State regulations require Producers with the Life and Annuities and/or the Variable Contracts license complete Annuity Suitability training prior to selling annuities. Agents licensed prior to September 1, 2021, who have completed an approved one-time four-credit annuity suitability training course prior to September 1, 2021 must complete by March 1, 2022 a one-time one-credit training course that includes the Best Interest standard approved by the Board. Individuals who are licensed on or after September 1, 2021, may not engage in the sale of annuities until the one-time four-credit annuity suitability training course that includes the Best Interest standard, approved by the Board, has been completed. Annuity Suitability courses that include the Best Interest standard will be available starting September 1, 2021. Licensees can lookup available courses at www.sircon.com/virginia. For additional information, please review the Annuity Suitability Best Interest Training FAQs .