Information about the Mississippi Insurance Department

Licensing Division

Director of Licensing

Vanessa Miller

Director of Licensing

Vanessa Miller was officially named Director of Licensing Division by Commissioner Mike Chaney effective February 1, 2018.

Vanessa joined the Mississippi Insurance Department in December of 2008, previously working as a Financial Examiner, with the Financial and Market Regulation Division. A Jackson Native, Vanessa holds a B.S. in Accounting from Mississippi College. She is an active member of the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE), obtaining a Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) designation in 2011 and a current member of the Securities & Insurance Licensing Association (SILA).


The Licensing Division is responsible for licensing insurance producers, agents and business entities. The Division ensures that all applicants have complied with the licensing laws prior to receiving a license to engage in the business of insurance in the State of Mississippi. The Division’s primary goals are to provide prompt and efficient customer service, attain uniformity with other states and comply with the provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Licensing Division
Mississippi Insurance Department
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205

Street Address:
1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 N. West St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Numbers:
Mississippi Insurance Department - 601-359-3569
Licensing Division - 601-359-3582
Fax - 601-359-1951

Email: Licensing Division