Insurance Continuing Education Provider Number: 11093
Success CE, Inc. provides this information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to Georgia Insurance Continuing Education requirements. Our comprehensive guide provides essential insights for individuals fulfilling Georgia 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 Georgia’s continuing education requirements by exploring the essentials of Insurance CE.
Georgia Department of Insurance Contact Information
Georgia Insurance Department
Agents Licensing Section
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.
West Tower, Suite 702
Atlanta, GA 30334
State Website: http://www.oci.ga.gov/home.aspx
GA Insurance Continuing Education Hours Required
- Life/Health, Property/Casualty: 24 hours are required biennially for agents licensed less than 20 years, three of which must be ethics.
- 20 hours are required biennially for agents licensed more than 20 years, three of which must be ethics.
- Limited sub-agents: (credit life and credit accident and sickness, personal PC, private passenger auto, homeowners including all personal property, and personal LH) and credit licensees require five (5) Insurance Continuing Education credit hours annually.
- Individuals holding a CFP, CPCU, CLU, FLMI, CIC, CEBS, CHFC, or AAI designation: Six (6) hours Insurance Continuing Education credit annually and they must attach a proof of designation. (Must include ethics (3) hours of ethics.)
- Newly licensed individuals who were exempt from the pre-license education requirement: Prorated Insurance Continuing Education requirement for the first reporting period.
Georgia State-Specific Insurance CE Certifications
- Annuity – Best Interest: All producers licensed prior to 08/01/2023, who engage in the sale of annuity products in the State of Georgia must complete the one time, 1-hour best interest standard course (Annuity Best Interest 1) by 01/31/2024. All producers licensed after 08/01/2023, must complete the one time, 4-hour course (Annuity Best interest 4) which includes the best interest standards before engaging in the sale of annuity products in Georgia.
- Initial 8-hour Long-Term Care: Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating LTC insurance in Alabama, producers must complete an initial 8-hour LTC training course.
- Ongoing 4-hour Long-Term Care: After completion of the 8-hour initial LTC training requirement, producers must complete 4 hours of approved LTC training every 24-months.
- Flood Certification: All resident insurance producers who sell federal flood insurance policies (NFIP) shall be required to complete a one-time 3-hour requirement on flood insurance.
Final Exam Regulations
- CE can be done by Independent self study courses or classroom.
- All GA CE Final Exams are required to be taken as closed book.
- All GA Final Exams MUST BE monitored by a disinterested third party(waived if no monitor is available).
- 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.
- All agents must complete their Insurance Continuing Education requirements on or before the last day of the Licensee’s birth month.
Reporting to Your State/Regulatory Authority
- State Insurance completions are reported 2 times every business day.If course is completed after 2 PM PT, 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
Georgia Insurance CE Carry-Over Hours & CE Course Repetition
- Excess hours (to a maximum of 50% of the CE requirement for the next renewal period) may be carried over to the next renewal period. Excess ethics credits may be applied to the regular CE credits but can not be carried over as Ethics credits.
- Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in the same CE reporting period.
Method to Certify Completion:
- It is recommended the licensee sign the original certificates.
- 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.
Georgia Non-Resident Producer Requirements
- Initial LTC Requirement: A non-resident producer must complete eight (8) hours of Georgia approved NAIC Partnership that includes GA state Medicaid information OR complete an 8-hour NAIC Long-term care course from another state along with a 2-hour GA Medicaid supplemental training.
- On-going LTC Requirement: A 4-hour follow-up course is required every 24 months to fulfill the biennial renewal requirement.
Georgia Insurance Producer Exemptions
- Newly licensed individuals who completed the Georgia prelicense education requirement are exempt for the first reporting period.
- Individuals who hold a professional designation that requires Insurance Continuing Education (other than the CFP CLU, CPCU, FLMI, CIC, CEBS, CHFC, or AAI designations) may request CE credit from the insurance department for the number of CE hours completed for the designation.
- A reduction of hours may be requested for time spent on insurance-related activities during the previous reporting period, including teaching, legislative, journalistic and research activities.
- Individuals who hold a non active license because they have been licensed as an agent for 10 consecutive years or more and do not perform any insurance functions other than receiving renewal or deferred commissions.
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.