Certified Voluntary Benefits Specialist

The Certified Voluntary Benefits Specialist® was created for:

  •     HR Professionals
  •     Insurance Agents
  •     Brokers & Consultants
  •     Insurance Professionals
  •     Healthcare Professionals
  •     Other Industry Professionals


Benefits of Becoming a Certified Voluntary Benefits Specialist®

Becoming a Certified Voluntary Benefit Specialist ® provides you with a competitive edge in the industry by demonstrating to employers and colleagues that you:

  • Possess the training and knowledge to successfully implement and manage voluntary benefits
  • Understand the timeline of implementation of different aspects of voluntary benefits
  • Comprehend the different types of voluntary benefits in the marketplace
  • Demonstrate that you are up to date with current best practices in enrollment solutions and “engagement” of the enrollee
  • Understand the best practices in voluntary benefits administration
  • Possess the qualifications and abilities for job promotion and career enhancement

Benefits for Employers/Corporations:

By requiring or covering the expense of certification for your staff, you are ensuring that your staff has the most updated policies, rules and regulations and that current best practices are implemented in regards to voluntary benefits. Certified Voluntary Benefits Specialist® staff can help your organization maintain a competitive edge.

The Certified Voluntary Benefits Specialist® program is provided to professionals who:

  • Pass a challenging 100 question exam
  • Satisfy educational requirements
  • Update their voluntary benefits specialty credentials through continuing education courses required in order to maintain the Certified Voluntary Benefits Specialist® designation

Recertification Policy:

  • Certified Voluntary Benefits Specialist® Certification expires 2 years after date of issue
  • Recertification Fee of $250 after 2 years
  • 10 Total Hours of continuing education required per (2 year) recertification, and if you have a state Life, Health & Accident insurance license, you can carry over 7.0 state CE credits towards the CVBS re-certification requiring 3.0 CE’s every 2-years.
  • Annual fee of $100 per year to maintain certification and gain access to online continuing education resources