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    Insuring EDP Equipment-IA 430-insuring-edp-equipment-monitored_17

    License Type : General
    Insurance Credits : 4
    Course Number : 43570
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    Iowa State Requirements

     Updated: 12/13/2013

    Continuing Education Hours

    • 36 hours, 3 of these credits must be in the subject of ethics.
    • All Iowa licensed resident insurance producers who sell federal flood insurance policies shall be required to complete a one-time 3-hour requirement on flood insurance.
    • All annuity producers must complete a one-time 4 hour annuity training course.
    • All producers selling indexed life products must complete a one-time 4 hour training course.
    • Producers selling long term care insurance must complete an initial 8 hour course on long-term care prior to selling long-term care policies and a 4 hour course biennially thereafter.

    Continuing Education Compliance Date

    The license term is the last day of the licensee's birth month every 3 years. CE and license renewal must be completed prior to the expiration date on the license. You may track your CE credits and verify your expiration date on the state website at: www2.iid.state.ia.us/iidweb/agents/licensing

    Types of Courses Accepted for CE Credit

    Independent self-study courses (50% of credit hours of the total requirement may be met through self-study) and Classroom study.

    Final Exam

    Self-study final exams are required to be monitored by a licensed producer or education provider.

    Carryover Requirements

    No excess CE credit hours may be carried over to the next reporting period.

    Course Repetition

    Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in each CE term.


    • A producer who is licensed for credit (18), crop (4), or surety (5). This producer need not report CE credits but must pay the appropriate fee to renew the license.
    • A producer who is an attorney licensed to sell insurance. The producer/attorney must file a report showing proof of compliance with the continuing legal education requirement for the attorney's home state and pay the CE fee and the renewal fee. If the attorney does not have a CE requirement in their home state, they must comply with the Iowa insurance CE requirements.
    • A nonresident producer who lives in a state where CE is required. These producers must file the renewal notice through the NIPR gateway. For details, visit http://www.licenseregistry.com/
    • A producer who successfully completes an examination for a line of authority which requires continuing education. This exemption is only for the CE term in which the examination was completed, prior to the first license renewal.

    Method to Certify Completion

    Your certificate will be e-mailed to you after you complete the exam. The course provider reports credit earned to the insurance division within one business day of course completion and maintains attendance records for each course for at least 4 years. The producer keeps the original certificates of completion in his or her files for 4 years.

    Roster Fees

    A roster fee of $1.00 per CE hour is required to process course completion hours in Iowa and will be added to the order upon checkout.


    Exempt if they live in a state or district having a CE requirement for insurance producers. Producer must file the producer renewal report and pay the renewal fee. Letter of Certification is no longer required. Insurance division will use the PDB to verify license status.

    Company Appointment Renewal Invoicing Fee Increase

    Effective November 1, 2011, NIPR will be increasing the fees charged for Company Appointment Renewal Invoicing. This unique product supports Regulatory requirements related to a carriers' renewal of producer appointments.

    The NIPR processing fee will equal 1% of total state fees charged with a minimum of $5.00 and a maximum of $1,000.00.





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    Transaction fee is 1% of $2000.00 or $20.00

    For Additional Information please Contact:

    Iowa Insurance Division
    Department of Commerce

    330 Maple Street
    Des Moines, IA 50319-0065

    Phone: (515) 281-7761

    Fax: 515-281-3059

    State Website: http://www.iid.state.ia.us/


    Seminars & Classroom Courses

    These courses are instructor led programs, usually in a live classroom setting, and do not require you to pass an exam to receive CE credit for the course. 

    You must choose one of the locations listed in the options above. Please make note of the address of the seminar you choose. You will also receive an email confirmation of your enrollment, which will include the address of the seminar. You can return here to review the address if you misplace it before the class.

    All of our seminars begin at 8:30 AM and end at 4:30 PM unless otherwise noted on your confirmation notice.  Please arrive at the classroom at least 10 minutes before the starting time on your confirmation notice. All students must be signed-in and seated BEFORE the official class start-time. If you arrive late, please DO NOT interrupt the class in session. You can talk to the instructor at the first break regarding the possibility of obtaining credit for the class or rescheduling for another date. Remember, these classes fill up quickly, and there is usually little or no room for agents who arrive at the last minute without registering in advance.

    Cell phones must be turned off during the entire duration of the seminar. You will have time to return messages and make calls during breaks and at lunch. 

    During the class, you must not have any materials on your desk except the textbook or handout provided by the instructor. By law, students who are reading other materials, talking to other students, sleeping, or otherwise not participating in the learning experience are not allowed to receive CE credit!

    Absolutely no recruiting or marketing for products, services, employment or any other activity is allowed at any time during the seminar - including during breaks and lunch. Students caught doing this may be asked to leave immediately and will NOT receive a refund.


    Due to the fact that we must pre-pay for locations, teachers, materials and shipping there is a 10-day cancellation or refund policy for classroom courses. If you find you need to cancel a classroom course you may either:

    1. Request a refund with our refund request form no later than 10 days from the class date: www.kruise.com/refund.pdf
    2. If you're inside the 10 day window you can move to a later class on our calendar or call and have us hold your payment for another time.
    3. If you request a refund after we've already shipped your materials to the class you will most likley not be able to receive a full refund.

    If you have received a CE voucher from an insurance company or wholesaler, you can redeem it by following these instructions. 

    • Choose your course format - see "course format" tab for more details or click "learn more" above options.
    • Click on the red "buy" button to proceed to checkout.
    • Be sure to enter your Voucher Code when checking out to apply your discount.
    • You will be able to download the study materials immediately by clicking the red "Download Course" on your receipt. It will also be emailed to you and will be available for one year in your customer account.
    • You will also be provided with a link and information to access the exam.

    Your voucher covers an online book, online exam, grading and one CE certificate for insurance. It DOES NOT INCLUDE printed books, printed exams, state fees or CE certificate(s) or reporting for additional designations or types of CE, although they are available as options for additional charge. 

    If you choose printed books or exams, you will be charged the balance due during checkout.

    If your state charges a fee to report your credit, this fee is due from you. When you check-out, you must pay this fee in order to access the course and obtain CE credit.

    After you pass your exam, you will be able to purchase CE certificates for professional designations such as CFP, CPE, etc. you will be charged $10 for each one. Please DO NOT order these additional certificates unless you currently hold that professional designation. There are NO REFUNDS for additional certificates ordered and not needed.

    Optional PACE or CFP Credit

    Many of our Insurance CE courses are also approved for CE credit for agents who hold professional designations such as CLU, ChFC, CFP. The type of CE credit and number of hours approved are listed above in the course description.

    If you hold a professional designation you may request a certificate for courses taken and exams passed for insurance CE credit. If you pass and exam and would like to get additional credit for one of these designations, please use the link to the left: "CFP & PACE Credit".

    If you do not hold a professional designation and do not need any type of CE other than for your insurance license renewal, please do not order a PACE or CFP certificate. It will not benefit you and once ordered, there are no refunds!

    There are no refunds for certificates ordered by mistake!

    Monitor Instructions - Iowa


    Your state requires that your exam(s) MUST be monitored.

    The qualifications of the person who must monitor your exam are explained on the monitor form. The person monitoring your exam must be with you prior to beginning to take the exam. Taking the exam without your monitor present will invalidate your exam results and certificate.

    The monitor must print, sign and complete the affidavit found by clicking Printable Monitor Form to indicate that the exam was taken without any outside help from any source. Please fax the completed monitor form to (619) 421-8171 or email your form immediately after completing the exam. Your exam will not be completed, and no CE credit will be awarded or reported to your state, until the properly completed, signed monitor form has been received (along with any state reporting fees that may be due).

    System Requirements: All major browsers can be used to complete our courses.  This includes Internet Explorer 11.x or higher, Microsoft Edge 20 or higher, Firefox version 51 or higher, Apple Safari version 10.x or higher, and Google Chrome, version 56 or higher.

    Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, and most Smartphones are also supported.

    This course automatically includes a downloadable textbook and/or other course materials which you may print if you desire. When you are finished studying your course, the exam is taken online and it is graded immediately.  In most states you can also print your own certificate of completion, if you pass. There is no additional charge if you complete your course and exam completely online. 

    If you prefer, however, you may purchase a printed book and/or printed exam at additional cost.   

    You have 3 options if purchasing the course outside a subscription:

      1. Online book and online exam - included in price - You receive no printed materials-everything is online.
      2. Printed book and online exam - $5 additional - You receive a printed book but take your exam online.
      3. Printed book and printed exam - $10 additional - You receive a printed book and printed exam which you mail or fax to us for grading.

    For options 2 and 3, you will be able to choose either regular or express shipping during checkout.

    Please choose your option carefully!  There is no refund for printed materials or exams ordered by mistake!

    If your state requires monitored exams, you must have your monitor sign-in and follow the monitor instructions BEFORE you begin the exam.  See the State Information tab, Monitor tab and Help Center for more information.

    By the end of this insurance continuing education course, agents should fully understand:

    • What exposures affect Electronic Data Processing Equipment.
    • Why standard property policies do not cover EDP equipment well.
    • The advantages of EDP policies over standard property policies.
    • Be able to Identify quality repair facilities and workmanship.

    Typical provisions in coverage forms such as:

    1. Data Processing Equipment Coverage
    2. Data Processing Media Coverage
    3. Time Element coverage for EDP exposures
    4. Special liability needs for EDP exposures

    The course will discuss EDP policies and the way that wording varies. Also discussed will be underwriting, risk management, and endorsements available to tailor the EDP coverage to the needs of individual insureds. This insurance CE course will help agents better explain the need for separate coverage on EDP equipment, and assist agents in recommending the proper coverage forms and endorsements for their client’s EDP equipment and media. This should allow agents to provide better service to their clients.

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