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Illinois insurance CE course pricing:
You may select 21 hours of courses for $39.95 plus $0.75 for each additional hour. An additional $4.50 per course will be added to your total if you select paper course material.

Single IL Insurance continuing education courses start at just $4.95!

Illinois Insurance CE

Illinois Insurance CE Requirements 

Required Continuing Education Hours

Life and Health Producers

24 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics every 2-year license term (see license term below). The ethics CE requirement must be completed in an approved classroom course. Illinois has category restrictions. See CE Subject Requirements below. Producers planning to sell the following products have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training

Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Illinois, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.  (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's 4-Hour Annuity Training Course, which fulfills this requirement)

Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI)

  • Initial 8-hour training requirement: Before soliciting or selling LTCI products in Illinois, resident producers must complete an 8-hour LTC training course. All courses now certified for this training have the course number of 46330. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE’s Long-Term Care: Programs, Policies, and Partnerships course, which fulfills this requirement.)
  • Ongoing 4-hour training requirement: After completing the initial training, resident producers must complete a 4-hour course on the subject of long-term care in each subsequent renewal cycle. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE’s Long-Term Care 4-Hour Training or 4-Hour Long-Term Care Review course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Note:  If a producer fails to complete the 4-hour Ongoing training course prior to the license renewal, the producer will have 12 months from that license renewal date to complete the 4-hour ongoing training, without having to repeat the Initial 8-hour training course.

Viatical and Life Settlements

All life agents who also hold a Viatical Settlement Broker license and sell viatical life settlement policies must complete at least 4 hours CE course in viatical settlements every 24 months. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Viatical and Life Settlements: The LIfe Insurance Secondary Market, which fulfills this requirement.)

Property and Casualty Producers

24 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics every 2-year license term (see license term below). The ethics CE requirement must be completed in an approved classroom course. Illinois has category restrictions. See CE Subject Requirements below. Producers planning to sell the following products have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Flood Insurance

To comply with the minimum training requirements established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), producers who sell flood insurance issued through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) must complete a one-time 3 hour flood training course. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE’s National Flood Insurance: What You Must Know by IRMI course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Crop Producers

24 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics every 2-year license term (see license term below). The ethics CE requirement must be completed in an approved classroom course. Illinois has category restrictions. See CE Subject Requirements below. Producers planning to sell the following products have special training or education requirements as described below:

Public Adjusters

24 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics every 2-year license term (see license term below). The ethics CE requirement must be completed in an approved classroom course. Illinois has category restrictions. See CE Subject Requirements below

Special Training/Education Requirements

Flood Insurance

To comply with the minimum training requirements established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), producers who sell flood insurance issued through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) must complete a one-time 3 hour flood training course. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE’s National Flood Insurance: What You Must Know by IRMI course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Nonresident CE Requirements

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training

Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Illinois, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.  (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's 4-Hour Annuity Training Course, which fulfills this requirement).

Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI)

Nonresident producers who are licensed to sell LTC insurance in Illinois and who have satisfied the long-term care partnership training program in their home state, or another state with an LTC partnership requirement, have satisfied Illinois’ LTC requirement.

Viatical and Life Settlements

All life agents who also hold a Viatical Settlement Broker license and sell viatical life settlement policies must complete a one-time 4 hour CE course in viatical settlements. *Nonresidents who have completed a course of at least 4 hours in their resident state will be deemed compliant with this requirement. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Viatical and Life Settlements: The LIfe Insurance Secondary Market, which fulfills this requirement.)

License Term

  • The license term is every 2 years on the last day of the birth month.  
  • CE must be completed at least 30 days prior to license expiration to avoid penalty.

CE Subject Requirements

Category restrictions:
3 hours of ethics study must be completed in a classroom. Crop producers can fulfill their CE requirement with course approved for property and casualty.

Course presentation:
Online and paper self-study and classroom.

Study requirements:
Students should read the course prior to taking the final exam.

Final Exam Requirements

Exam proctor requirements:
Illinois does not require a proctor during a course exam.

Exam rules:
Self-study courses are open book. During the examination, producers may refer to course materials or notes.  A score of 70% is required to pass and students have unlimited retakes.

CE Carryover Allowance

Up to 12 hours of excess CE may be carried over to the subsequent license term.

Course Repetition Rules

Courses cannot be repeated more than once in a 2 year license term. 

Certificate of Completion

WebCE provides online printable certificates of completion in Illinois. Certificates of completion will be available to print online immediately after a final exam is passed. Producers must keep the original certificate of completion in his or her files for 5 years.

CE Completion Reporting

Next-Day ReportingWebCE reports course completions electronically to State Based Systems (SBS) every business day.

License Renewal Process

Electronic Renewals will be available up to 90-days prior to a licensee’s expiration date. If the current date exceeds the expiration date, you will be required to pay a penalty fee.

To renew online CLICK HERE

CE Exemptions

The following individuals are exempt from CE requirements:

  • Those holding a temporary license
  • Those holding any of the following limited licenses: baggage, limited travel health, or trip cancellation sold in connection with transportation by a common carrier; industrial life; industrial health; and insurance issued by a local mutual district, county, or township insurance company
  • Nonresident producers who meet their resident states' CE requirements

Helpful Links

License Number Lookup

View your CE transcript

Renew your license online

Go to the Illinois DOI Web site

Third Party Contact Information

State-Based Systems (SBS)
Phone: 816-783-8990
Email: sbshelp@naic.org

State Contact Information

 Illinois Department of Insurance
 Phone: (217) 782-6366
 Fax: 217-782-5020
 Email: doi.licensing@illinois.gov

 Mailing Address:
 Illinois Department of Insurance
 Producer Licensing Unit
 320 West Washington St.
 Springfield, IL 62767

WebCE provides information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to continuing education (CE) as insurance producers, agents, adjusters and/or brokers. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither WebCE nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.