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Requirements:
* You will need this residential contractor license if you are performing residential construction over $50,000
. If you are performing residential remodeling or roofing over $10,000 you will need a Residential Remodeling or Roofing license.

* You are required to show proof of general liability insurance coverage. There is no minimum policy amount.

* If you hold a residential contractor license, you may work on commercial projects provided the job does not exceed 7,500 sq. ft.

* Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for this exam.

* No financial statements are required for residential applications.

Board Contact Information:

Mississippi State Board of Contractors
2679 Crane Ridge Dr. Suite, C
Jackson, MS 39216

Phone: 800.880.6161
Email: info@msboc.us
Website:
http://www.msboc.us

Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.msboc.us/?page_id=13

Fees: T
he application fee for a new residential contractor license is $50.00. To obtain a Mississippi contractor license application and other forms for Mississippi go to http://www.msboc.us/?page_id=103

Application: http://www.msboc.us/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Residential-Application-9-12.pdf

Test Information: 
This open book test covers information over 10 subject areas. The questions are created from content in the 9 book set.

Candidate Information Bulletin:
https://candidate.psiexams.com/bulletin/display_bulletin.jsp?ro=yes&actionname=83&bulletinid=71&bulletinurl=.pdf

Exam Fee:
$120
Number of Questions:
80
Passing Score: 70%
Time Limit: 3 Hours

Subject Area Number of Questions
Site work, footings and foundations 11
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 8
Masonry 8
Carpentry 13
Associated Trades and Drywall 6
Roofing 7
Estimating, Plan Reading and General Code Requirements 18
OSHA Safety 5
Licensing 4

Applicants must also pass a separate exam on Business Law and Project Management for Mississippi. That exam fee is also $120.

Reciprocity:
Mississippi has established residential reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee. If you have held a license in one of these states for three (3) consecutive years, the board may waive your trade exam.   However, the Mississippi Law and Business Management exam is mandatory.

Mississippi Residential Builder Combo
Mississippi Residential Builder Combo
Price: $1,136.00
Mississippi Residential Builder Combo
Mississippi Residential Contractor Builder Exam Prep Combo Includes a Complete Text Book Reference Set, Permanent Tabs for the book set Printed Covered Spiral Bound Study Guide, Audio CD's, and access to our Unlimited Exam Prep on contractorcourses.com
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Mississippi Residential Builder Exam Prep Course (Including Trades AND Business Law)
Price: $499.00
Mississippi Residential Builder Exam Prep Course (Including Trades AND Business Law)
Includes: Online Printable Study Guide with How to Read Blueprints Manual, Audio CDs for the Mississippi Trades and NASCLA Business and Law Exams, and Unlimited Practice Exam's for both exams. The best training for the Mississippi Residential Contractor.
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Mississippi Residential Builder Reference Book Set
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Mississippi Residential Builder Contractor License Exam Reference Book Set. This set does not contain the prep course.
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Printed Book Tabs for Mississippi Residential Builder
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Printed Book Tabs for Mississippi Residential Builder
Pre-Printed tabs for all 9 books used in the Mississippi Residential Builder Exam. Each tab set includes blank tabs for additional customization.
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Business, Law, and Project Management for Contractors, Mississippi
Price: $67.99
Business, Law, and Project Management for Contractors, Mississippi
NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business,Law,and Project Management,Mississippi Edition. This book is for the Mississippi Business and Law Exam for State Builder Contractor Licenses. The exam based on this book is also required for various other State License
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Carpentry & Building Construction
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Carpentry & Building Construction
ISBN-10: 0078797845 ISBN-13: 978-0078797842 PSI Exam reference book. You can take this book into most exams. By Feirer & Feirer. 2010 edition.
International Residential Code 2012
International Residential Code 2012
Price: $127.95
International Residential Code 2012
International Residential Code 2012 IRC2012
Modern Masonry 8th edition
Modern Masonry
Price: $92.95
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Modern Masonry
ISBN-10: 1631260952 ISBN-13: 978-1631260957 PSI Exam reference book. By Clois E. Clicklighter. 8th Edition.
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
Price: $39.95
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
OSHA, 29 CFR Part 1926 is a PSI Exam reference book required for most license exams
Georgia Residential Basic Plus Package
Pipe & Excavation Contracting
Price: $34.95
Pipe & Excavation Contracting
ISBN-10: 1572182660 ISBN-13: 978-1572182660 PSI Exam reference book. SC, GA, MS, AL, NV can take this book into the exam.By Dave Roberts. New Revised Edition
Roofing Construction & Estimating
Roofing Construction & Estimating
Price: $38.95
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Roofing Construction & Estimating
ISBN-10: 1572180072 ISBN-13: 978-1572180079 PSI Exam reference book. SC & GA can take this book into the exam.By Daniel Atcheson. 448 pages
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
Price: $65.95
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
ISBN-10: 0870311670 ISBN-13: 978-0870311673 PSI Exam reference book. MS, AL, SC & GA & NASLCA can take this book into the exam.From the American Concrete Institute. Soft cover.
WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
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WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
ASIN: B00CKZCZXI Building Component Safety Information by the WTCA & TPI. 2013 Edition. 99 pages