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Mississippi Insurance License State Requirements

Mississippi Insurance Department
Licensing Division

Address:1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 N.West St 39201
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205-0079

Exam Provider: Pearson Vue

Prelicensing Education Hour Requirements

  • Life - 20 Hours
  • Accident & Health - 20 Hours
  • Life / Accident & Health - 40 Hours
  • Property - 20 Hours
  • Casualty - 20 Hours
  • Property / Casualty - 40 Hours
  • Personal Lines - 20 Hours
  • Variable Life / Variable Annuity*
*The Variable Life/Variable Annuity line does not require prelicensing education, but it does require a Series 6 or Series 7 FINRA certification.

Methods of Education

  • Classroom
  • Online
  • Self-study

Certificate of Completion Requirements

  • Applicants submit their certificate of completion to the insurance department with their license application.
  • Applicants are required to have their completion certificate in order to sit for the state exam.
  • In order for a certificate of completion to be earned and issued, the final exam for self-study courses must be monitored by a disinterested third party (someone other than a relative, friend, or business associate).
  • Completion certificates are valid for 2 years from completion date.
  • Time Tracking: Mississippi requires that your online study time is tracked. In order to successfully complete the course, you must complete the required number of hours while studying in the Course Contents Units of the online course. Your online course tracker will be displayed in the upper right-hand corner of your page so that you can verify the time spent in the course is being tracked.
  • Forced progression: This requires the user to successfully complete each page of the online course before being allowed to proceed to the next

This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for nonresident license information, please refer to the Mississippi Insurance Department website at http://www.mid.state.ms.us.

This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. Kaplan Financial Education makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, Kaplan Financial Education is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein.