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Mississippi Insurance License

Looking for a piece of information about the main processes needed to obtain your Mississippi insurance license? Or perhaps you already have one that requires renewal and you can’t figure out where to apply. In this article, we will talk about all the necessary steps and tips to accelerate the process of earning your state license, insurance license lookup, and its renewal.

How do I get a Mississippi insurance license?

In order to hold an insurance license in Mississippi residents and non-residents must go through the pre-licensing course exam and state level examination. All the relevant information about state licensing can be found on the Mississippi Insurance Department website where you can also search and look up the status of the licensee.

If you decided to become an insurance provider, you are bound to complete pre licensing courses before the major state-level examination to receive your insurance license. Per line of authority, individuals must fill 20 hours of classroom or self-study pre licensing courses.

Here are the required hours of pre-license education for each license type:

Accident & Health only- 20 Hours
Life only- 20 Hours
Life & Accident & Health together- 40 Hours
Property only – 20 Hours
Casualty only- 20 Hours
Property & Casualty together- 40 Hours
Personal Lines- 20 Hours
Industrial Life- 20 Hours

After successful completion of pre licensing courses, next comes your state-level examination.

Make sure to have a reservation 24 hours before the date of your insurance license exam. Visit or call at (888) 293-4222 to register for your exam. You must pay the examination fee of $100 at the time of your reservation.

Prior to the exam make sure you bring two forms of government-issued current identifications: primary and secondary ID.

Primary ID (with photograph and signature, not expired)

  • Government-issued Driver’s License
  • U.S. Department of State Driver’s License
  • U.S. Learner’s Permit (plastic card only with photo and signature)
  • National/State/Country Identification Card
  • Passport
  • Passport card
  • Military ID
  • Military ID for spouses and dependents
  • Alien Registration Card (Green Card, Permanent Resident Visa)

Secondary ID (with signature, not expired)

  • U.S. Social Security card
  • Debit (ATM) or Credit card
  • Any form of ID on the Primary list

Determined by the Mississippi Insurance Department, for Life only, the passing score for Accident and Health or Sickness only or Life, Accident & Health combined is 65% while for all other examinations it’s 70%.

Once you have passed your state exam, you are now eligible to apply for your insurance license. After application and background check your license will be governmentally issued and you will be assigned an NPN number.

How long is the licensing period in Mississippi?

Licenses in the state of Mississippi last a minimum of 18 months and a maximum term of 2 years expiring on the last day of the licensee’s birth month. It’s recommended to renew your license up to 67 days before its expiration date by visiting here. For each line of authority renewals for the producer cost $100 and $ 25 is charged for the technology fee.

Any resident licensees for 2 years license period should complete 24 hours of continuing education including 3 hours of ethics courses. Individuals holding licenses in effect for 13-18 months the CE are reduced to 12 hours without ethics courses.

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