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Mississippi State Requirements

Continuing Education Hours

  • 24 Hours Biennially including 3 Hours of Ethics.
  • Producers whose licenses have been in effect for a license term of 18 months or less are required to complete 12 CE hours without ethics during the license term. Upon renewal, a 2-year license will be issued.

License Renewal

  • License renewal date is the last day of the agent’s birth month.

Courses accepted for CE Credit

  • Classroom Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors will receive the same amount of credit hours as the attendees

Courses Subject Requirements

  • Three (3) hours of Ethics each compliance period.
  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which the agent is licensed.

Annuity Requirement

  • Effective September 1, 2013: All producers currently licensed to sell, solicit, and negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours by September 1, 2014. All producers licensed on or after September 1, 2013 must complete this training prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating such products. *Nonresidents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to Mississippi's law will be deemed compliant for Mississippi's requirement.

Long Term Care Requirement

  • No Long Term Care requirement at this time.

Carryover Requirements

  • Credit hours cannot be carried over to the next compliance period.

Course Repetition

  • Credit will not be given for a course that is repeated within a compliance period.

Final Exam

  • Final exams are required to be monitored by a disinterested third party (i.e., someone with no insurance business or family relationship to the student).
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit Needed.

Exemptions

  • Non-residents who meet CE requirements in their state.
  • Producers with licenses in effect for a license term of 18 months or less are required to complete 12 hours of CE without ethics.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Commissioner of Insurance of Mississippi

Physical Address

State Office Building
501 N. West Street, Suite 1001
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: (601) 359-3569 or (800) 562-2957


Mailing Address

Mississippi Insurance Department
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205-0079


Licensing Division Contact Information

Phone: (601) 359-3582
Fax: (601) 359-1951
State Website: www.mid.ms.gov


Broker Educational Sales & Training, Inc. provides this information as a courtesy to our clients. Every effort is made to ensure that the information is accurate. However, this information is subject to change, become outdated, or be incorrect due to new legislation or official rulings. Please check with the state to ensure accuracy.


Revised 8/10/2016.