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Mississippi Contractor License (MS) Education, Exam Prep, Books

A contractor license is required in Mississippi (MS) at the state level for the following:

  • Commercial projects that exceed over $50,000
  • Public works projects that are over $50,000 in value.
  • Commercial Fire Sprinlers $5,000 for public and $10,000 for private jobs
  • Residential building that exceeds $50,000
  • Residential remodeling that exceeds $10,000. 

To become a licensed contractor, candidates are required to pass two examinations: business and law and their trade. Applications can be obtained from the Mississippi State Board of Contractors by calling 1-800-880-6161.  Examinations can be scheduled through PSI by calling 1-800-733-9267.  Please select the license/examination that you are interested in.


Continuing Education

Continuing education is only required if you are a residential contractor licensed AFTER July 15, 2015. If you received your license before this date, you are not required to have continuing education (as of this time).

Mississippi Contacts

To apply for a license, contact:
Mississippi State Board of Contractors
2679 Crane Ridge Dr Ste C B
Jackson, MS 39216

To schedule your exam, contact:
3210 East Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121