WebCE Continues to Provide Support through Coronavirus Outbreak
WebCE Continues to Provide Support Through Coronavirus Outbreak
WebCE is committed to the health and safety of our employees, customers, and local communities. They are carefully monitoring federal and local government guidance in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
Rest assured, WebCE’s infrastructure allows for WebCE employees to telework and perform all essential business functions remotely. Their website and all electronic services will remain available 24×7. At this time, they do not see any business risks with regards to the availability of our products or services due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
WebCE are also working with state representatives, industry associations, and outside vendors to gain knowledge about how this is affecting other areas of our business that they cannot control. They will continue to update their corporate clients and customers as we hear of any impacts pertaining to them.
Testing Center Closures for various licensing exams including insurance, securities, CFP, CPA and more:
- Prometric and Pearson Vue have closed all testing centers for the next 30 days.
- PSI has closed various locations through different time frames. Check their site for more information.
Insurance Self-Study Exam Proctor Requirements Waived
- IA Insurance Licensing Division will be waiving the proctor requirements for self-study CE exams until the end of August 2020. The 18 classroom credits have also been waived. Producers will need 36 credits with 3 of them being ethics.
- NE Department of Insurance has waived the proctor requirements for self-study CE exams until July 31st.
- MI Department of Insurance and Financial Services will allow CE Providers to accept self-attestation of the completion of CE final exams for online self-study CE courses until further notice.
- NY State Department of Financial Services has waived the requirement to have an approved monitor present when taking a self-study CE or PLE (pre-license exam prep) course final exam until further notice.
- WI Department of Insurance is allowing agents to complete online courses without having a physical proctor present until the state of emergency has been lifted. Agents will be required to complete a CE Attestation of Personal Responsibility Form which will need to be submitted to the provider before they receive credit
Extensions for license renewals and CE due date extensions
- GA: Insurance licenses with a CE deadline through 4/30/2020, requirements for completing CE have been waived. Read More.
- IL: All professional licenses regulated by Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation renewing between 3/1/2020 – 7/31/2020 have been granted an extension through 9/30/2020 for completing CE requirements. Read more.
- KY: Insurance license CE deadlines are being extended for licensees due in March and April. A 2‐month extension is being given for March and April CE completion and reporting. This action does not include an extension for license renewal, only for CE.
- Real Estate CE deadlines have been extended until the state of emergency is concluded, plus 30 days.
- MD: All licenses, permits, registrations, and other authorizations issued by the State of Maryland, shall have until the 30th day after the state of emergency is lifted to renew their licenses. Read more.
- NC: All licensed insurance producers and adjusters whose CE compliance period expires in March, April or May 2020 will be granted an extension through June 30, 2020 in order to meet the state mandated CE requirements. This includes NC nonresident adjusters with NC as the Designated Home State (DHS).
- NV: Real Estate licenses renewing between 3/15/2020 and 5/31/2020 have been granted a temporary 90-day extension to complete the live-instruction portion of their CE requirement.
- OH: Insurance licenses with an expiration date of 3/31/2020 and 4/30/2020 have been granted an extension until 5/31/2020 to complete CE and the renewal process.
- OK: All occupational licenses issued by any agency, board, or commission of the State of Oklahoma that expire during this emergency shall be extended so long as this Order is in effect. All occupational licenses extended during this Order will expire fourteen (14) days following the withdrawal or termination of this Order. Read More.
- PA: Insurance licenses, the Commissioner of the Commonwealth, pursuant to 40 P.S. 310.8(e), will temporarily waive CE requirements for licensees who cannot meet requirements due to extenuating circumstances related to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, pursuant to 40 P.S. 310.8(e), will also temporarily extend the licensing renewal deadline for licensees impacted by extenuating circumstances related to COVID-19. Read More.
- SC: Insurance licenses are being extended. March producers will renew in April and April producers will renew in May.
- RI: Insurance licenses with renewal dates of 3/31/2020 have been extended to 4/30/2020. Read more.
- WI: Insurance resident licensees with a CE deadline through 3/31/2020, CE requirements have been waived.