Alaska State Requirements
Continuing Education Hours
- 24 hours every two year renewal period.
Course Subject Requirement
- 3 hours must be in ethics.
- No more than 8 hours may be in business organization, management of environment.
Annuity Training Requirement
All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours by April 16, 2012. All producers licensed on or after October 16, 2011 must complete this training prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products.
All producers licensed prior to July 1, 2011 must complete an initial 8-hour training course by July 1, 2012 to continue to sell, solicit, or negotiate long-term care products. All producers licensed on or after July 1, 2011 must complete this training prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products.
After completing the initial 8-hour LTC training requirement, producers must complete a 4 hour follow-up training course every 24-months following the initial training.
All producers also sell federal flood insurance policies must complete a one-time 3-hour course approved for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) training.
Continuing Education Compliance Date
All continuing education credits must be achieved by the date of the license renewal.
Individuals whose year of birth is in an odd-numbered year will renew biennially on their birth date in odd-numbered years and individuals whose year of birth is in an even-numbered year will renew biennially on their birth date in even-numbered years. Your expiration date will appear on your license.
Type of Courses Accepted for CE Credit
Licensees may complete the 24-hour CE requirement by taking courses in the subject areas of : insurance technical or product information; risk management; insurance law and regulation; mathematics, statistics, and probability; economics; business law; finance; taxation directly related to insurance products; business insurance ethics; licensee professional liability; or business organization, management, and environment, including motivation, psychology, and sales training. No more than 8 CE hours may be completed in the subject areas of business organization, management, and environment, including motivation, psychology, and sales training.
Independent self-study courses, classroom, online, or video/electronic courses.
A maximum of 8 credit hours may be carried over to the next reporting period.
Credit will not be given for courses that are repeated.
Self-study final exams are not required to be monitored.
- Nonresident Producers are not required to complete continuing education courses.
- Any person licensed less than two years at the time of the first license renewal.
- Any person who was licensed with this division prior to January 1, 1980.
- Any person holding a temporary license or a limited lines, retired, or travel license.
- Individuals who hold a limited lines travel insurance license.
Method to Certify Completion
You will be able to print your certificate of completion online once you have completed your exam. The course provider keeps reports of credits earned in its files for four years. The producer transfers information from the certificates of completion to Alaska's summary report form and returns the form with the rest of the license renewal materials. The producer keeps the original certificates of completion and detailed records of all CE hours claimed in his or her files for two years after the CE compliance date for which the CE credits were filed.
Licensees are required to report course completions when renewing licenses. Licensees are required to complete the Continuing Education Report Form and have it notarized prior to the license expiration date. This report form should be kept by the licensee and only given to the Alaska DOI in the even of an audit.
For Additional Information Please Contact
Alaska Department of Community & Economic Development
Division of Insurance
PO Box 110805
Juneau, AK 99811-0805
Phone: (907) 465-2515
Fax: (907) 465-3422
State Website: http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/ins/