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Mississippi Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

Mississippi Insurance Exam Prep Provider Number: 10000241

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for Mississippi?

Individuals must complete a pre-licensing course of study for the lines of authority desired before taking any examination. The prelicensing course must consist of 20 hours per line of authority on the general principles of insurance for that line of authority. The lines of authority requiring a pre-licensing course are as follows:
  • Life – 20 hours
  • Health and Accident – 20 hour
  • Life, Health, and Accident – 40 hours
  • Property – 20 hours
  • Casualty – 20 hours
  • Property and Casualty – 40 hours
  • Personal Lines – 20 hours

How to get an insurance license in Mississippi

  1. Meet the general eligibility criteria
    • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • Reside or maintain a principal place of residence in Mississippi.

  2. Complete required prelicensing education
    • Prepare for the Mississippi State Exam by completing a pre-licensing course of study.
    • To satisfy the requirements for your course, you will need to pass a monitored Exam Prep Course Certification Exam with a 70% or greater.
    • After passing the Exam Prep Course Certification Exam, you will be able to download a PDF Certificate of Completion which is valid for two years from the date of completion; you will need to take and pass your state exam within this timeframe.

  3. Register and pass state licensing exam
    • Make an exam reservation at www.pearsonvue.com/ms/insurance or by calling (866) 407-2057.
    • Bring two forms of current signature identification (a valid driver’s license, non-driver ID, passport, military ID, or employee ID card, credit card).
    Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of Mississippi Licensing Candidate Handbook. The Candidate Handbook and additional licensing information can be accessed by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.

  4. Apply for a License

What are the WebCE Mississippi Insurance Exam Prep course requirements?

  • Per Mississippi PLE requirements, applicants are required to complete all of the lessons in the pre-license education course sequentially before they can be issued a certificate of completion.
  • Students must pass the closed-book monitored Exam Prep Course Certification exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Exam Requirements: Self-Study exams are closed-book and must be monitored by a disinterested 3rd party. The disinterested third party must be minimum age of 18 years old and can be anyone except family members or anyone in whom the monitor instructor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination. Co-worker monitors must not be above or below in the student's line of supervision.
  • If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.
  • WebCE suggest to then utilize Exam Tutor and Flash Tutor for further practice before your exam day.

What is the access period for WebCE Mississippi Insurance Exam Prep courses?

90 days from the date of purchase. One additional extension for an additional 90 days can be purchased for $50.

How often does WebCE report Mississippi Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

Every business day to Sircon

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Mississippi Insurance Exam Prep courses?

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately upon completion of the pre-license course. Pre-licensing course certificates are valid for two years from date of completion.

What is the process to transfer an insurance license to Mississippi?

New residents will not be required to complete pre-license 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.
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What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in Mississippi?

Nonresident license candidates may obtain a Mississippi producer license, without having to complete the pre-license 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.

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Are there any Mississippi insurance product specific training requirements?

Who to contact for additional questions

Mississippi Department of Insurance

  • Phone: (601) 359-3582
  • Website: www.mid.ms.gov
  • Mail: 1001 Woolfolk State Office Building 501 North West Street Jackson, MS 39201

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This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's insurance department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
Last updated on 11/8/2022