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

West Virginia Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

Insurance Continuing Education Provider Number: 12712

Required West Virginia Insurance Continuing Education Hours


24-hours of insurance CE, including 3-hours of ethics are required every 2-year license term.
Producers who sell only pre-need burial insurance contracts or who engage solely in telemarketing insurance products using a scripted presentation that has been filed with and approved by the Insurance Commissioner must complete 6 CE hours, including 3 hours of ethics.

West Virginia Insurance Renewal

License Term

  • The license expiration date is the last day of the producer's birth month every two years. To view the birth month conversion chart click here.
  • *Effective Immediately: The CE compliance period is every two years ending on the license expiration date. To view the notice regarding the continuing education biennium change click here

License Renewal Process

Renewal notices for individual resident producers and adjusters are mailed 60 days prior to the expiration date of the license to the address on record with the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner’s office. Renewals may be online at or by paper. If a license is renewed online through NIPR, do not send a paper renewal.
Online license print is available from the web site at License cards are no longer printed and mailed from WVOIC.
Nonresident adjusters who qualified for a license by taking the WV adjuster exam cannot renew online; they must submit the paper renewal form and check.

West Virginia Insurance Product Training Requirements

Annuity Training

State required training for insurance producers that sell annuity products.

One-Time 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 completion of the initial training.

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

West Virginia Insurance Continuing Education Course Requirements

Course Presentation

Online and correspondence self study.

Study Requirements

Self-Study Requirements: Student should read the course material prior to taking the final exam.

Category Restrictions

Of the 24-hour CE requirement, 3 hours must be in ethics. All other hours may be completed by taking courses approved in any line of authority.

West Virginia Insurance Continuing Education Exam Requirements

Exam Rules

The final exam is closed book, and no outside information may be used to complete the exam. If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

Monitor Requirements

Exam Proctor Requirements: Closed-book exams must be monitored by a disinterested 3rd party (i.e., someone with no business or family relationship to the student).

Passing Score

Self-Study Final Exam: 70%

Reporting and West Virginia Insurance Continuing Education Certificates of Completion

Certificates of Completion

WebCE provides online, printable certificates of completion in West Virginia. Certificates will be available to print online immediately after a final exam is passed. Producers must keep a copy of each certificate of completion for 4 years.


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

Repetition and Carryover

Carryover Rules

Up to 6 hours may be carried over to the next reporting period for those who must complete more than 6 hours of CE during a reporting period. Excess ethics credits will be carried over as general credit. Producers are required to complete at least 3 hours of ethics for every compliance term.

Repetition Rules

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

Non-Resident West Virginia Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

Annuity State-Specific Insurance Product Training

Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in West Virginia producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours. *Non-residents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to West Virginia's law will be deemed compliant for West Virginia's requirement.

Long-Term Care State-Specific Insurance Product Training

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

Exemptions from West Virginia Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

Insurance CE Exemptions

The following individuals are exempt from CE requirements:
  • Individuals licensed only for limited lines credit.
  • A newly licensed individual who received a license on or after July 1 of the second year of a biennium (exempt for the first reporting period).
  • Individuals holding limited lines licenses for which an exam is not required.
  • Individuals holding any limited or restricted license that the commissioner may declare exempt.
  • Adjusters.
  • Non-residents.

West Virginia Insurance Contact Info

West Virginia Offices 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 8/15/2017