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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.

    Exemptions

    • 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.

    Nonresidents

    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.

    Example:

     

     

     

    # of appts

    Price

    Total

     

    100

    $20.00

    $2000.00


    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/

     

    4 HRS
    Accident, Health, Life, Long Term Care
    Online interactive
    4-Hour IA Long-Term Care Partnership Refresher Course
    Course Number : 00078855 |
    THIS COURSE MUST ONLY BE TAKEN IF YOU HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THE 8-HOUR NAIC LTC COURSE DURING A PRIOR LICENSE PERIOD! The Deficit Reducti..
    8 HRS
    Accident, Health, Life, Long Term Care
    Online/Self-Study/Classroom Equivalent
    8-Hour NAIC LTC Partnership-IA
    Course Number : 00076647 |
    The Deficit Reduction Act made it possible for all states who wish to to offer Partnership for Long-term Care policies. The NAIC model law and regulat..
    4 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Anti-Money Laundering-IA
    Course Number : 00075590 |
    This course will teach agents to fully understand the issues related to anti-money laundering as set forth in the USA Patriot Act.This course is inten..
    5 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Business Auto Exposures And Coverage-IA
    Course Number : 00051392 |
    Upon completion of this course, agents will be able to understand the exposures faced by businesses for their automobiles and the business automo..
    14 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Charting Your Financial Future-IA
    Course Number : 00037195 |
    This insurance continuing education course will lead agents through the continuum of Financial Planning for families from managing their credit and de..
    7 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Commercial Property Insurance-IA
    Course Number : 00052685 |
    Following this course, agents will be able to understand the commercial property policy including the endorsements and coverage options available to t..
    9 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Consumer Privacy - It's The Law-IA
    Course Number : 00054569 |
    nderstand the Gramm/Leach/Bliley Privacy Act and the requirements placed on agents to comply with this act. This course includes an in-depth discussio..
    6 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Disability Income Insurance-IA
    Course Number : 00077576 |
    This comprehensive course on disability income insurance is all the training agents need to educate clients and sell policies. This course defines and..
    15 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Dwelling And Homeowners Exposure And Insurance-IA
    Course Number : 00033658 |
    This insurance continuing education course covers the risks involved in owning a home, and the ways in which individuals and families can use insuranc..
    4 HRS
    Ethics
    Online/Self-Study
    Ethics 4 Hour Training Course-IA
    Course Number : 00080272 |
    This is the mandatory course for students to complete their ethics requirement. All resident agents must have at least ethics in order to renew their..
    5 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    FEMA Flood Insurance Course-IA
    Course Number : 00075231 |
    This course will teach agents the various issues set forth in the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004. This course is written according to the guidelin..
    4 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Insuring EDP Equipment-IA
    Course Number : 00043570 |
    By the end of this insurance continuing education course, agents should fully understand: What exposures affect Electronic Data Processing Equipmen..
    5 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Insuring Garage Risks-IA
    Course Number : 00052366 |
    On completing this insurance continuing education course, agents will be able to understand: Which of their clients require specialty garage forms ..
    12 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Life Insurance Products And Uses-IA
    Course Number : 00043572 |
    By the end of this online insurance CE course, agents should fully understand: The need for Life Insurance The uses, personal and business, for li..
    11 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Package Policies For Business-IA
    Course Number : 00033659 |
    This insurance continuing education course will provide insurance agents with an overview of the Commercial Package Policy (CPP) program and an in-dep..
    14 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Personal Automobile Exposures And Insurance-IA
    Course Number : 00033657 |
    This insurance continuing education course covers the risks involved in owning a personal automobile, and the ways in which individuals and families c..
    8 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Personal Umbrella Liability Insurance-IA
    Course Number : 00043073 |
    Following this insurance continuing education course, insurance agents will be able to understand the need for additional liability coverage to supple..
    16 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Planning For Senior Needs-IA
    Course Number : 00032454 |
    This insurance continuing education course will provide the agent with an in-depth understanding of the various programs and policies (both public and..
    8 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Scheduling Personal Property-IA
    Course Number : 00043071 |
    Following this insurance continuing education, course agents will be able to understand the exclusions and limitations for high-value and special pers..
    11 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Surety Bonding-IA
    Course Number : 00043571 |
    By the end of this insurance continuing education, insurance agents should fully understand: What Surety Bonds are Who needs them, and why The Hi..
    11 HRS
    General
    Online/Self-Study
    Workers Compensation And Employers Liability Policy-IA
    Course Number : 00043573 |
    By the end of this insurance continuing education course, agents should fully understand: The three major sections of the WC and EL policy. The St..

    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.

    CA PARTNERSHIP CLASS REFUND POLICY:

    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

    IMPORTANT!!!

    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 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).

     CE Subscriptions

    Upon purchase, the student will have access to all of the courses on the course list tab.  You can click "Go to My Courses" on the left navigation bar or go to www.kruisetesting.com and enter the same user name (email address) and password you used to purchase your subscription to open your account.  All courses will be available for download, and all exams will be available to the student for a period of one year from the date of purchase. Just scroll down to the name of the course you wish to take, and there will be links to open the study materials and to take the exam. Students may get credit for each course once during the duration of the subscription. The cost of the subscription covers the online book/presentation, the exam & grading, the certificate of completion, and reporting (where required by law).  The only additional charges that may be assessed are:
    • The state filing fee which varies by state and by individual course.
    • Fees for additional certificates ordered for optional professional designation CE.

    This subscription applies only to the agent who purchases it, and cannot be transferred to or used by any other agent.

    Subscriptions expire in 365 days from purchase, there are no refunds for not using the package while it's active.

     

     If you wish to have printed materials shipped, the cost per book is $10 + shipping & handling per book.

    System Requirements: Please note that Mozilla firefox 20 or Internet explorer 9 or higher: 
    are required to view our website when you wish to access the learning center. You should also note that taking courses over a wireless internet connection is not advised. When taking your exams you should try to be on a wired internet connection to your computer.

    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.

    Unlimited access to online CE courses for one year! 

    Upon purchase, you will have access to ALL of the courses on the course list tab. All course materials will be available online and all exams will be available to you for a period of one year from the date of purchase. You can only receive a certificate of completion for each course taken and passed once during the one year subscription, this means students may get credit for each course once during the duration of the subscription. Purchasing this subscription applies only to the agent who purchases it and courses cannot be transferred to or used by any other agent. 

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