Mississippi General Contractor (Nascla)

Mississippi General Contractor NASCLA

State Requirements and Application

Test Information


Permitted Work

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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 contractors 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

Frequently Asked Questions: Mississippi FAQ

Fees: The application fee for a new Mississippi contractor license is $200 for one classification plus $50 for each additional classification. To obtain a Mississippi general contractor license application and other forms for Mississippi go to Application


Test Information

Test Information This test covers information in the 12 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 21 book set shown below the following chart.
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Exam Information
Exam Fee $106
Number of Questions 115
Passing Score 70% or 81 Questions
Time Limit 300 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
General Requirements 25
Site Construction
Concrete 6
Metals 6
Wood 5
Thermal and Moisture Protection 5
Doors, Windows, and Glazing 4
Finishes 5
Mechanical and Plumbing Systems 6
Electrical Systems 3
Procurement and Contracting Requirements 31



Mississippi has established reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Tennessee. The NASCLA exam serves as your trades exam in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia.


Permitted Work

With this license you may bid on and build all types of buildings in MS.