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Mississippi Commercial Builder Construction

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    State Requirements & Application


    * Licensure will be required for the practice of contracting in Mississippi for commercial projects that $100,000 or more or public projects $50,000 or more.

    * Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.

    * The Mississippi Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractors license.

    * Applicants must submit CPA reviewed financial statements to document sufficient net worth and provide proof of workers compensation insurance at required levels of coverage.

    * Applicant must Provide a Certificate of General Liability insurance coverage showing current minimum coverage of $300,000.00 per occurrence and $600,000.00 aggregate.

    * Applicant must show experience in the Classification of work requested. Please List 3 jobs Completed.


    Board Contact Information:

    Mississippi State Board of Contractors
    2679 Crane Ridge Dr. Suite, C
    Jackson, MS 39216

    Phone: 800.880.6161
    Mississippi State Licensing Board

    Frequently Asked Questions: MS FAQ

    Fees: The application fee for a new prime Mississippi general contractor license is $300. The renewal fee is $200. The application fee for a subcontractor is $150. To obtain a Mississippi contractor license application and other forms for Mississippi go to Mississippi Application

    Test Information

    Test Information:
    This open book test covers information over 11 subject areas. The questions are created from content in the Mississippi Business Law book.
    Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

    Exam Information
    Exam Fee $120
    Number of Questions 80
    Passing Score 70%
    Time Limit 180 Minutes

    Subject Area Number of Questions
    Site work 6
    Concrete 12
    Masonry 6
    Metals 12
    Carpentry 7
    Thermal and Moisture Protection 7
    Doors and Windows 3
    Finishes 3
    Safety 6
    General Code, Plan Reading and Estimating 15
    Mississippi One Call 3


    Mississippi has established reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Tennessee. Must have Held License in Classification for 3 years. Does NOT Apply to NASCLA. State Business Law exam will still need to be taken.

    Permitted Work

    The Mississippi Building Construction License (General Contractor) covers the construction of any commercial, residential or industrial structure.