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Mississippi Contractors License

get mississippi contractors licenseEvery Classification is Mississippi requires pre-approval. All applicants must submit a completed application to the State Licensing Board to obtain approval before testing. Mississippi has no minimum experience requirements. However, they do expect applicants to have experience in the area(s) they wish to be licensed and be able to document it on their application. Applicants must also submit a financial statement that is less than 12 months old showing net worth that has been reviewed by a CPA. Major classifications must have a net worth of at least $50,000. (Major classifications are Building, Highway, Street and Bridges, Heavy Construction, Electrical, Mechanical, Municipal and Public Works.)


Mississippi Contractors License Requirements


let us help you get your contractors licenseA Building Construction License is required in Mississippi for commercial projects that exceed over $50,000 in value. A licensed building contractor in Mississippi can perform general aspects of construction on any commercial, residential or industrial structure. Applicants are required to submit a CPA reviewed financial statement. This statement must document a net worth of at least $50,000. More info here.


Mississippi Contractors Fees


contractors license feesAll applicants must pass a business and law exam and a trade exam for the classification(s) they want to be certified in. The exam fee is $120 for 1 portion or $240 for two portions of testing. It will cost $200 for a contractors license in one classification. Each contractors license is good for one year only.


Mississippi Contractors Exam Details


contractor exam detailed informationApplicants will have to pass two exams: law and business exam and their trade. Law and Business exam has 50 questions and an 2-hour time limit. A 70% is required to pass the exam. The general contractors exam on the other hand has 80 questions and an 3-hour time limit. A 70% is required to pass the exam. The examination is open book and pre-approval from the Board is required before taking the exam. More info here.


Mississippi License Exams We Cover


Mississippi Law & Business Exam


Mississippi Building Contractors Exam


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Mississippi Contractors License Reciprocity


contractors license reciprocityThe State of Mississippi has entered into reciprocal agreements with the following licensing boards: Alabama General Contractors Board, Alabama Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors, Alabama Electrical Board, Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board, Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors, Tennessee Board for Licensing General Contractors, South Carolina Contractors Licensing Board - Building (unlimited), master electrician exams only. This agreement only pertains to trade EXAMINATIONS and does not minimize the ability of the State of Mississippi to investigate the applicant in any way. The contractor must make application to the Mississippi Board of Contractors and meet all other requirements of the board before a Certificate of Responsibility Number will be issued. More info here.