How do I become an approved CE provider in Idaho?
Idaho has no separate provider approval process. CE course providers are approved when their first course is approved. Your first course application will need to be submitted on paper. Upon approval, you will be an approved CE provider in Idaho as long as you have one active course and remain in good standing.
Where can I find the forms I need for Idaho?
Links to all forms are located on our Continuing Education main page. Please feel free to make copies, but check back often to make sure you are using the most current versions of all forms.
How do I renew my provider status in Idaho?
Idaho does not have renewals for provider approved status. A provider remains a provider as long as they remain in good standing and have at least one active course. If your status deactivates, you may just submit a course application (on paper) for approval. Upon approval, your status will be activated again.
How do I submit a course application on paper?
Locate and print either form of the application, Exhibit A for courses not under NAIC reciprocity, or the NAIC CE Reciprocity form for submitting courses under reciprocity.
How do I submit a course application online?
To use the online CE functions you must have an existing providership account with Vertafore. Contact them directly for more information on this at 800-444-4813 or visit vertafore.com.
How are courses approved in Idaho?
Idaho’s continuing education course applications are reviewed by an advisory committee on a monthly basis, the first Friday of the month. This committee reviews applications and determines whether or not to approve for CE credit in Idaho.
What is the deadline to submit a course application?
The committee meets the first Friday of each month and applications must be submitted no later than the Tuesday prior to each meeting.
How long is a course approved for when approved?
Two years. You may offer sessions of the course as often as you like during that period.
If I am not an approved provider, how do I submit a course application?
Your first application, which upon approval would make you an approved provider, must be submitted on paper.
How does Idaho determine how many credits I can request?
Idaho uses only actual instruction time to determine how many hours you may request. We do not use word count, slide or page numbers. Each 60 minute hour must have at least 50 minutes of instruction. Each 50-minute instruction hour equals one CE credit hour.
How do I renew a course in Idaho?
You may submit applications to renew a course either on paper or online. Renewing courses must be exactly the same as previously approved. If you have changes to the course, you must submit a new course application.
What paperwork do I need to include with a paper course application?
Whether you are filing a new course or a renewing course, you must submit the same documentation: an application form (Exhibit A or NAIC CE Reciprocity); a timed/detailed outline or agenda; a list of approved instructors. Additionally, for NAIC reciprocity, you must include current proof of home state approval for the course.
What paperwork do I need to attach to my online application?
The same paperwork as a paper application must be submitted when applying online. Vertafore now allows you to attach these documents when you apply. The system accepts pdf or Word format documents.
If your question is not answered above, please submit your question directly to the DOI.