Licensing Appointments

The Mississippi Insurance Department provides the following information on Company/Agent appointments. Click on the links (where available) for instructions and forms. Questions pertaining to the appointment process should be directed to licensing@mid.ms.gov or by calling the MID Licensing Division at (601) 359-3582.


Appointments

All insurance companies must secure and have on file current evidence of an agent's background investigation before the agent's appointment is requested. Fees are $25.00 for agents and general agents.


Renewals

Bulletin 2009-8 Annual Renewal of Producer Appointments

Companies may not delete individuals from the renewal list. Company appointment renewals for all company types will be mailed on or about April 1 and due May 31. The invoices may not be altered and payment in full must be received by the annual renewal date.

Insurance Companies may terminate appointments either electronically or by using the paper cancellation form prescribed by the Commissioner by March 15 to ensure individuals are not on the renewal list.


Terminations

Companies are encouraged to electronically appoint/terminate their agents.

All insurance companies must, upon termination of the appointment of any agent, notify the Commissioner within 30 days. There is no charge for termination.

Companies can no longer delete those individuals from the renewal list they do not wish to re-appoint. Terminations of agents have to be completed by March 15.


Company Authorization of Individuals to Appoint/Terminate

All individuals who appoint/terminate agents, except officers of the insurance company, must be authorized by each insurance company before signing the appropriate forms.


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