Mississippi Insurance Continuing Education Courses and Requirements

MISSISSIPPI CE COURSES

The following courses are currently available for Mississippi:

Course NameCredit HoursLine of Authority
Anti-Money Laundering2.00Ethics
Ethical Practices: Avoiding E&O Claims3.00Ethics
Ethics & Insurance: How to Sell Ethically & Comply with the Law3.00Ethics
NFIP Flood Insurance3.00Flood
Indexed Product Training4.00Life
Distribution Planning4.00Life/Health
Group Benefits & Worksite Insurance4.00Life/Health
Health Insurance Policies: Protecting Clients from Health-Related Loss5.00Life/Health
Life Insurance Policy Types & Suitability6.00Life/Health
Medicare Supplement Insurance: Closing the Gap4.00Life/Health
Principles of Life and Health Insurance12.00Life/Health
Retirement Planning4.00Life/Health
Variable Life & Annuities: Understanding Investment Potential and Risks5.00Life/Health
Annuity Suitability Certification Training4.00Life/Health/Annuity
Long Term Care Certification Training8.00LTC
LTC Certification Refresher4.00LTC
Businessowners Policy (BOP)4.00Property/Casualty
Commercial Lines: Property/Auto/Liability4.00Property/Casualty
Personal Lines: Protecting Your Client's Home, Auto, & Critical Risks7.00Property/Casualty

 

REQUIRED HOURS

• Licensed Life and Health and Property and Casualty producers in Mississippi are required to take 24 hours of CE, including 3 hours of ethics, every 2-year license term.

• Adjusters are required to take 12 hours of CE every 1-year license term.

The producer license term ends on every 2 years on the last day of their birth month. No carry over credits are allowed and a student cannot take a course more than once in a license term. For Licenses in effect for 13-18 months: 12 hours of continuing education is required each year prior to the expiration date.


CATEGORY RESTRICTIONS

Students may only take courses approved for the line of authority which they hold to obtain their Continuing Education credits.

 

SPECIAL TRAINING

• ANNUITY TRAINING – Mississippi producers must take a course approved for at least 4 hours before selling or soliciting any annuity products.

• FLOOD INSURANCE TRAINING – Mississippi producers licensed in Fire and Casualty lines who sell National Flood Insurance Policies are required to take a one-time 3-hour course on Flood Insurance.

 

COURSE PRESENTATION

• PROGRESSIVE – Students must progress through the curriculum topic by topic. Students must access all reading content and attempt all Study by Topic quizzes.

• CERTIFICATION EXAM – Students are required to pass the certification exam with a 70% or better. Exams must be monitored by a disinterested third party who certifies that the licensee completed the exam without outside assistance.

• STUDY BY TOPIC QUIZZES – ExamFX requires that all Study by Topic quizzes be passed with at least a score of 70%.

• STUDENT AND PROCTOR ATTESTATION – The student and proctor attestation must be completed following the certificate exam.

 

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND REPORTING

Your certificate of completion will be emailed to you within two (2) business days. Completions are reported to state entities within two (2) business days of the certificate having been issued. The state
 
charges $4.75 per credit in order to report completions. This fee is charged to the student before the certification exam may be accessed.

 

NONRESIDENT PRODUCERS

Nonresident producers must complete their Continuing Education in their home state and remain in good standing.

 

CE EXEMPTIONS

The following are exempt from Mississippi CE requirements:

• Inactive producers

• Producers holding limited lines licenses

• Nonresident producers

• Nonresident adjusters

 

LICENSE RENEWAL

Producers must renew their license through Sircon.

 

STATE CONTACT INFORMATION

Mississippi Insurance Department Phone: 601-359-3569 or 800-562-2957
Fax: 601-359-1951
Web site: www.mid.ms.gov

Mailing Address:
Mississippi Insurance Department Agents Licensing Unit
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205-0079

The information displayed above is for informational purposes only. ExamFX is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this page. All steps have been taken to make sure that the information relayed on this page is accurate; however, information is subject to change without notice. It is the responsibility of the producer to be compliant per their states requirements.