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A resident insurance producer must complete at least twenty-four (24) hours of credit in continuing education courses. A resident insurance producer that has a qualification of Life, Health, Variable Life & Annuity, or Life, Accident & Health with a license renewal period that begins after June 30, 2014, at least three (3) of the hours of credit required by this subsection must be related to ethical practices in the marketing and sale of life, health, or annuity insurance products.
The mission of the Producer and Agency Licensing Division is to assure that producers and agencies are properly educated and licensed to sell insurance in Indiana. As part of it's mission the Division approves pre-licensing education materials and schools. This includes approving course content, texts, instructors, and program directors. The Division contracts with a test provider to develop, maintain and validate examinations. Examinations are conducted at Ivy Tech College locations throughout the state. Licenses are issued when candidates meet the requirements for licensure. Insurance licenses for Life, Health, Life & Health, Property & Casualty, Consultants, Public Adjusters, Title, Limited Lines such as Credit Life, Prearranged Funeral, and Crop are issued to residents, non-residents and business entities.
The Division regulates renewals for resident and non-resident producers and agencies. Continuing education is required for renewals of residents holding the major lines of insurance. The Division coordinates the approval of continuing education providers, course content and materials, and instructors. The Division utilizes the Insurance Producer Education and Continuing Education Advisory Council in the approval process. Producers are then monitored for compliance to the continuing education requirements. Feedback is provided through this website and also reported to the producers on their renewal invoice.
For non-resident renewals Producer and Agency Licensing will assure that that those individuals and agencies have satisfied their home state's requirements before licensing through the National Producer Data Base.
The entire process is maintained in the Department's database provided by Sircon for use nationally through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and its affiliates.
The Division also provides electronic services that will assist producers and agencies in reporting address changes, changes in designated producers or officers, clearance letters, email address changes, retirement, as well as continuing education transcripts. Assistance will also be provided meeting the reporting requirements for administrative and criminal actions. The Department uses Sircon and the NAIC Warehouse. The staff of Producer and Agency Licensing is available for questions at the following direct numbers.