Requirements to Obtaining your License
A Residential Builder's license is required for projects that exceed $50,000 or more.
Work that can be Done Under this License
A residential contractor’s services are limited to construction, remodeling, repair, or improvement of one, two, three, or four family unit residences that do not exceed three stories in height.
Applying to get your LicenseAn 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 $50.00.
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 residential builder exam. It is available to print online free of charge.
Exam Review, Training, Education
We offer an online review for the Mississippi Builder Exam. 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.