Mississippi Business License

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General Business License Requirements for Mississippi.

Business licenses are often required of business entities, regardless of their products and services. This page provides an overview of business license requirements in Mississippi.

Mississippi General Business Licenses

Mississippi Business License

Not required

General Business License licensure is not required on the State level in Mississippi.

Mississippi does not have a general business license at the state level, but local licenses are often required.

Local General Business Licenses

Gulfport Privilege License

Agency:City of Gulfport General Finance (MS)

Initial Registration


Privilege License Application

Agency Fee:

Fee depends on business type. Applicant must go in person to the Gulfport City Clerk's office to apply and they will calculate license fee.


Registration Renewal


Renewal form is sent 1-2 months before September 30.

Agency Fee:

A calculated fee is on the renewal form mailed annually.


Annually by September 30.

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