is closed book and must be passed with a grade of 70 percent or higher to receive credit. Students have unlimited retakes.
Up to 6 hours may be carried over to the next reporting period for those who must complete more than 6 hours of CE during a reporting period. Excess ethics credits are counted as general credits when carried over. Producers are required to complete at least 3 hours of ethics for every compliance term.
A course may not be taken for credit more than once within a 2-year license term.
Certificates will be available to print online immediately after a final exam is passed. Producers keep the original certificates of completion in his or her files.
Course completions are submitted to Sircon every business day.
Renewal notices for individual resident producers and adjusters are mailed 60 days prior to the expiration date of the license to the address on record with the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner’s office. Renewals may be online at www.nipr.com or by paper. If a license is renewed online through NIPR, do not send a paper renewal.
Online license print is available from the Web site at www.wvinsurance.gov. License cards are no longer printed and mailed from WVOIC.
Nonresident adjusters who qualified for a license by taking the WV adjuster exam cannot renew online; they must submit the paper renewal form and check.
The following individuals are exempt from CE requirements:
Individuals licensed only for limited lines credit
A newly licensed individual who received a license on or after July 1 of the second year of a biennium (exempt for the first reporting period)
Individuals holding limited lines licenses for which an exam is not required
Individuals holding any limited or restricted license that the commissioner may declare exempt
West Virginia Insurance Department
Fax: (334) 241-4192
West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
Agents Licensing & Education
P.O. Box 50540
Charleston, WV 25305
CE Completion Reporting
Course completions are submitted every business day.
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