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WebCE provides state-approved Maryland Insurance Continuing Education with a money back guarantee! Satisfy ALL your CE requirements at one low price with our online or paper courses!

Maryland insurance CE course pricing:
You may select 24 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 MD Insurance continuing education courses start at just $4.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following MD license types:

Maryland Insurance CE

Maryland Insurance CE Requirements

Required Continuing Education Hours

Life and Health Producer

24 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics, are required every 2-year license term (see license term below). Maryland has course category restrictions. See CE Subject Requirements below.  Producers planning to sell the following product(s) have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training Requirements

  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Maryland, 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 (LTC)

All Maryland producers who sell, solicit, or negotiate LTC policies must complete 2 hours of state-approved Maryland LTC training before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC policies. (Go to the course catalog to order one of WebCE’s multiple courses, which fulfills this requirement.)

Long-Term Care Partnership (LTCP) 

  • Initial 8-hour LTCP training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTCP insurance products in Maryland, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE’s Long-Term Care: Programs, Policies, and Partnerships course, which fulfills this requirement.)  Producers may take any 8-hr NAIC approved LTC course for use in any licensed state.
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTCP training requirement: After completing the 8-hour initial training requirement, LTCP producers who still sell, solicit, or negotiate LTCP policies, must complete 4 hours of state-approved Maryland LTC training every 2 years thereafter. (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.)  Producers may take any 4-hr NAIC approved LTC course for use in any licensed state.

Property and Casualty Producers

24 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics, are required every 2-year license term (see license term below). Maryland has course category restrictions. See CE Subject Requirements below.  Producers planning to sell the following product(s) have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Flood Insurance

All Maryland producers authorized to sell flood insurance policies must complete 2 hours of flood approved courses every 2 years. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE’s Advanced Flood Insurance: Elevation Certificates and Grandfathering, and Advanced Flood Insurance: Underwriting and Rating Condominiums and Commercial Buildings, Flood Insurance Fundamentals: NFIP Training for Insurance Producers course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Roster Fees

A roster fee of $0.60 per credit hour ordered is required to process course completion hours in Maryland and will be added to the order total upon checkout.

Nonresident CE Requirements

Nonresident producers selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC products are required to complete the same special training/education requirements for Long-Term Care Partnership (LTCP) as resident producers selling these products:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training Requirements

  • Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Maryland, 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 similary to Maryland's law will be deemed compliant for Marylaynd's requirement.  (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's 4-Hour Annuity Training Course which fulfills this requirement.)

Long-Term Care Partnership (LTCP)

  • Initial 8-hour LTCP training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTCP insurance products in Maryland, producers must complete an initial 8-hour, state-approved LTC training course. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE’s Long-Term Care: Programs, Policies, and Partnerships course, which fulfills this requirement.)  Nonresident producers may take any 8-hr NAIC approved LTC course for use in any licensed state.
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTCP training requirement: After completing the 8-hour initial training requirement, LTCP producers who still sell, solicit, or negotiate LTCP policies, must complete 4 hours of state-approved Maryland LTC training every 2 years thereafter. (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.)  Nonresident producers may take any 4-hr NAIC approved LTC course for use in any licensed state.

Nonresident producers are not required to complete the Maryland CE requirements as long as the producer has met the continuing education requirements for his or her home state. If the home state does not have a CE requirement, the producer must complete the CE requirements for Maryland. Nonresident producers may complete all of the Maryland CE requirements through self-study.

License Term

Continuing education must be completed prior to the licensees expiration date. For example:

  • If your license expires on May 20, courses must be completed on or before May 19.

The license term is every 2 years ending on the last day of the producer's birth month.  For example:

  • If your current license expires 5/1/2011, and your date of birth is 10/25/1975, then your license will be renewed with an expiration date of 10/31/2013.
  • If your current license expires 1/2/2013, and your date of birth is 12/6/1966, then your license will be renewed with an expiration date of 12/31/2015.
  • No license will be renewed for a period less then 2 years.

CE Subject Requirements

Category restrictions:
Producers must complete 3 hours in approved ethics courses. All other hours may be completed by taking courses approved only for the line of authority in which you hold a license.  For combined Life/Health and Property/Casualty producers, the student must complete at least 6 hours (25 %) of the 24-hour requirement in each line. The remaining 12 hours may be fulfilled in either line.

  • Courses approved for Flood will only meet the Flood requirement and will not satisfy the minimum 6 hours required to be completed for the Property/Casualty line.
  • Excess Ethics credits may not be applied to cover the minimum 6 hours needed in each license specific requirement for combined Life/Health and Property/Casualty producers.

Course presentation:
Producers may complete the Maryland CE requirements through self-study. The self-study course and exam can be either paper or online. Effective October 1, 2013, all Producers who renew on or after October 1, 2013 may complete their entire 24 hour CE requirement via self-study.  

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

Final Exam Requirements

Exam proctor requirements:
Self-study final exams do NOT require a monitor.

Exam rules:
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 grade 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.

CE Carryover Allowance

Excess CE hours may not be carried forward to the next 2-year license term.

Course Repetition Rules

A course may not be taken for credit more than once within a 2-year license term. If a course is repeated in two consecutive 2-year license terms, there must be at least 6 months between the course completions to receive credit.

Certificate of Completion

WebCE provides online, printable certificates of completion in Maryland. Certificates of completion will be available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. The producer must keep each certificate of completion in his or her files for 4 years.

CE Completion Reporting

Next-day Reporting- WebCE reports course completions every business day to Prometric.

License Renewal Process

Producers can renew their license online here.

CE Exemptions

The following individuals are exempt from CE requirements:

  • If prior to October 1, 2008 a resident licensee has been consecutively licensed for 25 or more years their continuing education requirement is 8 hours (of these 8 hours, 3 hours are still required to be in ethics).
  • Individuals authorized to sell only HMO coverage, travel insurance, and credit insurance
  • Maryland attorneys who hold a producer license to sell title insurance and are in good standing with the Maryland Court of Appeals
  • Nonresident producers who have met the continuing education requirements of their home state.

Helpful Links

Check your license status

View your CE transcript

Renew your license online

Go to the Maryland Insurance Administration web site

Prometric

Phone: 800-324-4592
Fax: 800-735-7977
Email: pro.ce-services@prometric.com
Web site: www.prometric.com

State Contact Information

Maryland Insurance Administration

Phone: 888-204-6198
Fax: 410-468-2399
Web site: www.mdinsurance.state.md.us

Mailing Address: 200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
                         Baltimore, MD 21202

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.