Mississippi General Contractor

Mississippi General Contractors License

Mississippi General Contractors

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Mississippi Commercial Builder Construction (NASCLA)

Building Construction General Contractor In Mississippi, a contractor's license is required for any job over $50,000. If you are performing residential remodeling or roofing over $10,000 you will need a Residential Remodeling or Roofing license. A certificate of responsibility (state commercial license) is required for any contract involving the construction, reconstruction, repair or maintenance of fire protection systems on public projects over $5,000 and on private projects over $10,000. A General Contractor with the unlimited designation is permitted to do any type of construction work and to bid on any type of contracts.

Mississippi Residential Builder

This Mississippi General Contractor License covers the construction of one to four unit residential structures under four stories in height.

Mississippi Commercial Builder

In Mississippi, a contractor may choose to take the NASCLA exam instead of the Building Construction exam. The NASCLA exam is accepted in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia.

Mississippi Business Law and Project Management

The Mississippi Business Law exam is required for all contractor licenses in Mississippi. It is a separate test based on the book Business and Project Management for Contractors, Mississippi.

Getting a Mississippi General Contractors License Quick Facts

  • You will have 6 months from the date of eligibility to take the examination.
  • If you fail, you may retest on an unlimited basis during this 6 month period.
  • If you do not pass within 6 months, you must reapply with the Board.