Keeping Your License and Appointment Depends on
Complying with your continuing education requirement is vital to maintaining the active status of your license
If you do not complete your continuing education requirement by the
end of your compliance period
you fall into a non-compliant status. Not only can you be fined $250 but
also your license's
active status could be removed from the NAIC's Producer Licensing
Database. This is important if you transact or adjust in other
states because many states won't allow you to keep your license if
you don't hold an active license in your home state. So be mindful of your education
requirement and when it is
due. You can access your
compliance via your
MyProfile account to determine
your individual requirements and status.
New E-mail Alert about Unearned Credit for Coursework Completed
If you take the same continuing education course within three years, you will not receive
credit. Likewise, if you take a basic-level course when you are required to take
advanced-level, you will not receive credit. Now we will start sending an e-mail notification to you
anytime a course you completed is posted to your transcript that you cannot currently receive credit.
You are responsible for your own compliance, so it's very important that you
review your transcript and search for approved courses that you can complete to
satisfy your continuing education requirement via your
Attorney Referral Prohibited by Bail Bond Agents
Bail bond agents and temporary bail bond agents are prohibited from suggesting
or advising the use of any particular attorney to
represent his or her principal pursuant to Section 648.44(1)(a), F.S.
Any bail bond agent violating this prohibition is subject to suspension or revocation
of their license and commits a first-degree misdemeanor subject to applicable
criminal penalties. Providers of bail bond education courses should ensure that
this is properly communicated to students and can refer to the
Education Information Notice issued on this.