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Mississippi PreLicensing Requirements

Individual Resident Producer Requirements

To qualify for a resident Mississippi insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Reside or maintain a principal place of residence in Mississippi
  • Complete an approved prelicensing course of study (see Prelicense requirements below)
  • Pass a written examination and file a license application

PreLicense Education Requirements (PLE)

Applicants must complete Prelicense education (PLE) for each major line of authority (LOA), as follows:

Life – 20
Accident and Health – 20

Property – 20
Casualty – 20
Life, Accident and Health - 40
Property and casualty – 40

 

State Candidate Handbook

Before making an exam reservation Applicants should thoroughly review the Testing Services Inc. website which contains important information regarding eligiblity and the examination registration process.

Click here to access the exam content outlines 

Click here to access the step-by-step guide to obtaining an insurance license in Mississippi.
 

PLE Course Delivery

  • Per Mississippi PLE requirements, applicants are required to complete all of the lessons in the prelicense education course sequentially before they can be issued a certificate of completion.
  • Applicants must read each lesson and pass the end-of-chapter quizzes with a 70% or higher to proceed to the next lesson.

PLE Course Exam

  • Passing Score:  Applicants must pass the PLE final exam with a 70% or higher to receive a certificate of completion.
Exam Proctor Requirements:  PreLicense.com final exams must be monitored by a disinterested third party. Proctors must not serve for examinations of family members, relatives, or dependents; employers or supervisors; employees or subordinates; partners, joint ventures, co-owners, or business associates; or for anyone in whom the proctor or instructor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination.

Certificate of Completion

PreLicense.com provides online, printable certificates of completion in Mississippi.  An applicant must meet Mississippi’s PLE requirements before a certificate of completion is issued. Certificates are valid for two years from date of completion.

State Reporting Requirements

PreLicense.com reports PLE course completions electronically to Sircon daily.  The Mississippi Insurance Department charges a $4.75 per name state roster fee for course completion reports.  This state-mandated fee is included in the course price.

License Application Process

1.) All applicants are encouraged to apply electronically through Sircon at www.sircon.com/mississippi or NIPR at www.nipr.com. Electronic licensing provides for a higher degree of accuracy and more efficient processing. Apply on Sircon or NIPR.

2.)    Resident applicants must complete 20 hours of prelicensing education and pass an examination for each line of authority requested.

3.)    Resident applicant’s test scores are electronically submitted to the Mississippi Insurance Department. There is no need to submit test scores with the paper application. Examinations may be arranged by contacting Testing Services, Inc. at http://www.testingservices-ms.com or by phone at (601) 607-7736.

Exam Format

  • Bring current signature identification:
  • Social Security Card
  • Primary ID : Current driver’s license, passport, military
  • Secondary ID: (1099, W2, tax return)  
  • Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
  • Applicants must pass the Life, Accident and Health state licensing exams with a 65% or higher to file a license application.  Applicants must pass the Property and Casualty state licensing exams with a 70% or higher to file a license application.
  • When you complete the exam, access the Testing Services Inc. website for exam results: www.testingservices-ms.com

4.)    Licenses will expire on a biennial basis on the last day of the birth month of the applicant with a minimum term of 13 months and maximum term of 24 months.

 5.)    The Mississippi Insurance Department does not require fingerprints.
 

New Resident Producer Requirements

New residents will not be required to complete Prelicense education or take the license examination as long as:

  • A letter of clearance is submitted from previous home state (unless license status can be verified on the National Producer Database)
  • Must submit an application to the Department within 90 days of clearing their resident license from the previous home state.

Application Process

Ways to Apply

Materials Needed to Apply

Insurance Producer License Application and appropriate license fee (if applying by paper)

Nonresident Producer Requirements

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Mississippi producer license, without having to complete the prelicense education requirement or take a license examination, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident in their home state and in compliance with continuing education requirements in their home state.

Application Process

Ways to Apply

Materials Needed to Apply

Insurance Producer License Application and appropriate license fee (if applying by paper)

Fingerprinting Process

There are no fingerprint requirements for nonresidents in Mississippi.

Contact Information

Mississippi Department of Insurance
1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Telephone:
(601) 359-3582
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.mid.ms.gov/ 

Testing Services, Inc.
Phone: 601-607-7736
Web Site: 
www.testingservices-ms.com


The licensing information presented here is a brief summary only and is not intended to be comprehensive or complete. We urge you to check with your state's insurance department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.

 

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