Requirements to Obtaining your License
A Building Construction License is required in Mississippi for commercial projects that exceed over $50,000 and public works projects that are over $50,000 in value.
Work that can be Done Under this License
A licensed building contractor in Mississippi can perform general aspects of construction on any commercial, residential or industrial structure.
Applying to get your License
An application for licensure can be obtained from the Mississippi State Board of Contractors by calling 1-800-880-6161. The licensing and application fee is $200.00.
Currently an agreement with South Carolina, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Alabama.
There is none at this time.
Books and References for the Exam
The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.
The following reference is also needed for the building contractor exam. It is available to print online free of charge.
• State of Mississippi Regulation of Excavation, Chapter 13 Regulation of Excavations Near Underground Utility Facilities (Mississippi One Call)
Exam Review, Training, Education
We offer review for the Mississippi Building Contractor Exam through 1 day seminar or in a home study/online class format. The fee for the live seminar is $495 and the online class is $149. During the class, students will highlight each one of the references that they are recommended for the exam. Math and plans analysis is also taught. For more information on either attending a seminar, or to order, contact our office at 1-800-952-0910.
Online Class Price: $149
Seminar Price: $495
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