Pennsylvania Insurance Agent Continuing Education and License Renewal Requirements
Pennsylvania Major Lines Licensed Agents must take 24 Credit Hours of Approved Continuing Education every 2 years, prior to their Expiration Date.
Major Lines include:
- Life & Fixed Annuities
- Accident and Health
- Property and Allied Lines
- Casualty and Allied Lines
- Variable Life/Variable Annuity
- Personal Lines
Pennsylvania CE Requirements are “Non-License Type Specific.” Producers can take courses in any subject matter as long as:
- They are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance
Continuing Education Requirements must be completed every 2 years, on or before the last day of the licensee’s birth month.
- Producers who were licensed prior to 1/1/1971 and have been continuously licensed in the same Line of Authority are exempt from CE requirements.
Pennsylvania Insurance CE and Renewal Requirements Summary
|Title Producer||24 hours (3 hours must be in Ethics)|
|Public Adjuster||20 hours (3 hours must be in Ethics)|
Special Training Requirements
Property and Casualty Agents
Producers who sell Flood Insurance must complete a one-time, 3 Hour Continuing Education course related to NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) prior to selling.
Life and Health Agents
Long Term Care
A producer may not sell, solicit or negotiate a Long-Term Care policy unless they have completed an initial 8 Hour Long Term Care Training course. These agents must also complete a 4 Hour Long Term Care Training course every compliance period following.
Additional Continuing Education Information
Excess credits of up to 24 credits may be carried forward to the next compliance period.
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Your License is Eligible for Renewal during your “License Renewal Period”. The License Renewal Period for Pennsylvania Licensed Agents begins 60 Days prior to their Expiration Date. There are 3 Options for Renewing your license:
- Online through NIPR, located here: PA Producer Renewal (NIPR)
- Online through Vertifore (Sircon): PA Producer Renewal (Sircon)
- Renewal via Paper Application: (Mail your payment along with the properly completed renewal invoice)
Pennsylvania Insurance Department
Bureau of Licensing and Enforcement
1227 Strawberry Square
*Please allow up to six weeks under this option
BetterCE License Renewal Service. BetterCE can process your renewal on your behalf for a fee of $20. Simply contact our office when you are ready to renew and we will process your application on your behalf.
While we strive to provide you with the most up to date and accurate information about your Pennsylvania Insurance License Renewal Requirements, there may be some specific licensing requirements, or changes in State Laws or Insurance Regulations which we may not be referenced above. Our goal is to assist you in every manner possible, but it is the responsibility of each individual agent to determine their specific licensing renewal requirements. You can locate additional information related to the Pennsylvania CE Requirements through the Department of Insurance website at www.insurance.pa.gov