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UPDATED: Oct 30, 2020

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We offer Missouri residents life insurance from several of the best MO life insurance companies. Life insurance is very similar from state-to-state, with a few exceptions, so your Missouri life insurance rates may vary.

However, this guide should help you understand the differences in Missouri life insurance as well as find resources in your state. We’ll also show you how to get the best life insurance in Missouri.

Before we dive into this guide, find affordable Missouri life insurance rates by clicking on our FREE quote tool above. Get started now.

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Missouri Life Insurance Quotes

We offer Missouri residents life insurance from several A-rated life insurance companies. Life insurance is very similar from state to state, with a few exceptions. This guide should help you understand the differences as well as find resources in your state.

Policy Cost – The premium (cost) you pay for your life insurance policy does not vary by state. It is the same regardless of which state you live in. Premiums are set by life insurance companies then approved by the State Insurance Department.

Company Availability – Not all companies are available in every state. For example, if a life insurance company has not filed its product or rates with your State Insurance Department, that company won’t be available in your state. Company availability changes often due to new filings.

Product Availability – There are instances where life insurance companies offer only specific products or riders in a state. For example, a company may offer a child insurance rider on their policy, but the feature may not be available in all states. These exclusions can be viewed by clicking on the life insurance companies in the list below.

Missouri life insurance also offers residents a 30-day grace period, a guarantee of death benefits up to $300,000, and a timely payment of death claims. 

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Life Insurance Rates in Missouri

To give you an idea of what Missouri life insurance rates look like, you can check out the chart below to see what the top companies charge based on age, marital status, and gender for both smokers and non-smokers. 

Keep in mind that your Missouri life insurance quotes may be different, especially depending on which type of Missouri life insurance policy you choose.

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In this next chart, you can also see how many Missouri life insurance companies there are in comparison to other midwestern states.

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As you can see in the above chart, Missouri is home to 28 life insurance companies that operate specifically in the state, which means you have plenty of options. Get access to the best Missouri life insurance with our free comparison tool on this page to save money.

Missouri Guaranty Association

State guaranty associations are committed to protecting resident policyholders and beneficiaries in the event of an insurance company insolvency. The association is made up of all insurance companies licensed to sell life insurance, health insurance and annuities in the state. If an insurance company becomes insolvent (goes out of business), the association steps in to protect policyholders by continuing coverage and paying claims, up to defined limits.

In Missouri, a life insurance policy is protected up to $300,000. This amount is the maximum benefit provided for any one life. In other words, multiple policies on any one person are limited to this amount.

Missouri Life Insurance Contacts

Here is a list of all the necessary state contacts for residents with Missouri life insurance claims and other related matters.

Guaranty Association

If you need information about a Missouri life insurance or health insurance guaranty, contact the Missouri Life & Health Insurance Guaranty Association at 1-573-634-8455 or visit the website.

Insurance Department

For the latest updates about Missouri state insurance, contact the Missouri Department of Insurance by phone at 1-800-726-7390 or visit the website. Here, you can find the most current information regarding Missouri life insurance laws, including Missouri life insurance beneficiary laws.

You can also access resources such as the Missouri life insurance lookup, the Missouri life insurance policy locator, or find a life insurance policy provider in Missouri. Home and life insurance companies will provide contact information via this state page for you to reach out with further questions.

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QuickQuote is licensed to sell life insurance in Missouri under Agency License Number 8006188.

The licensed company principal is Tim Bain, Agent License Number 0125105.

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Missouri Life Insurance Companies

American General Life Insurance Company

Banner Life Insurance Company

Fidelity Life Association

Haven Life / MassMutual

John Hancock Life Insurance Company

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company

Metlife Life Insurance Company

North American Company for Life & Health Insurance

Pacific Life & Annuity Company

Principal Life Insurance Company

Protective Life Insurance Company

Pruco Life Insurance Company (Prudential)

Sagicor Life Insurance Company

The Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts (SBLI)

Transamerica Life Insurance Company

United of Omaha Life Insurance Company

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