New Hampshire State Requirements


Life and Health Producers

24 CE hours, including at least 3 but no more than 10 hours of ethics, are required every 2 years. CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration date.

Long Term Care Partnership Training

  • Initial 8-hour training requirement: Before selling, soliciting or negotiating LTC Partnership insurance products in New Hampshire, a producer must be licensed with the Accident and Health or Sickness or Life line of authority; and have completed eight (8) hours of approved initial LTCP training. The satisfaction of these training requirements in any state shall be deemed to satisfy the training requirements in New Hampshire.
  • Ongoing 4-hour training requirement: A 4-hour follow-up course must be completed every 2 years thereafter completion of initial training. The satisfaction of these training requirements in any state shall be deemed to satisfy the training requirements in New Hampshire.

Property and Casualty Producers

24 CE hours, including at least 3 but no more than 10 hours of ethics, are required every 2 years. CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration date.

Flood Insurance

All New Hampshire property insurance producers must complete a one-time course related to the National Flood Insurance Program requirement. The licensee will receive 3 hours of CE credits for completing the course.

Life Settlement Producers

15 hours of training in the subject of life settlements and life settlement transactions are required annually. CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration date.

Multi-line Adjusters

20 CE hours are required every 2 years. CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration date.

Public Adjusters

15 CE hours are required every 2 years. CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration date.

Workers' Compensation Adjusters

20 CE hours are required every 2 years, of which a minimum of 10 hours must be in courses approved for workers' compensation credit. CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration date.

Roster Fees

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

Nonresident CE Requirements

  • Nonresident multi-line and workers' compensation adjusters are exempt from CE based on the state in which they reside or their designated home state.

  • Nonresident public adjusters that do not have a continuing education requirement in their resident state must complete 15 hours of approved NH continuing education.

License Term

  • Producers: license expiration dates will be the last day of the birth month that occurs at least 13 full months, but not more than 25 months, from the effective date of the license, expiration dates will be every 2 years thereafter.

  • Adjusters: the license renewal date is 10/1 biennially.

  • CE must be completed 60 days prior to license expiration to avoid penalty.

CE Subject Requirements

  • Producers may take any New Hampshire-approved producer course. Producers may not take courses approved for adjusters only.

  • Multi-line adjusters may take courses approved for multi-line or workers' compensation.

  • Workers' compensation adjusters must take 20 hours in approved adjuster courses, of which a minimum of 10 hours must be in courses approved for workers' compensation credit.

  • Public adjusters must take public adjuster courses only.

CE Carryover Allowance

Excess hours accumulated during compliance cycle may not be carried over to the next compliance cycle.

Course Repetition Rules

A course may not be taken for credit more than once in a 2-year renewal term.

License Renewal Process

A renewal notice with instructions will be mailed to a producer's mailing address of record approximately 60 days prior to license expiration. A producer cannot renew a license prior to 60 days before expiration. Non-receipt of a renewal notice does not negate a producer's responsibility to renew his or her license. All resident producers with major lines of authority must be CE compliant prior to renewal. All renewals are processed electronically via www.nipr.com.

CE Exemptions

The following are exempt from New Hampshire CE requirements:

  • Title insurance producers

  • Individuals holding any limited or restricted licenses that the commissioner may declare exempt

  • Individuals holding limited lines licenses for which an exam is not required

  • All licensees who are renewing a license for the first time

  • Non-resident producers if compliant in home state

  • All Nonresident multi-line and workers' compensation adjusters will be exempt from CE based on the state in which they reside or their designated home state.

Helpful Links

Check your license status

View your CE transcript

Renew your producer license online

Renew your adjuster license online

New Hampshire DOI Web site

State Contact Information

New Hampshire Insurance Department
Phone
: 603-271-0203 or 877-224-0227
Fax: 603-271-7029
Email: producerquestions@ins.nh.gov

Mailing Address:
New Hampshire Insurance Department
Licensing Division
21 South Fruit St., Ste 14
Concord, NH 03301

AOIS provides information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to continuing education (CE) as insurance producers, agents, adjusters and/or brokers. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither AOIS nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.


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