Georgia Insurance Requirements.

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Continuing Education Requirements

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This information is intended to provide answers to commonly asked questions by insurance agents. It is not intended to replace detailed information found in your state’s statutes and regulations. Though we have made reasonable efforts to ensure that the information given is reliable and current, we cannot guarantee that it is. For more information please contact your state insurance department. See contact information below.

Continuing Education Requirements

Listed below are the continuing education requirements for resident licensees. It provides the continuing education requirements by license type. It also provides information on carry over credits, waivers, reductions and restrictions on continuing education. Please note if you are filing for a reduction in your continuing education requirements based upon teaching, legislative journalism or projects involving insurance, you must file form GID101E. Click HERE for more information. If you have questions on any of the information listed below, please contact the Department at (404) 656-2101.
*All resident licensees with less than 20 years of service 24 hours (3 hours must be in ethics)
*All resident licensees with more than 20 years of service 20 hours (3 hours must be in ethics)
*Credit Insurance Only 10 hours (self study - no ethics)
*Limited Subagent Only 10 hours (no ethics requirement)
*Workers Compensation Adjuster Only 

20 hours of approved CE thru WC Board (no ethics requirement)


  • Continuing education requirements must be completed biennially on or before the last day of the licensee’s birth month.
  • Credit will not be given for the same Continuing Education Course taken multiple times within the same CE reporting period.
  • Credit for continuing education earned in one filing period in excess of the hours required may be carried forward to the next filing period, provided that credit carried forward shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of biennial continuing education requirement
  • Credits completed must be specific to the licensee's line of authority
  • Upon filing of the required form on or before the date required for filing continuing education credits with the Commissioner, any person may receive a reduction or exemption in continuing education hours required to the extent of the time spent on insurance related activities during the previous years. Such activity shall include, but not limited to, the following related or occupational duties:
    • Teaching courses in insurance related topics
    • Insurance related legislative activities
    • Journalism activities involving insurance related topics
    • Projects involving research of insurance laws and regulations
  • Individuals holding the following professional designations are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education with 3 of those being in ethics: CPCU, CLU, FLMI, CIC, Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), ChFC, Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), or a major BBA in Risk Management and Insurance from an accredited college. If you hold these designations please submit proof to our office.
  • Agents holding a non-active license as provided in O.C.G.A 33-23-4(f) and 33-23-18(e) are exempt from Continuing Education requirements provided:
    • the holder of such license files for renewal annually on
    • or before the date required.
    • Such exemption shall only be valid during the period
    • the license  is nonactive.

Credit Reporting

CAPE will report credits promptly to SIRCON. A course completion certificate is provided for the agent’s records.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding renewal or credits, please contact:

Georgia Insurance Department
Agents Licensing Sections
908 West Tower Floyd Building
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30334
(404) 656-2101

Contact Cape:

Cape Education, Inc.
P.O. Box 377
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Phone: 888-227-3331
Fax: 888-305-9471
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