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CE Requirements for License Renewal

Applicable to ALL ND licensees:
*Credit hours may not be carried into the next license renewal period.
*The Board does not keep track of hours for you.
*The Board does a random audit of licensees at the time of license renewal.  If you are selected for the random audit, you will receive an e-mail notifying you and instructing you how to complete the audit portion of the license renewal process.

Licensed/actively practicing up to 14 years:
*For the FIRST LICENSE RENEWAL after becoming licensed in the State of North Dakota, you are not required to obtain continuing education hours.  The second license renewal after becoming licensed in the State of North Dakota, you will be required to obtain 24 continuing education hours including a minimum of 3 hours in Ethics education.  Thereafter, 24 hours of continuing education are required with ethics education optional.  Of the 24 hours, 12 hours must be classroom, hands-on.  No more than 10 hours may be earned by remote/on-line means.  Remote is anything that is not presented in person in a physical location.  3 hours may be self-care. 

Licensed/actively practicing for 15 to 24 years:
Six (6) hours of continuing education are required every two years.  All 6 hours may be completed via hands-on or on-line methods.  Three (3) hours may be self-care hours.

Licensed/actively practicing for 25 or more years:
Three (3) hours of continuing education are required every two years.  All 3 hours may be completed via hands-on or on-line methods.  All 3 hours may be self-care hours.

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