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Agent License and Education Law Changes

Since 2010, all Ohio insurance agents and business entities who hold a major line, limited line and/or title insurance license are required to renew their license(s) every two years. 

Resident agents with a continuing education requirement must obtain all required credits prior to their license expiration date. An agent will not be eligible to renew their insurance license(s) until they have satisfied their continuing education requirement.

Continuing education requirements: 

24 Hours - with 3 Hours being Ethics specific
SURETY BAIL BOND LICENSE: ​7 Hours - with 6 hours being Surety Bail Bond specific and 1 hour being classified as Ethics
TITLE LICENSE: 12 Hours - with 10 Hours being Title specific & 2 Hours being classified as Ethics
​VIATICAL SETTLEMENT LICENSE: ​​15 Hours - with all 15 hours being Viatical specific
LIMITED LINE LICENSE: No Continuing Education Requirement


Additional Information: 

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
Mike DeWine, Governor | Jillian Froment, Director
General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | Medicare Hotline: 800-686-1578
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