SURETY AND BOND / INSURANCE AGENTS
Mississippi code requires that the bonds, bonds companies, bond agents, surety company, surety agents, insurance providers and insurance agents be licensed in the State of Mississippi. You can check these listings by visiting the Licensing Division of the Mississippi Department of Insurance.
- The bid bond surety and agent has to be listed on the Mississippi Insurance Dept.
- The contract bond surety and agent (or MS resident agent countersigning) has to be on the Mississippi Insurance Dept website and the agent has to be able to sign for that surety company.
- The insurance providers have to be on the Mississippi Insurance Dept.
- The agent signing the insurance certificate or the MS resident agent has to be on the Mississippi Insurance Dept website but not for the providers (just licensed in MS).