How to Get a Mississippi State Insurance License
This should be some helpful information to walk you through the state-specific items for Mississippi.

Mississippi Department of Insurance Testing Provider (Testing Services, Inc)
(601) 359-3582 (601) 956-0049
1. Schedule and Pass the Licensing Exam

Making Exam Reservations

Licensing exams are provided by Pearson VUE. An exam fee must be paid at the time of reservation by credit card, debit card, voucher, or electronic check. You can make an exam reservation through the following methods:

  • Online:  Make an online reservation at at least 24 hours before the desired exam date or 5 days in advance if paying by electronic check
  • Phone: (800-274-2608)
    •  Before calling, you must have the following:
      • Legal name, address, Social Security number, daytime phone number, and date of birth
      • Name of the exam
      • Preferred  exam date and test center location
  • Fax:  Reservation Form (found in the Pearson VUE Insurance Licensing Candidate Handbook)


What to Bring
Two forms of current signature identification are required:

  • A primary ID (current driver’s license, passport, military ID).  The Social Security card will also be required if the SSN is not listed on the primary ID.
  • A secondary ID (1099, W2, tax return)

One of the IDs must have a social security number

You will be required to present a copy of your Certificate of Completion at the testing site.

Exam Procedures
  • No talking or any other form of communication among candidates is permitted in the exam area.
  • Children, cell phones, calculators, pagers, cameras, programmable electronic devices, and recording devices of any kind are NOT allowed.
  • No smoking, eating, or drinking will be allowed at the exam site.
  • Dictionaries, books, papers, or study and reference materials are NOT permitted.
  • You may not exit the building during the exam.
  • Copying or communicating exam content is a violation and may result in the disqualification of exam results and lead to legal action and prosecution.
Exam Format
  • Each major line exam is given in a multiple-choice format.
  • The exam consists of two parts:
    • The general section deals with basic insurance product knowledge
    • The state section deals with insurance laws, rules, and regulations, and practices that are unique to Mississippi
  • The passing score required on each exam is 65%.
  • When you complete the exam, access the Testing Services Inc. website for exam results:
Mississippi Exam Information
Exam Type Exam Time Total Questions
Life Producer 2 hours 75
Life, Accident & Health Producer 2 hours 125
2. Apply for a License
After successfully completing the examination, applicants must complete an online application at  or  or download a paper application from the Mississippi Insurance Department website at .

Questions?  Email [email protected] or call 601-359-3582