Mississippi Licensing Resources

Find information about obtaining, maintaining, and amending a variety of Mississippi licenses and registrations.

Every state has different licensing and registration requirements for business entities and nonprofits, depending on the services they offer. On this page you'll find Mississippi-specific guides and resources dealing with entity formation, occupational licensing, tax filings, and a variety of other important compliance topics.

Mississippi State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Mississippi that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Alcoholic Beverage Control Office
  • Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Department of Employment Security
  • Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program
  • Department of Revenue
  • Gaming Commission - Charitable Gaming Division
  • Insurance Department
  • Landscape Architecture Advisory Committee
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State - Charities Division
  • Secretary of State - Securities Division
  • State Board of Architects
  • State Board of Contractors
  • State Board of Public Accountancy
  • State Department of Health

Mississippi Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within Mississippi that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

  • Adams County
  • Alcorn County
  • Amite County
  • Attala County
  • Benton County
  • Bolivar County
  • Calhoun County
  • Carroll County
  • Chickasaw County
  • Choctaw County
  • Claiborne County
  • Clarke County
  • Clay County
  • Coahoma County
  • Copiah County
  • Covington County
  • DeSoto County
  • Forrest County
  • Franklin County
  • George County
  • Greene County
  • Grenada County
  • Hancock County
  • Harrison County
  • Hinds County
  • Holmes County
  • Humphreys County
  • Issaquena County
  • Itawamba County
  • Jackson County
  • Jasper County
  • Jefferson County
  • Jefferson Davis County
  • Jones County
  • Kemper County
  • Lafayette County
  • Lamar County
  • Lauderdale County
  • Lawrence County
  • Leake County
  • Lee County
  • Leflore County
  • Lincoln County
  • Lowndes County
  • Madison County
  • Marion County
  • Marshall County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Neshoba County
  • Newton County
  • Noxubee County
  • Oktibbeha County
  • Panola County
  • Pearl River County
  • Perry County
  • Pike County
  • Pontotoc County
  • Prentiss County
  • Quitman County
  • Rankin County
  • Scott County
  • Sharkey County
  • Simpson County
  • Smith County
  • Stone County
  • Sunflower County
  • Tallahatchie County
  • Tate County
  • Tippah County
  • Tishomingo County
  • Tunica County
  • Union County
  • Walthall County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Webster County
  • Wilkinson County
  • Winston County
  • Yalobusha County
  • Yazoo County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Aberdeen
  • Ackerman
  • Amory
  • Ashland
  • Baldwyn
  • Batesville
  • Bay Saint Louis
  • Bay Springs
  • Belzoni
  • Benoit
  • Biloxi
  • Blue Mountain
  • Booneville
  • Brandon
  • Brookhaven
  • Byhalia
  • Byram
  • Caledonia
  • Calhoun City
  • Canton
  • Carriere
  • Carrollton
  • Carthage
  • Centreville
  • Charleston
  • Clarksdale
  • Cleveland
  • Clinton
  • Coffeeville
  • Collins
  • Columbia
  • Columbus
  • Conehatta
  • Corinth
  • Crystal Springs
  • D'Iberville
  • De Kalb
  • Decatur
  • Diamondhead
  • Durant
  • Ecru
  • Elliott
  • Ellisville
  • Enterprise
  • Eupora
  • Fayette
  • Florence
  • Flowood
  • Forest
  • Fulton
  • Gautier
  • Golden
  • Goodman
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood
  • Grenada
  • Gulfport
  • Guntown
  • Hamilton
  • Hattiesburg
  • Hazlehurst
  • Heidelberg
  • Hernando
  • Hollandale
  • Holly Springs
  • Horn Lake
  • Houston
  • Hurley
  • Indianola
  • Inverness
  • Itta Bena
  • Iuka
  • Jackson
  • John C. Stennis Space Center
  • Kiln
  • Kosciusko
  • Lake
  • Lauderdale
  • Laurel
  • Leakesville
  • Leland
  • Lexington
  • Liberty
  • Long Beach
  • Louisville
  • Lucedale
  • Lumberton
  • Maben
  • Macon
  • Madison
  • Magee
  • Magnolia
  • Marks
  • Mathiston
  • McComb
  • McCondy
  • Meadville
  • Mendenhall
  • Meridian
  • Mississippi State University
  • Moorhead
  • Morton
  • Moss Point
  • Natchez
  • New Houlka
  • Ocean Springs
  • Okolona
  • Olive Branch
  • Osyka
  • Oxford
  • Pascagoula
  • Pass Christian
  • Pearl
  • Pearlington
  • Perkinston
  • Petal
  • Philadelphia
  • Picayune
  • Pontotoc
  • Poplarville
  • Port Gibson
  • Prentiss
  • Purvis
  • Quitman
  • Raleigh
  • Raymond
  • Richland
  • Richton
  • Ridgeland
  • Rienzi
  • Ripley
  • Rolling Fork
  • Scooba
  • Senatobia
  • Shannon
  • Soso
  • Southaven
  • Star
  • Starkville
  • Summit
  • Sunflower
  • Tie Plant
  • Tunica
  • Tupelo
  • Tylertown
  • Union
  • Vancleave
  • Vicksburg
  • Walls
  • Water Valley
  • Waveland
  • Waynesboro
  • Wesson
  • West Point
  • Wiggins
  • Winona
  • Yazoo City
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