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Alabama Courses – FAQs

When is the renewal date for my insurance license?

On or before the last day of your birth month, every other year.

Licensees born in even years have their licenses renewed in even years.

Licensees born in odd years have their licenses renewed in odd years.

When does my license expire?

Licenses expire on the last day of the licensees’ birth month every other year.

The application to renew a license may be submitted up to 90 days prior to the renewal date, or up to 30 days after with the addition of a late fee. After this period, the license will expire.

How do I renew my license?

You must file the renewal form along with the fee and evidence of CE requirements before the expiration.

Can I repeat a course?

Licensees cannot receive credit for the same CE course taken multiple times within the same CE reporting period. After the date of license renewal, you may repeat the course and receive credit for the next renewal period.

Can I carryover excess credits?

If Licensee completed more than the required CE hours, the excess credit MAY NOT be carried over to the next renewal period.

How many hours of CE do I need if I am an Alabama resident?

Resident Licensees are required to complete 24 hours of insurance CE must be completed every two years (3 hours must be in ethics)

Do I have to report my credit hours to the state?

CE provider will submit your credit hours directly to the state.

What courses can I take to satisfy my total hour requirement?

Continuing education must be completed in any area the licensee is licensed in. 3 hours must be ethics

How do I find my license number?

You can find your license number, and license details by going to

What do I need to score on my exam to pass?

You must receive a 70% or higher on your proctored final exam to pass each CE course. If you fail, you are able to retake the exam until you receive a 70% or higher score.

Is the final exam open book?

No, all CE final exams are closed book.