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

Minnesota insurance CE course pricing:
You may select 24 hours of courses for $39.95 plus $0.75 for each additional hour. An additional $0.00 per course will be added to your total if you select paper course material.

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

Minnesota Insurance CE

Minnesota Insurance CE Requirements 

Required Continuing Education Hours

Life Producers; Accident and Health Producers

24 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics, are required every license term (see "License Term" section below). The full CE requirement may be met through self-study. All producers must satisfy the full CE requirement regardless of the duration of their license term. 

Producers planning to sell the following products have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training

Effective January 1, 2014:  All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours by July1, 2014.  All producers licensed on or after January 1, 2014 must complete this training prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products.  (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Annuity Suitability and Disclosure course, which fulfills this requirement.)  

Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Minnesota, producers must complete an initial 8-hour state-approved LTC training course. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Medical Assistance Eligibility and the Minnesota Long-Term Care Partnership Program course, which fulfills this requirement.)
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTC training requirement: After completing the 8-hour initial training requirement, producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training every 24-month period following the completion of the initial training and every 24 months thereafter. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's MA Eligibility and the LTC Partnership Program course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Property and Casualty Producers; Personal Lines Producers

24 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics, are required every license term (see "License Term" section below). The full CE requirement may be met through self-study. All producers must satisfy the full CE requirement regardless of the duration of their license term. 

Producers planning to sell the following products have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Flood Insurance

Producers who write flood insurance must complete a one-time 3-hour training class on flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Flood Insurance Fundamentals: NFIP Training for Insurance Producers course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Independent and Public Adjusters

24 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics, are required every license term (see "License Term" section below). The full CE requirement may be met through self-study. All adjusters must satisfy the full CE requirement regardless of the duration of their license term. 

Nonresident CE Requirements

Nonresident producers planning to sell Long-Term Care (LTC) have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training

Effective January 1, 2014: All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours by July1, 2014. All producers licensed on or after January 1, 2014 must complete this training prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products.  *Nonresidents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to Minnesota's law will be deemed compliant for Minnesota's annuity training requirement, but this will not satisfy any of Minnesota's continuing education requirements.  (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Annuity Suitability and Disclosure course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Minnesota, nonresident producers must complete an initial 8-hour NAIC LTC training course and a Minnesota-specific course or supplement. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Medical Assistance Eligibility and the Minnesota Long-Term Care Partnership Program course, which fulfills this entire requirement.)
  • Minnesota State Specific LTC requirement:  For non-residents who have completed the initial 8-hour LTC Partnership course in another state, they must take a 2-hour LTC training course, specific to Minnesota.  (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Minnesota Medical Assistance Program course, which fulfills this requirement.)
  • Ongoing 4-hour LTC training requirement: After completing the 8-hour initial training requirement, nonresident producers must complete 4 hours of state-approved LTC training every 24-month period following the completion of the initial training and every 24-months thereafter. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's MA Eligibility and the LTC Partnership Program course, which fulfills this requirement.)

Nonresident licensees can renew their licenses online here.

License Term

The license renewal date is the last day of the licensee's birth month.

CE Subject Requirements

Category restrictions:
There are no course subject restrictions in this state. All CE may be completed through self-study, but no more than 15 hours (50 percent of the total CE requirement) may be company-sponsored. WebCE courses are not company sponsored.

Course presentation:
Classroom or online self-study

Study requirements:
Students must read the course material and answer end-of-chapter review questions prior to taking a closed-book final exam.

Course Delivery

IMPORTANT NOTICE:The Minnesota Department of Commerce requires all online continuing education courses not allow access to the final exam until the student’s time in the course equals the number of approved credit hours for the course. (For more details click here.) The course must be stopped if the student has been inactive for more than 10 minutes and a student may not spend more than 8 hours on continuing education in one day. For example: Any course that is worth 9-16 CE hours will take a minimum of 2 days to complete.  Any course that is worth 17-24 CE hours will take a minimum of 3 days to complete.

Final Exam Requirements

Exam proctor requirements:
Final exams do not have to be monitored.

Exam rules:
Self-study final exams are closed book. Producers may not refer to the course material while the exam is in progress. The final exam must be passed with a score 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

Carryover of excess CE hours is not allowed

Course Repetition Rules

Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in 3 years.

CE Completion Reporting

Instant Reporting - Insurance CE credits are immediately reported to Sircon upon course completion.

*Agents must have their CE credit hours posted prior to their expiration date and prior to applying to renew their insurance license(s). Providers have 30 days to report your CE completions, so please plan accordingly to avoid a lapse in licensure.

Certificate of Completion

WebCE provides online, printable certificates in Minnesota. Certificates of completion are available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. Certificates should not be sent to the Minnesota Department of Commerce unless requested. Producers are required to maintain the original certificate of completion in his or her files for a minimum of 4 years.

License Renewal Process

Resident and nonresident licensees can renew their licenses online here.

CE Exemptions

The following are exempt from Minnesota CE requirements:

  • Individuals who hold a full-lines license but use it to sell only credit life, credit accident and health, and/or credit property (Must request exemption form from the Department of Commerce.)
  • Nonresident producers whose home state has a reciprocal agreement with Minnesota. A nonresident whose home state does not have a reciprocal agreement with Minnesota may apply hours earned in his or her home state or another CE state to Minnesota’s CE requirement.
  • Nonresident adjusters who are licensed and in good standing in their home states

Helpful Links

License Number Lookup

View your CE transcript

Renew your license online

Go to the Minnesota Department of Commerce Web site

Sircon Contact Information

Sircon
Phone:
877-876-4430
Fax: 404-656-0874
Web site:
www.sircon.com

State Contact Information

Minnesota Department of Commerce
Phone:
651-296-6319 or 800-657-3978
Fax: 651-284-4107
Email:
Education.Commerce@state.mn.us

Mailing Address: 
Minnesota Department of Commerce
Office of the Commissioner
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101


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.