Mississippi State Board of Architects


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We are a service company that can help you file with the Mississippi State Board of Architects. We are not associated with this nor any other government agency. We offer paid services and software to help you file. You are not required to purchase our service to file - you may file directly with this agency without using our service.


Contact Information

Physical address:
2 Professional Parkway, #2B
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Phone: 601-856-4652
Fax: 601-856-1510

Web: Home Name search
Email: msboa@msboa.ms.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Mississippi State Board of Architects 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 Architect License

Agency:Mississippi State Board of Architects
NCARB Certificate:Required
Completion of CE/PDH:Required
Fact Checked:8/11/19
Interview:Not required
NAAB-accredited degree:Required
NCARB IDP:Required
Additional Experience:Not required
State-specific exam:Required

Initial Registration

This section applies to architects that are applying for a license in Mississippi for the first time.

Form:http://www.archbd.state.ms.us/arch_lic_info.html
Agency Fee:

$275 resident/$450 0n-resident application fee + $60.00 exam fee

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Reciprocal Registration

This section applies to architects licensed in another state that are looking for reciprocal licensure in Mississippi.

Agency Fee:

$275 resident/$450 0n-resident

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Registration Renewal

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

Agency Fee:

$275 resident/$350 0n-resident

Due:

By November 30 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Mississippi Architecture Firm License

Not required



Architecture Firm licensure is not required on the State level in Mississippi.

Firm licenses are not issued at the state level, however, a licensed individual must oversee all architectural work. Firms should consult board rules and state statutes before doing business.

More information: Mississippi State Board of Architects
Law:

30 MS Admin Code § 201.3.2

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

Professional Corporations:

  • At least one active stockholder must hold a certificate to practice architecture in
    Mississippi.
  • Each stockholder, director and officer shall hold a certificate to practice architecture or engineering in that person’s state of residence.
  • No person shall be entitled to be a stockholder, officer or director of a PC or a PA offering architectural services in Mississippi other than licensed architects and engineers.

Professional Limited Liability Companies:

  • At least one owner of a membership interest in the PLLC shall hold a certificate to practice architecture in Mississippi.
  • Each owner of a membership interest and any managers of the PLLC shall hold a certificate to practice architecture or engineering in that person’s state of residence.
  • No person shall be entitled to hold a membership interest in or be a manager of “PLLC” offering architectural services in Mississippi other than licensed architects and engineers.

Partnerships:

  • At least one active partner must hold a certificate to practice architecture in Mississippi and each active partner shall hold a certificate to practice architecture or engineering in that partner’s state of residence.

Mississippi Interior Designer Certification

Agency:Mississippi State Board of Architects
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$175

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250

Due:

By January 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Mississippi Landscape Architect Registration

Agency:Mississippi State Board of Architects
Fact Checked:10/14/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Upon completion of the LARE, an applicant must direct CLARB to transmit the CLARB Council Record to the Board. Upon receipt of the CLARB Council Record, the Board will forward an application for initial licensure (a manual process) to the applicant.

Agency Fee:

$125

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

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