Continuing Education Compliance Requirements

**NOTICE**  The Department will no longer be mailing hard copy renewal notices to licensees. 

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Rules


  • Resident producers subject to a continuing education (CE) requirement may comply by earning 24 credit hours in each two-year period ending with the producer's month and year of birth. Producers born in an even numbered year must comply by the end of the birth month in even numbered years. Producers born in an odd numbered year must comply by the end of the birth month in odd numbered years.
  • Resident producers who are dually licensed must complete a minimum of 8 hours in each line of authority in addition to the required 3 hours of Ethics to be compliant.
  • Non-resident agents may comply by meeting the requirements of their home state.
  • All South Carolina licensed resident insurance producers should first check the approved continuing education course list before taking a CE course. Courses taken from an unapproved sponsor or instructor will be declined.
  • If you successfully complete an approved course, you may not repeat the course and receive certification within two years of its original completion date.