South Dakota Insurance Continuing Education

SD Insurance Continuing Ed (CE) Courses
SD Insurance Producer Continuing Education

South Dakota insurance continuing education requires credit hours be completed every two years per the requirements of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.

All licensed resident producers must complete at least 10 hours of CE every two years to fulfill South Dakota insurance license renewal requirements. Agents licensed in Life & Health AND Property & Casualty must complete 20 CE hours to comply.

South Dakota Insurance CE Requirements
  • SD renewal requires 10 hours of CE for a L/H or P/C license (20 for both).
  • Excess CE credit hours do not carry over to subsequent license renewal periods.
  • Courses may not be repeated for credit in the same 2-year renewal term.

Crop-only producers must complete 4 hours of CE each renewal period.

Combine and Save - Finish your Required CE in One Place.

Choose up to ten credits for just $2/credit or any twenty credit package for $35.

The South Dakota Insurance Department charges a $1/credit fee, which will be added during the checkout process. Physical copies of textbooks may be ordered for an additional charge.

All Lines Life & Health Property & Casualty Life Only Health Only
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Course Name Hours Difficulty
Life/Health + Property/Casualty Agent Package

2 Courses: Health Insurance Basics, Casualty Insurance Basics

20 Basic
Life/Health + Property/Casualty Agent Package 2

2 Courses: Life Insurance Basics, Property Insurance Basics

20 Basic
Accident, Health & Disability Insurance Fundamentals 10 Basic
Annuity Fundamentals 4 Basic Meets requirement to sell annuities
Avoiding E&O Claims 5 Basic
Business Disability Insurance 9 Average
Business Life Insurance 9 Average
Casualty Insurance Fundamentals 10 Basic
College Planning and Funding 10 Average
Disability Income Insurance 6 Average
Ethical Insurance Practices 7 Basic
Ethics - Handling the Money! 10 Basic
Floods and Flood Insurance 5 Basic Meets NFIP requirement to sell flood insurance.
Hedge Fund Basics 7 Basic
Homeowners Insurance Valuation 9 Average
Identity Theft 8 Basic
Insurance Ethics 101 3 Basic
Insurance For Residential Properties 4 Basic
Life Insurance Fundamentals 10 Basic
Property Insurance Fundamentals 10 Basic
Retirement IRAs 10 Average
Understanding the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act 10 Average
Variable Annuities 5 Basic Meets requirement to sell annuities

 

South Dakota Continuing Education Exemptions

Licensed attorneys, limited lines producers, and nonresident agents are exempt from South Dakota insurance continuing education requirements.

Under federal law, even exempt individuals must take the required LTC course before they can begin selling long term care policies.

South Dakota License Renewal Requirements

Time for your South Dakota insurance license renewal? It's important to know:

  • 20 hours of CE are required every 2 years for agents licensed in Life, Health, Property, and Casualty (8 hour minimum in LH, 8 hour minimum in PC).
  • Courses cannot be repeated for credit in one renewal period.
  • Crop only agents must complete 4 hours of CE approved for crop insurance.
  • Online, textbook, or classroom courses are acceptable.
  • You must pass your course completion examination with a 70% or better.
  • Excess credits cannot be carried over to the next renewal period.
  • Courses completion exams are open book and do not require a proctor.
  • Only 10 hours of CE are required for Life and Health only agents.
  • Only 10 hours of CE are required for Property and Casualty only agents.
  • Only 10 hours of CE are required for Farm Mutal or Personal Lines agents.
  • Only 10 hours of CE are required for Crop & PC agents (2 crop & 8 PC).
  • Only 10 hours of CE are required for Crop & LH agents (2 crop & 8 LH).
  • Only 20 hours of CE are required for Crop & LH & PC agents (2 crop & 8 PC & 10 LH.

After you pass our course, we will send your completion information on to the South Dakota Department of Insurance through Sircon.


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