Mississippi Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Mississippi.

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Mississippi Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Mississippi Asbestos Contractor Certification

More Information:

https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/air/asbestos/accreditation-and-certification/

Agency:Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Contractor Certification/Re-certification Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$350

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Contractor Certification/Re-certification Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$350

Due:

Annually

Mississippi Commercial Contractor License

Agency:Mississippi State Board of Contractors
Financial Requirements:

Applicants for a major classifications must give proof of a net worth of at least $50,000. For minor classifications the net worth requirement is $20,000.

Insurance Requirements:

$300,000 in liability coverage per occurance and $600,000 aggregate.

Notes:

  • A reviewed or audited financial statement including the last 12 months of financials must be submitted with the application.
  • Applicants must also have an active Department of Revenue sales tax or use tax account before applying.

Initial Registration

Form:

Commercial Application

Agency fee:

$400 for a single classification + $100 for each additional classification.

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Commercial Renewal

Agency fee:

$400

Due:

Annually

Notes:

Licensees must provide proof of meeting net worth requirements with their renewal application. For a major classifications the requirement is at least $50,000, and for minor classifications the requirement is at least $20,000.

Mississippi Residential Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.msboc.us/?page_id=103

Agency:Mississippi State Board of Contractors
Insurance Requirements:

Proof of liability insurance coverage is required. There is no minimum coverage amount for residential contractors.

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Application

Agency fee:

$50 for a single classification + $100 for each additional classification.

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Residential Renewal

Agency fee:

$100

Due:

Annually

Individual Licenses

Mississippi Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Mississippi Asbestos Air Monitor Certification

More Information:

https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/air/asbestos/accreditation-and-certification/

Agency:Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Mississippi Asbestos Inspector Certification

More Information:

https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/air/asbestos/accreditation-and-certification/

Agency:Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Mississippi Asbestos Management Planner Certification

More Information:

https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/air/asbestos/accreditation-and-certification/

Agency:Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Mississippi Asbestos Project Designer Certification

More Information:

https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/air/asbestos/accreditation-and-certification/

Agency:Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Mississippi Asbestos Supervisor Certification

More Information:

https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/air/asbestos/accreditation-and-certification/

Agency:Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Mississippi Asbestos Worker Certification

More Information:

https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/air/asbestos/accreditation-and-certification/

Agency:Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Associated General Contractors of America
Professional association providing advocacy and organization for construction firms and workers.

National Association of Home Builders
National association for the promotion of the housing industry.

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies
National organization that represents and promotes the interests of state level contractor licensing agencies.

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