Quest CE’s Washington NAIC Annuity Training Course Approved

MILWAUKEE –March 28, 2012 – Quest CE, premier provider of insurance continuing education and FINRA firm element training, is proud to announce the approval of their Washington 4-hour NAIC Annuity Training Course.

The Washington Office of Insurance Commissioner (OIC) adopted new regulation pertaining to training requirements for annuity business. The regulation is based on the current NAIC model, and is effective March 29, 2012. One of the most important highlights of the new regulation is the required completion of a one-time, four hour annuity suitability training course.

Those who already hold a valid Washington producer license with a life line of authority must:

  • Complete the approved Washington four hour annuity suitability course between March 29, 2012 and September 29, 2012, or 
  • Complete an NAIC annuity suitability course in another state before September 29, 2012, and 
  • Provide proof that you have completed an NAIC annuity suitability course to the insurance company you work with.

Those who do not a have a valid Washington producer license must:

  • Obtain a producer license with the life line of authority.
  • Complete an approved four hour annuity suitability course prior to selling annuity products in this state.

Since November of 2010, Quest CE has remained the market leader in providing crucial, comprehensive NAIC annuity suitability training, along with a wide array of continuing education courses to fulfill every producer’s industry needs at both state and national levels.

To view Quest CE’s NAIC Annuity Training Platform Click Here (or visit http://learn.questce.com/naicsuitability). For questions regarding the annuities training course or the requirement, please contact Quest CE at 877-593-3366 or e-mail info@questce.com.

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About Quest CE

For over twenty-five years Quest CE has been the premier provider of Compliance Education to the financial services industry. In addition to offering Providership Administration and insurance continuing education (CE) for professionals holding insurance licenses and professional designations like the CFP, CPA, CLE, CIMA and CLU/ChFC designations, Quest CE also provides a complete spectrum of FINRA compliance training solutions including annually required Firm Element Training for registered representatives, on-demand Annual Compliance Meetings, Annual Compliance Questionnaires, Needs Analysis Surveys, Outside Business Activity Tracking, Gifts and Entertainment Tracking and Political Contributions Tracking.

Serving more than 400 leading insurance carriers, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial institutions, Quest CE is committed to providing advanced custom solutions at cost effective rates, while providing a level of service that greatly surpasses their competitors. Quest CE is the single source solution for organizations seeking training and compliance needs.