State Requirements

MISSISSIPPI STATE REQUIREMENTS

Continuing Education 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 / Teleconference / Webinars
  • Self Study Courses
  • Online Courses
  • Instructors will receive the same amount of credit hours as the attendees for the first presentation only. Repetition rules also apply to instructors

COURSE 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

  • 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. 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 REQUIREMENT

  • 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
State Office Building
501 N. West Street, Suite 1001
Jackson, MS 39201

Phone: 601-359-3569
800-562-2957

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

Phone: 601-359-3582
Fax: 601-359-1951

State Website: mid.ms.gov

Revised 3/26/19