Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors


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Contact Information

Mailing address:
660 North Street, Suite 400
Jackson, MS 39202

Phone: 601-359-6160
Fax: 601-359-6159

Web: Home Name search Forms File online

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Mississippi Engineer Intern Enrollment

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Fact Checked:7/3/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Engineer Intern Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:11/2/18

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Mississippi Engineering Certificate of Authorization

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Law:

Mississippi Code § 73-13-43

Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Professional Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Professional Associations
Ownership Requirements:

Business Corporations:

  • At least one officer or individual who has management responsibility for the practice and who makes significant technical and/or contractual judgments on behalf of the firm must be an engineer licensed in Mississippi.

Professional Corporations:

  • At least one active stockholder must hold a certificate to practice engineering in Mississippi.
  • Each stockholder, director and officer shall hold a certificate to practice engineering in that person’s state of residence.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • At least one member or individual who has management responsibility for the practice and who makes significant technical and/or contractual judgments on behalf of the firm must be an engineer licensed in Mississippi.

Professional Limited Liability Companies:

  • At least one active holder of an ownership interest must have a certificate to practice engineering in Mississippi.
  • Each holder of an ownership interest, member and manager shall hold a certificate to practice engineering in that person’s state of residence.

Partnerships:

  • At least one partner or individual who has management responsibility for the practice and who makes significant technical and/or contractual judgments on behalf of the firm must be an engineer licensed in Mississippi.
Fact Checked:5/28/20

Initial Registration

This section applies to engineering firms that are applying for a license in Mississippi for the first time. If you already have a license and are looking to renew it, please see the renewal section.

Form:

Certificate of Authority Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Before you Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  • Identify a Mississippi licensed engineer to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's engineering activities in Mississippi.
  • Ensure that your business entity meets ownership requirements.

Foreign Applicants:

  • Identify a Mississippi licensed engineer to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's engineering activities in Mississippi.
  • Ensure that your Mississippi entity meets ownership requirements.
  • Obtain a certificate of good standing from your business entity's home state (to be filed during the foreign qualification process). The certificate cannot be more than 60 days old when filing foreign qualification documents.
How to Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  1. File a Certificate of Authority Application with the Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors.
  2. Create an online account to file entity formation documents with the Mississippi Secretary of State (if your entity's name contains some form of the word "engineers" you may need to submit a copy of your board-issued firm license).

Foreign Applicants:

  1. File a Certificate of Authority Application with the Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors.
  2. Create an online account to file foreign qualification documents with the Mississippi Secretary of State (if your entity's name contains some form of the word "engineers" you may need to submit a copy of your board-issued firm license).
Fact Checked:5/28/20

Registration Renewal

This section applies to engineering firms that are already licensed in Mississippi and need to renew their license.

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50 online or $75 by mail.

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Required Attachments:
  • List of officers, managers, or partners of the firm including addresses
  • Disclosure of disciplinary actions taken against individuals acting as qualifying individuals (if applicable)
Fact Checked:4/15/20

Amendment

Form:

Engineering Certificate of Authority Application (Amendment)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Within 30 days of the effective date of the change.

Fact Checked:11/5/19

Reinstatement

Form:

Engineering Certificate of Authority Application (Relicensure)

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:11/5/19

Mississippi Land Surveying Certificate of Authorization

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Law:

Mississippi Code 73-13-3

Eligible Entity Types:

Mississippi allows surveying firms to practice under most entity types, including corporations, professional corporations, LLCs, professional LLCs, partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships.

Fact Checked:11/5/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Certificate of Authority Application

Agency Fee:

$100

How to Apply:
  1. Secretary of State: Application for Registration of a Foreign Company
  2. Board of Professional Engineers and Surveyors: Certificate of Authority

EXCEPTION: If the name of the firm (or the firm's purpose clause) contain the word “survey” or any modification or derivation thereof, must submit, and have approved, a certificate of authority application to the Board prior to registering with the Secretary of State.

Fact Checked:11/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Certificate of Authority Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$50 online or $75 by mail.

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:11/5/19

Mississippi Professional Engineer License

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Allow Digital Signatures?Yes
Digital Signature Guidelines:

Mississippi does not prohibit or restrict digital seals and signatures. Mississippi does not have rules to dictate where you sign your name (across, under, or next to your seal), nor is there a rule regarding the placement of the date.

Seal & Signature Guidance

Allow Digital Sealing?Yes
Digital Sealing Guidelines:

See digital signing guidelines.

Fact Checked:5/13/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Licensure as a Professional Engineer

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:5/19/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:5/19/21

Mississippi Professional Surveyor License

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Licensure as a Profesional Surveyor

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:6/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Mississippi Surveyor Intern Enrollment

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Enrollment as a Surveyor Intern

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Enrollment as engineer intern or surveyor intern does not expire.

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