How To Renew Your Insurance License In Vermont

Written by: Ethan Peyton

    Vermont Insurance License Renewal

    In Vermont, insurance licenses expire every two years. The expiration is March 31, biennially, in odd-numbered years. Your first licensing period may not be exactly two years, however. For instance, if you were issued your license in July of 2017, your first licensing period will expire on March 31, 2019.

    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 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.



    Step 1. Vermont Insurance Continuing Education Requirements

    The State of Vermont 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. If you hold a Property or Casualty line of authority, you must also fulfill a one-time requirement of three (3) hours in the subject of flood insurance.

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    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 at 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.



    Step 2. Renew Your Insurance License In Vermont

    After you have completed your continuing education and you are within 85 days of your license expiration, you may renew your Vermont insurance license online through the Vermont State Information Center Insurance Licensing Search and Renewal tool or the National Insurance Producer Registry.

    There is a fee of $30 to renew your license.

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

    Vermont Insurance License Lookup

    You can view your current accrued CE credits using the Vermont State Information Center Insurance Licensing Search and Renewal tool.

    If you don’t know your insurance license number, you can inquire online through the Vermont State Information Center.

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    Vermont Department of Insurance Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Vermont Department of Financial Regulation
    Insurance Division – Producer Licensing
    89 Main Street
    Montpelier, Vermont 05620-3101

    Phone: (802) 828-3303



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