Public Access Information

The MID Public Access Information page contains general guidelines on which commonly-requested information resources maintained by the Mississippi Insurance Department are available to the public pursuant to the Mississippi Public Records Act of 1983, (Miss Code Ann. Sect. § 25-61-1) and Department procedural requirements.

This page lists information that can be requested by telephone, viewed during an in-person visit or obtained by a written request. However, it is not a comprehensive listing of information resources maintained by the Department.

Note: The requestor of documents must pay all copying and research costs associated with their preparation pursuant to Mississippi Insurance Department Regulation 19 Miss. Admin. Code, Part 1, Chapter 15 (pdf)

Fees for Public Access Information
Per Page Copy $.50
Per Hour Research Time $6.00 and up (higher fee for supervisory level time)
Seal Certifying True Copies $20.00
Transfer Of Data To CD $50.00
Offsite Storage Retrieval Cost Varies

Actuarial Division

The Actuarial Division maintains information on Life, Accident and Health Insurance Companies only. Form filings are submitted for approval. Rate filings are submitted for review only. One year plus the current year are kept on file. HMO Actuarial Memorandums and Medicare Supplement Actuarial Memorandums cannot be viewed by the public.

Information Available by Telephone:

Individuals may request whether a certain form has been submitted for approval or has been approved. The individual must be able to supply the form number of that particular document and the date it was submitted by the company for review. Records are kept by form number.


Consumer Services Division

The Consumer Services Division maintains information on consumer inquiries and complaints.

Information Available by Telephone:

  • Company Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Date Licensed
  • Number of complaints and inquiries/requests for assistance made on a particular company.

Note: No distinction is made in MID company complaint files between complaints and inquiries/requests for assistance. Therefore, such records do not reflect the number of complaints against the company. In addition, a company that writes a large amount of business in the state will have more inquiries and complaints than a company that writes a small amount of business.

Visitors May View:

Closed Complaint Files

In order to view closed complaint files, a consumer must contact Consumer Services in advance and supply the name of the company to allow time for the requested closed files to be pulled. Open complaint files are not available for public viewing, pursuant to the Mississippi Public Records Act of 1983 .

Written Requests are Required for:

In order to receive information on closed complaint files, the consumer must submit a written statement requesting the information by specific company.


Financial and Market Regulation Division

The Financial and Market Regulation Division reviews and maintains financial information on insurance companies applying, licensed, or approved to write business in Mississippi.

Information Available by Telephone:

  • Company Name
  • Company Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Director Names
  • Date Licensed
  • States Where Company is Licensed
  • Domicile State
  • Total Assets
  • Total Liabilities
  • Capital
  • Surplus

Visitors May View:

  • Annual Statement Filings
  • Quarterly Statement Filings

Written Requests are Required for Copies of:

  • Annual Statement Filings
  • Quarterly Statement Filings
  • Examination Reports

Licensing Division

The Licensing Division maintains information on insurance companies, agents, adjusters, professional bail agents (bail bondsmen) and their assistants, agencies, HMOs, third party administrators, and automobile clubs.

Applications to obtain a license are also handled by this Division, excluding the applications for insurance companies and HMO's which are processed by the Financial and Market Regulation Division.

The Licensing Division also enforces pre-licensing, continuing education programs, and licensing laws & regulations.

Information Available by Telephone:

  • Company Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Date Licensed
  • Lines of insurance that an insurance company is licensed to transact

Property/Casualty Rating Division

The Property/Casualty Rating Division reviews rates, rules, and form filings of licensed property/casualty insurance companies for prior approval before use in Mississippi.

Visitors May View:

The Property/Casualty Rating Division's files are open to the public and can be viewed at any time during office hours. Two years plus the current year are kept on file. Photocopies are available on a per-page fee basis.