A roster fee of $1.00 per CE hour is required to process course completion hours in Tennessee and will be added to the order upon checkout.
Nonresident producers who have completed a Long-term care training requirement for another state will satisfy the training requirements for Tennessee
The license term is the last day of the licensee’s birth month every 2 years. Licensees who were born in an even-numbered year will be required to complete their CE in even-numbered years. Licensees who were born in an odd-numbered year will be required to complete their CE in odd-numbered years.
CE Subject Requirements
Of the 24-hour CE requirement, 3 hours must be in ethics. Any Tennessee-approved insurance CE course counts toward the 24-hour requirement. Courses can be completed in any license type for credit.
Online and paper self-study
Students should read the course material prior to taking the final exam.
Final Exam Requirements
Exam proctor requirements:
Non Monitored Exam - Open Book Exams. You may refer to the Course Material as often as you need to complete the exam.
Self-study final exams are open book. Students 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. Students have unlimited retakes.
CE Carryover Allowance
Producers may carry over a maximum of 12 excess credit hours to the next license term. However, this carryover allowance does not apply to ethics CE credit requirements. Excess ethics hours will be counted as general credit Any course hours carried over to the next renewal will be counted as duplicate if the same course is taken again.
Course Repetition Rules
A course may not be taken for credit more than once within 2 calendar years from the previous completion date.
Note: Producers in your first CE Compliance Period: Please check your SBS transcript before ordering. If your first CE Compliance Period is for longer than 2 calendar years (For example: 3/30/2011-1/31/2014), you will not receive credit for a course repeated within this Compliance Period, even though the course may have been completed more than 2 calendar years from the previous completion date.
Certificate of Completion
WebCE provides online, printable certificates of completion in Tennessee. Certificates of completion will be available to print online immediately after a final exam is passed. Producers must keep the original certificates of completion in their files for 2 years.
CE Completion Reporting
Next-day Reporting - WebCE reports course completions to State Based Systems (SBS) every business day.
*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.
License Renewal Process
Producers whose licenses are current and who are within their license term may renew their licenses online: CLICK HERE
Your renewal application will be fully posted into the Department’s licensing system within 2 business days. Your license will be sent to you by the state as soon as your renewal application has been fully processed.
The following are exempt from CE requirements:
- Limited Lines producers
- Public adjusters licensed less than 1 full year
- An insurance producer who has been continuously licensed since January 1, 1994.
- Nonresident public adjusters who have met the CE requirements in their home state, which MUST reciprocate with TN, are not required to complete CE requirements for Tennessee.
In addition, producers who have been licensed continuously since Jan. 1, 1994, are still required to complete the initial LTC 8-hour requirement, but they are exempt from the ongoing training 4-hour LTC course.
Check your license status
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Go to the Tennessee DOI Web site
State Based Systems (SBS)
State Contact Information
Tennessee Department of Insurance
Tennessee Department of Insurance
Producer Licensing Section
500 James Robertson Parkway
Davy Crockett Tower
Nashville, TN 37243
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.