An exemption reduces or eliminates the need to complete continuing education courses. To determine if you qualify: 

  1. Log in to your CE Broker account 
  2. Click Report CE
  3. Click on the Report Exemptions tab
  4. Select the licensing period for which you are reporting the exemption.
  5. Click Learn More under the exemption options to find out more about each category and if you qualify
  6. Click Begin next to the appropriate option to report your exemption
  7. Answer the questions as prompted and click Continue to advance the submission form. Depending on the type of exemption, be prepared to attach supporting documentation (ie: college transcript, national certification, etc.)

To check on the status of a reported exemption, view your CE Broker Course History. Approval times vary by board, so we recommend waiting at least one week for your request to process.

Screenshot of the course history page with the exemption tab highlighted. An exemption is listed with an Approved status.

Exemption Statuses

  • Approved: Your exemption has been applied and your requirements have updated accordingly.
  • Pending: Your exemption request has been routed to the Board for review. This status will change once the Board has made a decision.
  • Disapproved: The Board has denied your exemption request and your requirements have not been changed. Reach out to your Board directly with any questions.
  • Revoked: Exemptions that have been reported in error and removed at your request will remain on your exemptions tab with the "Revoked" status.

Common Exemptions

  • NCCPA-certified Physician Assistants in Florida
  • Verification of Competency and 500 Hours practice for Georgia Registered Nurses
  • Florida Nurses who carry national certifications with "National Commission for Certifying Agencies" or "Accreditation Board of Specialty Nursing Certification"

Did this answer your question?