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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 Continuing Education Requirements

Insurance Continuing Education Provider Number: 29777

Required Washington Insurance Continuing Education Hours


24-hours of insurance CE, including 3-hours of ethics are required every 2-year license term.

Washington Insurance Renewal

License Term

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

Washington Insurance Product Training Requirements

Annuity Training

State required training for insurance 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 Training

State required training for insurance 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 completed every license period, following the initial training requirement.

Additional Information

NFIP Flood Training

State required training for insurance 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

Washington Insurance Continuing Education Course Requirements

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

Self-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.

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.

Washington Insurance Continuing Education Exam Requirements

Exam Rules

Self-Study Final Exam: The final exam is open-book. Students may refer to the course material as often as needed. If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.
Paper Final Exam: 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.

Monitor Requirements

Exam Proctor Requirements: Exams are open-book and do not require a monitor.

Passing Score

Self-Study Final Exam: 70%
Paper Final Exam: 70%

Reporting and Washington Insurance Continuing Education Certificates of Completion

Certificates 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.


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

Repetition and Carryover

Carryover Rules

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

Repetition Rules

Courses cannot be repeated more than once in a 2 year license term.

Non-Resident Washington Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

Annuity State-Specific Insurance Product Training

Non-residents who satisfy the annuity training requirements of another state that are similar to Washington's law will be deemed compliant for Washington's annuity requirement.

Long-Term Care State-Specific Insurance Product Training

Non-resident insurance producers selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC products in Washington, who satisfy the training requirements in any other state shall be deemed to satisfy the training requirements in this state.

Non-resident Insurance CE Requirements

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

Exemptions from Washington Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

Insurance CE Exemptions

The following are exempt from Washington CE requirements:
  • Resident adjusters and producers holding only limited credit insurance, travel insurance, or surety licenses are exempt from CE requirements.
  • Non-residents 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).

Washington Insurance Contact Info

Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner

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.
Last updated on 11/20/2017