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View the Consequences of Failure to Comply page for information.
Producers that received a reduction in hours will have to complete 15 hours of CE biennially by the last day of their birth month/year; three of the 15 hours must be in Ethics. Producers with reduced compliance and hold multi-lines must complete six hours in Property and Casualty; six hours in Life, Accident, and Health; and three hours of Ethics. Producers that add additional lines of authority or allow their licenses to become inactive will lose their reduction in hours.
You may access a list of approved courses on SBS.
Effective July 1, 2019, the Department is now the CE administrator. You may direct your questions directly to the Department or to SBS.
Effective July 1, 2019, resident producers are no longer required to pay a CE reporting fee. Resident producers are still required to complete the 24 hour requirement and pay the renewal fee to remain compliant.
View the Consequences of Failure to Comply page for non-compliance information.
The course provider must give you a certificate of course completion. This information will also be submitted electronically to SBS by the provider.
You will not be required to provide your social security number, but you must provide your South Carolina license number.
Producers can verify their credits and compliance status on SBS.
A total of 24 hours is required by the end of your compliance period. Of those 24 credit hours, at least three hours must be from courses categorized as Ethics.
Extensions will not be granted.
There are no CE requirements for non-resident producers.