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Washington insurance CE course pricing:
You may select 24 hours of courses for $39.95 plus $0.75 for each additional hour. An additional $10.00 per course will be added to your total if you select paper course material.

Single WA Insurance continuing education courses start at just $4.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following WA license types:

Washington Insurance CE

Washington Insurance CE Requirements 

Required Continuing Education Hours

Life and Health Producers

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

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity

State required training for producers that sell annuity products.

Initial Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling annuity products.

Additional Information


Long-Term Care (LTC)

State required training for producers that sell long-term care products.

Initial Training
Hours: 8
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling LTC products.


Ongoing Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: Ongoing training must be complete every license period, following the initial training requirement.

Additional Information

Property and Casualty Producers

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

Special Training/Education Requirements

Flood

State required training for producers that sell flood insurance products.

One-Time Training
Hours: 3
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling flood insurance products.

Additional Information

License Term

The license term is every 2 years, based on the producer’s date of birth.  

Nonresident CE Requirements

Nonresident producers selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC products are required to complete the same special training/education requirements as resident producers selling these products.

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity

State required training for producers that sell annuity products.

Initial Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling annuity products.


Long-Term Care (LTC)

State required training for producers that sell long-term care products.

Initial Training
Hours: 8
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling LTC products.


Ongoing Training
Hours: 4
Frequency: Ongoing training must be complete every license period, following the initial training requirement.

Nonresident producers selling flood insurance are required to complete the same special training/education requirements as resident producers selling these products.

Special Training/Education Requirements

Flood

State required training for producers that sell flood insurance products.

One-Time Training
Hours: 3
Frequency: One-time training must be complete prior to selling flood insurance products.

CE Subject Requirements

Category restrictions: 
Producers must complete 3 hours in approved ethics courses. All other hours may be completed by taking courses approved in any line of authority.

Course presentation:
Producers may complete the Washington CE requirements through self-study.  The self-study course and exam can be either paper or online.

Study requirements:
Students must read the course material and answer each end-of-chapter quizzes with a score of at least 70 percent prior to taking the open book final exam.  

Final Exam Requirements

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

Exam rules:
Self-study final exams are open book. Producers may refer to the course material as often as needed. 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.

Paper Exam rules:
Paper exams mailed to the students will be enclosed in a sealed envelope along with an attestation form.  The form must be signed and returned with the exam.  

CE Carryover Allowance

No excess CE credit hours may be carried over to the next 2-year license term.

Course Repetition Rules

A course number may not be taken for credit more than once within a two year license term. 

Certificate of Completion

WebCE provides online, printable certificates of completion in Washington. Certificates of completion will be available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. Producers must keep a copy of each certificate of completion in their files for 3 years.

CE Completion Reporting

Next-day Reporting - WebCE reports course completions directly to the Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner every business day.  

License Renewal Process

Producers can renew their license online here.

CE Exemptions

  • Resident adjusters and producers holding only limited credit insurance, travel insurance, or surety licenses are exempt from CE requirements.
  • Nonresidents are exempt from CE requirements. Those licensees transacting long-term care, annuities, or flood may be required to complete specific courses (please see Nonresident CE Requirements above).

Helpful Links

License Number Look Up

Renew your license online

Go to the Washington OIC Web site

State Contact Information

Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner
Phone: 360-725-7144
Fax: 360-586-2019
Email: licinfo@oic.wa.gov

Mailing Address: PO Box 40257
                               Olympia, WA 98504-0257

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.