Virginia- Ethics in Insurance

Total Hrs / Order Price
1-5 $15.95
6-17 $24.95
18-24 $39.95
25-50 $49.95
51+ $49.95 + $2.00 per
additional hour over 50

Pricing based on total number of
hours in order.

Approved For:

  • Ethics

Credit Hours
3

Course Type
Online

DOI Number
212084

Publisher
FastrackCE, LLC

State
Virginia

State
State CE Requirements

CE Course Description

To practice ethically in today’s insurance market, you need more than good intentions. You need the specific tools and knowledge necessary to recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas with integrity—and in full compliance with regulations set forth by the industry and the government.

This course satisfies ethics continuing education requirements for Life and Health as well as Property / Casualty agents and producers in most states (some states still require the ethics course to be taken in a classroom). It’s designed to provide insurance professionals with the expertise needed to handle complex ethical issues that arrive within the course of their work—as well as fulfilling insurance continuing education requirements.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Ethics and fraud legislation at the federal level.
  • Consumer protection laws in multiple states.
  • Fair credit scoring.
  • Ethical sales, claims, and underwriting procedures.
  • Fair market conduct for insurance agents and producers.
  • Fiduciary duties.
  • Consumer privacy laws and regulations.
  • Product suitability for individual buyers.

This continuing education course in insurance ethics is offered in a convenient online format. Simply download the PDF and get started—and get your test results as soon as you finish. With online continuing education, you can complete your requirements quickly and easily—without waiting for test results or scheduling classes around a busy work and family life. Download this course on continuing ethics today—and increase your awareness of ethical issues within the insurance industry.

Required CE Hours for Renewal in Virginia

  • One License

    • 16 CE hours biennially, which must include 3 hours in Ethics.
  • Multiple Licenses

    • 24 CE hours biennially, which must include 3 hours in Ethics.

Special Training/Education Requirements (LTC, Flood, Ethics, others)

  • Long Term Care -LTC

    • Agents wishing to sell Long Term Care are required to take a one time only 8 hour Department of Insurance certified course
    • Each license term thereafter each agent must complete a 4 hour Long Term Care Partnership CE course that is approved by the department.
  • Flood Insurance Training

    • An insurance producer who sells flood insurance may satisfy the minimum training and education requirements by completing a 3-hour course related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

How Hours are Reported

  • CE completions are submitted electronically the next business day after a passing completion is acquired.
  • Agents must pay any renewal or processing fees before credits will be applied to your license, to pay the processing fee you will need to go to Sircon.com, click on the Virginia continuance in the menu on the left side and follow the prompts.

License Term

  • License term is December 31st, every even numbered year.

Course Type approved for Continuing Education

  • Online courses
  • Independent Self-study
  • Classroom Study

Final Exam

  • Must be monitored by a disinterested third party who is not related to the test taker.
  • Final exam is closed book.
  • Must answer at least 70% of the questions correct to pass.

Carryover CE Hours

  • Hours may be carried over but have to be reported in the renewal period they were taken.
  • Extra Laws and Regulations can only be carried over as general CE hours and not Laws and Regulations

Repeating Courses

  • Courses may not be taken more than once in each renewal period.

Completion Certificates

  • Certificates of completion are available as soon as a course is completed with a passing grade. Certificates should be printed and kept on file.

CE Exemptions

  • Limited lines agents
  • Nonresident agents who are in good standing in their own state.
  • Agents resident and nonresident who are 65 or older and have held a license in good standing for the last twenty years.
  • Agents who have had their licenses for less than one year at end of the renewal period.

Additional Information

Third Party Contact: Sircon
Phone: 877-876-4430
Fax: 404-656-0874

Web Site:Sircon

CE Administrator

Pearson Vue
Phone: 877-234-6093
Email: InsuranceCE@pearson.com
Web Site:Pearson Vue

Virginia Bureau of Insurance

Virginia Bureau of Insurance
Phone: 800-552-7945 (Virginia Only)
Agents Licensing Phone: 804-371-9631
Email: bureauofinsurance@scc.virginia.gov

Mailing Address
Virginia Bureau of Insurance
Agent Licensing Section
P.O. Box 1157
Richmond, VA 23218
Web Site:Virginia Bureau of Insurance