MISSISSIPPI Resident Licensing for Individuals

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Mississippi at this time.

Primary Rules (Individual)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for individuals electronically.
Yes Accepts major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts surplus lines for individuals.
Yes Applicant can add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
Yes Applicant can reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Resident License (RL) Application.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Business Rules (Individual)

Applicant must be at least eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant's date of birth.

Applicant must not hold an active resident license in another state.

Applicant must provide residence, business and mailing addresses. Residence address must not contain a P.O. Box.

Non-citizens of the U.S. must have a resident license for selling insurance in one of the fifty (50) U.S. states.

Applicant’s National Producer Number (NPN) must match current PDB record, if applicable.

Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

Variable applicants must hold Mississippi life license or apply for life license in order to be eligible for variable life and variable annuity products.

If applicant has status reason Failure to Renew, they are sent to Resident License Renewal (RLR) Application if within one (1) year of the expiration date. If over one (1) year, they go through normally. Applicants with no status reasons should not be allowed to reinstate.

Applicants applying for surplus lines insurance producer must already hold an active insurance producer with LOA property, casualty, and/or personal lines

Surplus lines applicants must already hold at least one (1) active Property and Casualty appointment in Mississippi.

Automobile club agent applicants must have a signed endorsement faxed to the Mississippi Department of Insurance. For more information contact the state.

Licenses with a status reason of canceled for cause, revoked and suspended may not reapply for a license.

Temporary limited lines insurance producer may not reapply after license expiration.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.

State Offerings (Individual)

Please note that license class names can vary by state.

License Class Line of Authority (LOA)
Automobile Club Agent No LOA Needed
Burial Agent Burial
Emergency Adjuster No LOA Needed
Independent Adjuster Property and Casualty with Workers' Comp
Independent Adjuster Worker Comp Only
Insurance Producer Accident & Health or Sickness
Insurance Producer Casualty
Insurance Producer Life
Insurance Producer Personal Lines
Insurance Producer Property
Insurance Producer Variable Life & Variable Annuity Products
Legal Agent No LOA Needed
Limited Lines Credit Insurance Producer No LOA Needed
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Car Rental
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Crop Insurance
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Surety
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Travel
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Trip, Accident & Baggage
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Industrial Fire
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Industrial LAH
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Title
Managing General Agent No LOA Needed
Public Adjuster Public Adjuster
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker No LOA Needed
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager No LOA Needed
Risk Retention Agent No LOA Needed
Supervising General Agent No LOA Needed
Surplus Lines Insurance Producer No LOA Needed
Viatical Settlement Broker No LOA Needed
Viatical Settlement Representative No LOA Needed

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

License Fees (Individual)

Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.

License Class / No LOA Needed Fee *
Automobile Club Agent / No LOA Needed $5.00
Burial Agent / Burial $5.00
Emergency Adjuster / No LOA Needed $50.00
Independent Adjuster / All LOAs $100.00
Insurance Producer / All LOAs $100.00
Legal Agent / No LOA Needed $10.00
Limited Lines Insurance Producer / All LOAs $100.00
Limited Lines Credit Insurance Producer / All LOAs $100.00
Managing General Agent / No LOA Needed $100.00
Public Adjuster / No LOA Needed $100.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker / No LOA Needed $50.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager / No LOA Needed $50.00
Risk Retention Agent / No LOA Needed $50.00
Surplus Lines Insurance Producer / No LOA Needed $100.00
Supervising General Agent / No LOA Needed $100.00
Temporary Limited Lines Insurance Producer / All LOAs $100.00
Viatical Settlement Broker / No LOA Needed $50.00
Viatical Settlement Representative / No LOA Needed $50.00

* Per application.

Additional fees:

  • Online applications (per session) - $1.00
  • Amendment fee - $25.00 for insurance producers, limited lines insurance producers, and temporary limited lines insurance producers only.

Contacts

Last Update: 12/14/2018

MISSISSIPPI Resident Licensing for Business Entities

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State Announcements

There are no announcements for Mississippi at this time.

Primary Rules (Business Entity)

Response Question
Yes Accepts initial license for business entities electronically.
Yes Accepts major lines of authority.
Yes Accepts limited lines of authority.
Yes Accepts surplus lines for business entities.
Yes Applicant can add lines of authority (amend) to an existing active license.
Yes Applicant can reinstate/reapply through NIPR's Resident License (RL) Application.
Yes License printing available electronically.

License Printing

To print your license, click the state on NIPR's Producer Licensing Map.

Business Rules (Business Entity)

Applicant must not hold an active resident license in another state.

Applicant must provide residence, business and mailing addresses. Residence address must not contain a P.O. Box.

Non-citizens of the U.S. must have a resident license for selling insurance in one of the fifty (50) U.S. states.

Applicant’s National Producer Number (NPN) must match current PDB record, if applicable.

Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.

Variable applicants must hold Mississippi life license or apply for life license in order to be eligible for variable life and variable annuity products.

If applicant has status reason Failure to Renew, they are sent to Resident License Renewal (RLR) Application if within one (1) year of the expiration date. If over one (1) year, they go through normally. Applicants with no status reasons should not be allowed to reinstate.

Applicants applying for surplus lines insurance producer must already hold an active insurance producer with LOA property, casualty, and/or personal lines

At least one (1) Designated Responsible Licensed Producer (DRLP) must be provided on the application. This excludes portable electronics entity.

The DRLP listed on the application must have an active Mississippi license. This excludes portable electronics entity, business entity adjuster, and public adjuster entity.

Business entity public adjuster applicants must provide a DRLP that is actively licensed in Mississippi as a public adjuster.

Licenses with a status reason of canceled for cause, revoked and suspended may not reapply for a license.

Business Entity Reinsurance Intermediary Broker or Reinsurance Intermediary Manager applicants must provide at least one Designated Responsible Licensed Producer that is actively license in Mississippi for Reinsurance Intermediary Broker or Reinsurance Intermediary Manager or Insurance Producer with any Line of Authority.

Limited Lines Travel Insurance Producer Business Entity applicants must provide a DRLP that is actively licensed in MS for a Limited Lines Insurance Producer with Travel or Insurance Producer with Property and Casualty.

If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.

State Offerings (Business Entity)

License Class Line of Authority (LOA) DRLP Required
Adjuster None Yes
Insurance Producer Entity None Yes
Limited Lines Credit Insurance Producer Entity None Yes
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Entity None Yes
Limited Lines Travel Insurance Producer Business Entity None Yes
Managing General Agent None Yes
Portable Electronics Entity None No
Public Adjuster Entity None Yes
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker No LOA Needed Yes
Reinsurance Intermediary Manager No LOA Needed Yes
Supervising General Agent Entity None Yes
Third Party Administrator None No
Viatical Settlement Broker Entity None No
Viatical Settlement Representative Entity None No
Viatical Settlement Provider None Yes

* Applications for Other lines of authority will defer to state for approval.

License Fees (Business Entity)

Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.

License Class / LOA Combination Fee *
Adjuster $400.00
Insurance Producer Entity / No LOA Needed $200.00
Limited Lines Insurance Producer Entity / No LOA Needed $200.00
Limited Lines Credit Insurance Producer Entity / No LOA Needed $200.00
Limited Lines Travel Insurance Producer Business Entity No LOA Needede $200.00
Managing General Agent / No LOA Needed $100.00
Portable Electronics Entity / No LOA Needed $5000.00
Public Adjuster Entity / No LOA Needed $400.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker / No LOA Needed $100.00
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker / No LOA Needed $100.00
Supervising General Agent Entity / No LOA Needed $100.00
Third Party Administrator / No LOA Needed $200.00
Viatical Settlement Broker Entity / No LOA Needed $50.00
Viatical Settlement Representative Entity / No LOA Needed $50.00
Viatical Settlement Provider / No LOA Needed $200.00

* Per application.

Additional fees:

  • Online applications (per session) - $1.00

Contacts

Last Update: 12/14/2018

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