How to Renew Your Insurance License in North Dakota

North Dakota Seal Renewal

In North Dakota, insurance licenses expire every two years. The expiration will be on the last day of your birth month, biennially. Depending on the difference between your birthday and the date you were issued your license, your first licensing period may be less than two years.

There is no requirement to take another exam from the state, though depending on the format of your continuing education, it is possible that you may take a short knowledge test at the end of the course to be sure that you understand important insurance concepts, laws, and regulations.

If this this is the state you reside in, then renewing your license will also keep any non-resident license you have in good standing. You will still need to pay the license renewal fee for non-resident licenses held in other states.

North Dakota Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

The state of North Dakota requires that resident individual licensees complete twenty-four (24) credit hours of continuing education every two-year licensing period. Three (3) of those hours must be in the subject of ethics.


For continuing education courses and credits, StateRequirement recommends:

Note: It is recommended to complete all continuing education credits thirty (30) days prior to the expiration date of the license. This will give the CE provider time to report the successful completion to the department of insurance. Your CE courses can be taken any time within your license term

If you have a producer license in more than one line of authority (ex. Property & Casualty and Life & Health), you do not need to complete double the hours.

You may take your continuing education courses either in person in a classroom setting or online as a self-paced course. The online courses usually require a reading of the subject at hand, then a test at the end.

Upon completion of these courses, the company who you took the course should send the certificate of completion directly to the state. You should, however, print a copy of this certificate to keep in your records just in case there is a dispute later.

How To Renew Your Insurance License In North Dakota

After you have completed your continuing education and you are within 90 days of your license expiration, you may renew your North Dakota insurance license online through the National Insurance Producer Registry.

Though not recommended, you may also print a paper renewal form from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

There is a fee of $25 per application to renew your license. If you apply online, there is an additional transaction fee of $5.

Once this process is complete, your license will be renewed and your new expiration date will be two years from your previous expiration date.


North Dakota Insurance License Lookup

You can view your current accrued CE credits using the NAIC State Based Systems Search tool.

If you don’t know your insurance license number, you can inquire online through the National Insurance Producer Registry.

North Dakota Insurance Department Contact Information

Mailing Address:

North Dakota Insurance Department

Agent Licensing Division

600 E. Boulevard Ave.

Bismarck, ND 58505-0320

Phone: 701-328-2440

Email: [email protected]


Information on this page has been gathered by a multitude of sources and was most recently updated in November 2018.


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