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Continuing Education Requirements

This information is intended to provide answers to commonly asked questions by insurance agents. It is not intended to replace detailed information found in your state’s statutes and regulations. Though we have made reasonable efforts to ensure that the information given is reliable and current, we cannot guarantee that it is. For more information please contact your state insurance department. See contact information below.

Hours Required

Licensee must complete 24 hours of CE during their compliance period. These must include at least 3 hours of Connecticut Insurance Law and Regulations or Ethics (LRE).

Compliance Date

Effective December 20, 2017 Connecticut moved to birth month renewals instead of birth date. Your CE requirement must be completed by the last day of your birth month.

License Renewal must be completed online.  More information can be found here:   Producer Renewal Information

Renewal Fee: $160
Late Renewal Fee: $320

The Online Renewal Notification is mailed to your resident address at least 60 days prior to your license expiration/birth date. You must renew online at www.nipr.com . You are eligible to renew 90 days prior to your expiration date. Continuing Education (CE) requirements must also be completed by the end of the birth month. There is no grace period.

Approved Course Delivery Methods

• Independent self-study online or written courses (passing grade of 70% required on final exam)
• Classroom
• Seminar
• Interactive Online

Exam Requirements

Self-study final exams are required to be monitored by a disinterested 3rd party (i.e. someone with no business or family relationship to the student).

Course Subject Requirements

-At least 3 hours must be in Connecticut Insurance Laws and Regulations and/or Ethics. The remaining credit hours can be any type of credits.
-Producers who sell, solicit or negotiate Long Term Care insurance must be licensed for Accident and Health or Sickness or Life, and must complete a one-time 8-hour training course. In addition to the one-time training course, producers who sell LTC insurance must complete no less than 4 hours of ongoing LTC training every 24 months.
-Effective February 18, 2012 any producer with a life insurance license who desires to sell annuity products shall complete a one-time four credit training Annuity course.

Carryover Credits

Excess CE credits up to 24 hours completed during the current renewal period may be carried forward to the next renewal period.

Course Repetition

Courses may not be taken more than once in each reporting period.


• Producers licensed for only travel or credit
• Non-resident agents are not required to complete continuing education in Connecticut. License compliance data is sent to the state of Connecticut directly, therefore, nonresidents no longer need to supply evidence of completion of continuing education in their home state.

Credit Reporting

Cape will submit your credit hours to SBS and provide a course completion certificate to each student who successfully completes a course within 15 calendar days of the completion of the course. DO NOT SEND course completion certificates to SBS, they are provided for your personal records only.


Pre-Licensing Requirements
Effective October 1, 2021: 
40 hours for Life/Accident & Health License

40 hours for Property/Casualty License
20 hours for each Life, Accident & Health, Property, Casualty, or Personal Lines License

For more information:  Connecticut Insurance Department

 Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding renewal or credits, please contact:

Connecticut Insurance Department
Licensing Division
P.O. Box 816
Hartford, CT 06142-0816
(860) 297-3845

Website: https://portal.ct.gov/CID/Licensing/Licensing-General-Information 

Email address: cid.licensing@ct.gov

Contact Cape:

Cape School, Inc.
P.O. Box 169
Buckingham, VA 23921

Phone: 888-729-1075
Fax: 888-303-1828
Or email us at below

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• Weekday, Weekend, and Evening Webinars Available
• Counts as Classroom Credit
• Live Classes on your Computer
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• Variety of Topics

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