Texas Insurance Continuing Education

TX Insurance Continuing Ed (CE) Courses
Texas Insurance Producer Continuing Education

Texas insurance continuing education is required of all Texas producers licensed in major lines (General Lines; Life, Accident, and Health; Property and Casualty, Managing General Agent, etc.) biennially, or once every two years. Agents must complete at least 24 hours of approved instruction, of which 2 hours must be in ethics.

Only half of the total required 24 hours may be taken through self-study Texas continuing education programs, while the other half must be classroom or "classroom equivalent" course hours.

Texas Insurance CE Requirements

Texas Insurance Producers - Finish your Required CE for Less.

Pricing shown is for online courses. Physical copies of textbooks may be ordered for an additional fee. The Texas Insurance Department charges a $.75/credit fee, which will be added during the checkout process.


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Course Name Hours Difficulty
Accident, Health & Disability Insurance Fundamentals 12 Basic
Annuity Fundamentals 4 Basic Meets Texas req. to sell annuities.
Avoiding E&O Claims 4 Basic
Business Disability Insurance 9 Average
Business Life Insurance 9 Average
Casualty Insurance Fundamentals 12 Basic
Disability Income Insurance 6 Average
Ethics.. Handling the Money 10 Basic Meets Texas Ethics Requirement
Floods and Flood Insurance 4 Basic Meets NFIP requirement to sell flood insurance.
Homeowners Insurance Valuation 9 Average
Insurance Ethics 101 4 Basic Meets Texas Ethics Requirement
Insurance For Residential Properties 7 Basic
Life Insurance Fundamentals 12 Basic
Property Insurance Fundamentals 12 Basic
Retirement IRAs 12 Average
Variable Annuities 5 Basic Meets Texas req. to sell annuities.

 

Texas Insurance Continuing Education Exemptions

Individuals who hold a continual license for at least 20 years from the Texas Department of Insurance are exempted from the insurance CE requirement.

Additionally, under limited circumstances it may be possible for an extention or exemption to be granted if the Texas DOI is provided with proper documentation of a circumstance described in the CE rule that is beyond the licensee's control. Examples of this could be a long term illness, or being stationed abroad during military service.

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

Texas License Renewal Requirements

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

  • 24 hours of CE are required every 2 years.
  • Online, textbook, or classroom courses are acceptable.
  • 2 of the 24 hours must be in ethics.
  • 12 of the 24 hours must be in class or 'classroom equivalent'.
  • You must pass your course completion examination with a 70% or better.
  • Courses completion exams can be taken without a proctor and are open book.
  • CE credit hours cannot carry forward to future license renewal periods.
  • Agents are not required to complete courses approved for line-specific credit.
  • Courses cannot be repeated for credit within the same renewal period.

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


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