D.C. Provider #1139

Success CE, Inc. provides this information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to District of Columbia Insurance Continuing Education requirements. Our comprehensive guide provides essential insights for individuals fulfilling District of Columbia Insurance CE obligations. To ensure compliance with potential regulatory changes, we recommend contacting your state’s insurance department. While we make diligent efforts to provide accurate and current information; Success CE, Inc. nor it’s employees warrant or represent that this information presented is accurate and current. All details are subject to change without notice. Stay informed and meet District of Columbia continuing education requirements by exploring the essentials of Insurance CE.

District of Columbia Department of Insurance Contact Information:

D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

1050 First St NE #801
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 727-8000
Fax: (202) 671-0650
Email: disb@dc.gov
State Website: https://disb.dc.gov/

For a listing of the State Departments of Insurance websites provided by the NAIC (National Association of Insurance Commissioners), please go to: http://www.naic.org/state_web_map.htm

License Status

District of Columbia Insurance CE Hours Required

  • 24 CE hours (including 3-hours of ethics) required every license renewal compliance period.
    • no more than 3 ethics credits.
  • Multi-licensed producers must take a minimum of 6 hours in each license type held.
  • Maximum of 50% of the requirement can be in company-sponsored courses.
  • Licensees are required to take courses in license type held.

District of Columbia State-Specific Insurance CE Certifications

  • NAIC Annuity Certification: Producers who hold a life insurance line of authority on 6/24/2011, before selling, soliciting, or negotiating Annuity policies in Colorado, producers must complete a one-time only 4-hour NAIC Suitability certification course.
  • Flood Training NFIP: Minimum 3-credit, one-time training must be completed during the first 2-year license term.

CE Final Exam Regulations

  • Independent self-study courses and classroom study.
  • All D.C. CE Final Exams are required to be taken with a closed book.
  • Online & paper exams require a monitored final exam by a disinterested third party.
    • A disinterested third party defined as: a minimum age of 18 years and any person except for family members or individuals who have a financial interest in the success of the student taking the examination. Co-workers can proctor but must not be above or below the student’s line of supervision.
  • To pass the final exam, the score must be 70% or higher.
  • Unlimited retakes can be utilized to reach the passing score.

Reporting to Your State/Regulatory Authority

  • $1.00 per credit hour is required to report/file to your state. 
  • State Insurance completions are reported 2 times every business day. If course is completed after 2 PM PST, it will be reported the following business day.
  • As an added service, we can Rapidly Report your completed courses the same business day for $25 per CE course.
  • CFP reports are sent on Friday at 2 PM PT to the CFP Board electronically.
    • You may also self-report your CFP completions to www.cfp.net

District of Columbia CE Carry-Over Hours & CE Course Repetition

  • No carry-over credit is allowed.
  • Courses cannot be repeated more than once in a 2-year compliance period.

Method to Certify Completion:

  • The certificate of completion will be available to print or download online immediately after you have pass the final exam.
  • The DOI or regulatory authority can take up to 30 days to process your new completion results on their systems.

District of Columbia Non-Resident Producer Requirements:

  • Non-resident producers are not required to complete the District of Columbia CE requirements as long as the producer is in good standing with his or her home state.

District of Columbia Insurance Producer Exemptions

  • Limited lines producers

The Success Family of CE Companies provides this information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to insurance continuing education requirements. Due to regulatory requirements we suggest that you contact your state department of insurance to insure that no regulatory changes have been enacted. Although ongoing efforts have been made to qualify that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither The Success Family of CE Companies nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.