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.

License Status

Insurance Continuing Education Hours Required

  • 24 hours are required biennially, including 3 hours in ethics, biennially
  • Public Adjusters are required to complete 24 hours including 3 hours in ethics, biennially

New Requirement to Sell Annuities in Tennessee

State Specific Insurance Continuing Education Courses

  • All Tennessee licensed resident insurance producers who sell federal flood insurance policies shall be required to complete a one time 3 hour requirement on flood insurance.
  • An individual may not sell, solicit or negotiate LTC insurance unless the individual is licensed as an insurance producer for Life and Health insurance and completed an 8 hours one-time training course and a 4 hour follow-up training course every 24 months thereafter in order to continue to sell LTC policies. 

Insurance Continuing Education Renewal or Compliance Date for Licensees

  • Producers will renew their licenses by the last day of their birth month every 2 years.

Insurance Continuing Education Types of Courses Accepted

  • Independent self study courses or classroom study.

Monitor Requirements

  • Exams DO NOT require a monitor

Reporting to Your State

  • $1.00 per credit hour is required to report your credits to the state.
  • 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.
  • 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

Insurance Continuing Education Carryover Hours & Course Repetition

  • A maximum of 12 hours may be carried over to the next renewal period.
  •  Courses may not be repeated within 2 years from the original completion date.

Insurance Continuing Education Exemptions

  • Limited lines producers
  • Public adjusters licensed less than 1 year
  • An insurance producer who has been continuously licensed since January 1st 1994.
  • Nonresident public adjusters who have met the CE requirements in their home state, which must reciprocate with Tennessee are not required to complete CE requirements for TN.

Method to Certify Completion

  • For Most States you will be able to print your certificate of completion online once you have completed your exam.
  • We usually report to the State Department of Insurance or regulatory board by the next business day.
  • It may, however, take your State DOI or regulatory board up to 30 days to report your completion results on their systems.
  • As an added service, we can Rapidly Report all of your completed courses the same business day (per credit order) for only $25.

Nonresidents

  • Initial LTC Requirement: A non-resident producer must complete an 8-hour Tennessee specific LTC training course OR  complete an 8-hour NAIC LTC course from another state to fulfill Tennessee requirements. 
  • On-going LTC Requirement: A 4-hour follow-up LTC course is required every 24 month in sync with their CE compliance period. 

Department of Insurance Contact Information:

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Producer Licensing Section

500 James Robertson Parkway, 4th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
PHONE: (615) 741-2241
FAX: (615) 532-2862

State Website: https://www.tn.gov/commerce/insurance-division.html

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

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.