You must complete 48 hours of Arizona-approved insurance continuing education, which must include at least six hours of ethics training every licensing term, UNLESS you are exempt from the insurance continuing education requirement by having all the following apply (and continue to apply):
- You have been "continuously licensed" in Arizona as an insurance agent, broker or producer since January 1, 1995; and,
- You have not held a nonresident insurance producer license in another state at any time since January 1, 1995; and,
- You have never been the subject of an order of the director of insurance for a violation of Arizona insurance laws (ARS Title 20) that resulted in your license being suspended, revoked, denied or not renewed; or, that required you to cease and desist from unlawful activity; or, that required you to pay restitution or a civil penalty.
ARIZONA-APPROVED INSURANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION
Prometric is Arizona's insurance continuing education administrator. They approve continuing education courses and course providers. When you complete a continuing education course, the course provider will provide information to Prometric that they, in turn, provide to the Arizona Department of Insurance.You can earn credit toward the Arizona insurance continuing education requirement by completing any course that has been approved for Arizona insurance continuing education that is offered by any Arizona-approved course provider. You can search for Arizona-approved courses and course providers on the Prometric "Arizona Licensees" web page. Information on the Prometric site will tell you the total number of credit hours you will earn by completing each course, and will specify the number of ethics training hours, flood training hours or long-term care training hours you will earn by completing the course.HOW TO OBTAIN A TRANSCRIPT OF COURSES YOU COMPLETED
To view your course completion transcript or someone else's course completion transcript, click here. Prometric only has information that course providers have reported. If you completed a course that does not appear on the transcript, contact your course provider and encourage them to report to Prometric.
On the Look Up Transcript Credits page:
- Step 1: Select the "Online Services, including continuing education transcript look-ups and a list of approved CE courses, may be accessed by clicking here”" option
- Step 2: Select "Continuing Education Transcript Inquiry" and select "Arizona" .
- Enter your License # and Last Name, and click the "Submit" button
Initial training requirement: An individual licensee cannot sell, solicit or negotiate long-term care insurance unless the individual is licensed as an accident and health or sickness insurance producer and the individual completes eight hours of Arizona-approved long-term care training*. A nonresident must either complete an Arizona-approved long-term care training course or satisfy a substantially similar requirement in the licensee's home state.
On-going training requirement: An individual licensee must complete four hours of Arizona-approved long-term care training* after the two-year period within which the individual completed the initial long-term care training. A nonresident must either complete Arizona-approved long-term care training or satisfy a substantially similar requirement in the licensee's home state.
*Arizona-approved long-term care training means an Arizona-approved insurance continuing education course containing long-term care content as determined by the continuing education administrator. By completing long-term care training, you also earn credit that you can apply toward satisfying Arizona's insurance continuing education requirement.
Satisfy the National Flood Insurance Program training requirements and earn credits toward satisfying Arizona's insurance continuing education requirement by completing three hours of Arizona-approved flood insurance education.
Arizona Department of Insurance Quick Check to see if Continuing Education is required for Your License
Short Video Explaining Arizona's Insurance Continuing Education Requirements