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

Virginia insurance CE course pricing:
You may select 24 hours of courses for $44.95 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 VA Insurance continuing education courses start at just $4.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following VA license types:

Virginia Insurance CE

Virginia Insurance CE Requirements 

Required Continuing Education Hours


Life and Health Producers

One license: 16 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics (which may include Virginia laws and regulations), are required every 2-year license term. For two or more licenses, see “Multiple Licenses” section below. Life, Annuities, and Health is considered a single license for CE purposes.  Producers planning to sell the following products have special training or education requirements as described below:

Special Training/Education Requirements

Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance

  • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Virginia, producers must complete an initial 8-hour LTC course. The initial training must consist of 6 hours of general LTC topics and 2 hours of LTC Partnership topics. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Virginia Long-Term Care Programs, Policies, and Partnerships 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 LTC training every 24-month period. The ongoing training must consist of 2 hours of general LTC topics and 2 hours of LTC Partnership topics. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Long-Term Care 4-Hour Training or 4-Hour Long-Term Care Review courses, both of which fulfill this requirement.)

Note: Failure to complete the Ongoing 4-hour training course within 24 months of completion of the Initial 8-hour training course, will forfeit recognition of the Initial 8-hour training course by the Virginia Department of Insurance, and will result in the Initial 8-hour training course having to be repeated.


    Property and Casualty Producers

    One license: 16 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics (which may include Virginia laws and regulations), are required every 2-year license term. For two or more licenses, see “Multiple Licenses” section below. Property and Casualty is considered a single license for CE purposes.  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.)


    Multiple Licenses

    Two or more licenses: 24 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics (which may include Virginia laws and regulations), are required every 2-year license term.  Virginia has course 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

    Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance

    • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Virginia, producers must complete an initial 8-hour LTC course. The initial training must consist of 6 hours of general LTC topics and 2 hours of LTC Partnership topics. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Virginia Long-Term Care Programs, Policies, and Partnerships 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 LTC training every 24-month period. The ongoing training must consist of 2 hours of general LTC topics and 2 hours of LTC Partnership topics. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Long-Term Care 4-Hour Training or 4-Hour Long-Term Care Review courses, both of which fulfill this requirement.)

    Note: Failure to complete the Ongoing 4-hour training course within 24 months of completion of the Initial 8-hour training course, will forfeit recognition of the Initial 8-hour training course by the Virginia Department of Insurance, and will result in the Initial 8-hour training course having to be repeated.

    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.)

    Public Adjuster

    24 CE hours, including 3 hours in ethics (which may include Virginia laws and regulations), are required every 2-year license term.  Virginia has course category restrictions.  See CE subject requirements below.

    Nonresident CE Requirements

    Nonresident producers selling LTC have special training or education requirements as described below:

    Special Training/Education Requirements

    Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance

    • Initial 8-hour LTC training requirement: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance products in Virginia, nonresident producers must complete an initial 8-hour, NAIC LTC course approved in any state and 2 hours of Virginia LTC Partnerships. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Virginia Long-Term Care Programs, Policies, and Partnerships course, which fulfills this requirement.)
    • State Specific Long Term Care Training: If a nonresident producer has already taken the initial 8-hour, NAIC LTC course in a state other than Virginia, they must complete 2 hours of Virginia LTC Partnerships. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Long-Term Care Partnership Insurance for Virginia 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 LTC training every 24-month period. (Go to the course catalog to order WebCE's Long-Term Care 4-Hour Training or 4-Hour Long-Term Care Review courses, both of which fulfill this requirement.)

    Nonresident licensees can renew their licenses online here.

    License Term

    • Producers: *New for 2013-2014 Biennium: The license term is 2 years ending November 30 in even-numbered years.
    • Public adjusters: The license term is every 2-years based on the license issue date.

    CE Subject Requirements

    Category restrictions:
    Students must take courses in the line for which they hold a license.  For dual licensed agents-A minimum of
    8 CE hours must be completed in each license type held and a minimum of 3 CE hours must be in a course approved for ethics.

    • No more than 75 percent of CE hours may come from company-sponsored courses. None of WebCE’s courses are company-sponsored.
    • Excess earned Ethics credits may be applied to cover other CE requirements in the current biennium.
    • Insurance Law and Regulations (ILR) credits will count toward Ethics credits.
    • CE credits awarded for Other General Insurance (OGI) topics will be used to meet any license-specific requirement but not the Ethics requirement.
    • Flood courses will count toward the P&C license specific requirement.

    Public Adjusters:
    A minimum of 3 hours in ethics and the remaining 21 hours may be any combination of Property and Casualty courses, Mitigation courses, Flood courses, and Public Adjuster courses.

    • Public Adjusters cannot take courses approved under the Other General Insurance (OGI) or Insurance Law and Regulations (ILR) course categories.

    Course presentation:
    Producers and Adjusters can take courses through Self-Study and Online Programs.

    Study requirements:
    For Self-Study courses, students must read the course material prior to taking a closed-book, proctored final exam. For Online Programs, no final exam is required, but students must take and pass a series of interactive inquiries or quizzes throughout the course with a minimum score of 70 percent for each interactive quiz.

    Final Exam Requirements

    Exam proctor requirements:
    Self-study, closed-book exams must be monitored by the librarian at a public library, a lawyer, a corporate training department, a supervisor, an instructor, an approved test administration service, Human Resources or Education Department personnel, an office manager, a person with a professional insurance designation such as, but not limited to a CPCU designation, a person in any supervisory position to the agent, personnel at a local school (i.e., guidance counselor, professor, or teacher), clergy, or a local course provider. 

    A proctor cannot be a relative, friend, or an acquaintance.   The proctor must be a disinterested party over the age of 18 years and unrelated to the student.

    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

    Excess credit hours may be carried over to the next compliance period, but hours must be reported, and continuance fee must be paid, in compliance period in which course was taken.

    Excess earned Ethics credits may be applied to cover other CE requirements in the current compliance period, and any remaining credits will be carried over to the next compliance period and applied to either the Ethics requirement or other CE requirements.

    Course Repetition Rules

    Courses may only be taken for credit once in a 2-year compliance period.

    CE Completion Reporting

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

    The licensed producer must pay the $15.00 processing fee before credits will be applied to the CE requirement.  *New for 2013-2014 Biennium: This fee is due by November 30.

    To pay your $15.00 processing fee:

    • Go to www.sircon.com.
    • On the left menu, click the “Virginia Continuance” link.
    • Follow the prompts on the Sircon Web site to pay by credit card.
    • If you have any questions, please contact Sircon at 800-420-5644.

    Certificate of Completion

    Certificates of completion are available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. Licensees are required to maintain the certificate of completion in his or her files.

    License Renewal Process

    Resident and nonresident licensees can renew their licenses here.

    CE Exemptions

    The following are exempt from CE requirements:

    • A resident or nonresident producer who is at least 65 and can demonstrate that he or she has held any combination of resident or nonresident Virginia licenses of equivalent type continuously for at least 20 years
    • A resident producer who is at least 65 and will have held a Virginia resident license continuously for no fewer than 4 years by the end of the compliance period and can furnish proof of having held equivalent license authority continuously in other states for an additional 16 years, for a total of 20 years of continuous licensing
    • A producer who is at least 65 by the end of the compliance period and has held a resident Virginia license continuously for the past 4 years as well as holding the same license authority for twenty of the past thirty years in Virginia without interruption by license revocation or commission termination
    • Individuals who hold a limited line license, such as credit life/health, travel accident, and travel baggage insurance producers
    • Nonresident producers in good standing with their home state CE requirements. Nonresidents are still required to pay the processing fee. (See “CE Completion Reporting” section above for processing fee instructions.)
    • Nonresident public adjusters who are licensed as a public adjuster in their home state and are in good standing.  If the license is terminated, suspended, or revoked in their home state the VA nonresident license will terminate and must be immediately surrendered.  Nonresidents are still required to pay processing fee. (See “CE Completion Reporting” section above for processing fee instructions.)
    • Individuals may request a waiver with good cause; submit to Pearson Vue
    • Individuals who are licensed in the even-numbered year of the biennium are exempt from continuing education for the current biennium only. However, if you do take any CE courses in the current biennium, you must pay the $15 Continuance fee within the deadlines specified in the Compliance Schedule to have the courses applied to carry over for the subsequent biennium.


    Helpful Links

    License number look up

    View your CE transcript

    Renew your resident and nonresident licenses online

    Go to the Virginia Bureau of Insurance Web site

    Sircon Contact Information

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

    CE Program Administrator

    Pearson Vue
    Phone:
    877-234-6093
    Email:
    InsuranceCE@pearson.com
    Web site:
    www.asisvcs.com/indhome.asp?CPCat=CE53INS

    State Contact Information

    Virginia Bureau of Insurance
    Phone: 804-371-9631
    Fax: 804-371-9349
    Web site:
    www.scc.virginia.gov/division/boi/

    Mailing Address:
    Virginia Bureau of Insurance
    Agent Licensing Section
    P.O. Box 1157
    Richmond, VA 23218

    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.