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New Mexico State Requirements
Continuing Education Hours
New Mexico regulations require that all resident agents complete 15 hours of CE including 1 hour of Ethics each year to retain active license status.
Continuing Education Compliance Date
CE is due September 30th Annually.
Types of courses accepted for CE Credit
  • Self-study
  • Classroom study
  • On line courses.
Course Subject Requirements
Courses must be within the license line held. One hour of coursework related to ethics is required.
Carryover Requirements
Carryover of excess CE credit hours is NOT allowed.
Final Exam
Self-study courses must have a completion exam.
Course Repetition
Courses may not be repeated in a three year period.
For Additional Information please Contact:
For Continuing Education:
New Mexico Insurance Division
P.O. Box 1269
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1269
Phone: (507) 827-4646
http://www.nmprc.state.nm.us/insurance/inshm.htm
For License Renewal:
New Mexico Insurance Division
P.O. Box 1269
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1269
Phone: (507) 827-4646
http://www.nmprc.state.nm.us/insurance/inshm.htm



ALABAMA
Pre-licensing Requirements
Q: Is there a pre-license education requirement?
A: Potential agents are required to complete pre-license education.
Q: How many pre-license education credits are required?
A: Life & Health - 40 Hours
   Property & Casualty - 40 Hours
Q: What training methods are allowed?
A: Classroom only
Q: What is the pre-license education completion procedure?
A: Potential agents must present pre-license completion certificates at the examination location in order to be admitted.
Q: What fees are associated with initial licensure?
A: Application Fees: $20
   Licensing Fees: $20
Q: What is the license examination procedure?
A: Licensees will schedule an exam with the department of insurance, and attach both original examination completion certificate           and $40 fee to Form AL-1-Application for Individual Producer License and send to the address shown on the form. Examination           scheduling is available online: Alabama Examination Scheduling.
Q: Who should I contact for examination/scheduling questions?
A: Alabama Department of Insurance
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1700
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 241-4126
Email: [email protected]
Alabama Department of Insurance
Q: Who may I contact regarding licensing questions?
A: Alabama Department of Insurance
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1700
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 241-4126
Email: [email protected]
Alabama Department of Insurance
Continuing Education Requirements
Q: What is the CE requirement for each license type?
A: Life = 12 Hours
   Health = 12 Hours
   Life & Health = 12 Hours
   Property = 12 Hours
   Casualty = 12 Hours
   Property & Casualty = 12 Hours
Q: What training methods are allowed?
A: Classroom / Online - Self Study
Q: What is the license renewal period?
A: Licensees must provide evidence of CE completion on or before the license renewal date, which is based on individual agent date       of birth. Annual notice will be sent to all agents on the 15th of each month prior to the agent renewal date.
Q: Are carryover credits allowed from one renewal period to the next?
A: Carryover of up to 12 hours of CE credit is allowed.
Q: Is course repetition allowed?
A: Course repetition within the same renewal period is not allowed; course repetition is allowed from one renewal period to the next.
Q: Who is exempt from meeting CE requirements?
A: Non-resident agents are exempt from Alabama CE is they meet their home state's requirements. Also, agents who have been            licensed for 15 consecutive years, and are 60 years of age are exempt from the requirement.
Q: What is the CE completion procedure?
A: Agents must submit course completion certificates, and the renewal application to the department of insurance.
Q: What fees are associated with license renewal?
A: There is a $20 annual fee charged for license renewal.
Q: Who may I contact for questions regarding CE?
A: Alabama Department of Insurance
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1700
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 241-4126
Email: [email protected]
Alabama Department of Insurance
Q: Who should I contact for license renewal questions?
A: Alabama Department of Insurance
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1700
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 241-4126
Email: [email protected]
Alabama Department of Insurance

MASSACHUSETTS State Requirements Insurance Continuing Education
Required Hours
60 hours during first 3 years of licensure.
45 hours triennially after initial 3 year period.
A one-time 3 hour Flood course is required of all licensees selling Flood Insurance.

Continuing Education Compliance Date - Same as license renewal date.

License Renewal Date - License renewal date is based on original license issue date and renews triennially.

Types of courses accepted for CE Credit
• Live Classroom
• Independent self-study courses
• Print
• Internet

Course Subject Requirements
At least 1 Credit Hour must be completed in a course approved for lines of insurance for which license is held.

Final Exam
Self-study final exams are required to be monitored by a disinterested third party.
Carryover Requirements
Credit Hours may be carried over to the next renewal period.

Course Repetition
Credit will not be given for courses taken more than once in each triennial reporting period.

Exemptions
• Producers who have met continuing education requirements for PACE and CPD-L have automatically met the continuing education requirement.
• Individuals acting as instructors for continuing education courses receive the same amount of CE credit as his or her students receive for taking the class. Can only receive credit for teaching once per triennium.
• Individuals licensed in MA prior to 4/5/83 are exempt from continuing education unless new lines of authority were added after that date.

For License Renewal:
Massachusetts Insurance Division
One South Station
Fifth Floor
Boston, MA 02210-2208
Contact/Phone: (617) 521-7794 opt 2 or (800) 742-8731
Fax: (617) 521-7556
www.state.ma.us/doi


West Virginia State Requirements
Continuing Education Hours
Producers will be required to complete 24-hours of approved continuing education, 3 hours of which must be approved in Ethics. Producers who sell solely thru telemarketing or sell only pre-need will be required to complete 6-hours of approved continuing education, 3 hours of which must be approved in Ethics.

Continuing Education Compliance Date
CE hours are due by June 30th in even-numbered years.

Types of courses accepted for CE Credit
• Self-study
• Classroom study
• On line courses.

Course Subject Requirements
•3 hours of Ethics are required.

Carryover Requirements
Carryover of excess CE credit hours is NOT allowed.

Final Exam
Self-study courses must have a completion exam.

Course Repetition
Courses may not be repeated in the same renewal period.

For Additional Information please Contact:

For Continuing Education:
West Virginia Insurance Commissioner
P.O. Box 50541
Charleston, WV 25305-0541
http://www.wvinsurance.gov

For License Renewal:
Thomson Prometric
1260 Energy Lane
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: (800) 805-9127
http://www.experioronline.com







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