Mississippi Builder Commercial

Mississippi Builder Commercial Contractor

State Requirements and Application

Test Information


Permitted Work

Mississippi Builder Commercial Contractor Complete Course

Our Combo for the Mississippi Commercial Contractor Builder License Exam covers both the state trade and the required NASCLA business and law exams. You will get everything you need:Books, Tabs, Printed Study Guide, Online Exam Prep, and book highlighting

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State Requirements & Application


* Licensure will be required for the practice of contracting in Mississippi for commercial projects that $100,000 or more or public projects $50,000 or more.

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

* The Mississippi Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license.

* Applicants must submit CPA reviewed financial statements to document sufficient net worth and provide proof of workers compensation insurance at required levels of coverage.

* Applicant must Provide a Certificate of General Liability insurance coverage showing current minimum coverage of $300,000.00 per occurrence and $600,000.00 aggregate.

* Applicant must show experience in the Classification of work requested. Please List 3 jobs Completed.


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
Mississippi State Licensing Board

Frequently Asked Questions: MS FAQ

Fees: The application fee for a new prime Mississippi general contractor license is $300. The renewal fee is $200. The application fee for a subcontractor is $150. To obtain a Mississippi contractor license application and other forms for Mississippi go to Mississippi Application


Test Information

Test Information:
This open book test covers information over 11 subject areas. The questions are created from content in the Mississippi Business Law book.
Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Exam Information
Exam Fee $120
Number of Questions 80
Passing Score 70%
Time Limit 180 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Site work 6
Concrete 12
Masonry 6
Metals 12
Carpentry 7
Thermal and Moisture Protection 7
Doors and Windows 3
Finishes 3
Safety 6
General Code, Plan Reading and Estimating 15
Mississippi One Call 3



Mississippi has established reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Tennessee. Must have Held License in Classification for 3 years. Does NOT Apply to NASCLA. State Business Law exam will still need to be taken.


Permitted Work

The Mississippi Building Construction License (General Contractor) covers the construction of any commercial, residential or industrial structure.