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Contractor Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

The Law and Business Management exam is required for nearly all contractors in the state, and must be passed in addition to the contractor exams. We have the books, courses, and professionals ready to help you pass. All our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is not only designed to help you pass your test the first time, but is also desined to teach you valuable knowledge for your career. The courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Mississippi Contractor's License.

  • $129
    Law and Business Management
    Exam Prep
Individual taking the business and law contractor exam prep for Mississippi online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Contractor in Mississippi
  • Contracting

    This exam is required by the state to obtain any type of Contractor license. Exam must be passed within 1 year of passing the trade examination. Some commercial contracting under $50,000 can be done without a contracting license in certain areas.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Mississippi Contractor RequirementsTesting

Pass 2 exams with 70% on each

  • Mississippi Business and Law
  • Trade Exam

Schedule testing for exams through PSI 1-800-733-9267

Mississippi Contractor RequirementsInsurance
  • General Liability (based on monetary license limits)
    • $100,000 coverage is required for monetary limits up to $500,000
    • $500,000 coverage is required for monetary limits up to $500,001- $1,500,000
    • $1,000,00 coverage is required for monetary limits greater than $1,500,000
  • Worker’s Compensation
Mississippi Contractor RequirementsDocumentation

Submit the following:

  • CPA/PA prepared financial statements
  • Letter of Reference as proof of work and trade experience
  • Completed, signed, and notarized application package

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Mississippi Department of Commerce and Insurance at 615-741-2241 or visit the Mississippi board of licensing contractors website to submit online.

Residential contractors are required to have continuing education. Reciprocity agreements exist for a variety of license classifications / States.

With RocketCert, our education is written but a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better price, we will beat it by 20%.

RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact PSI at 800-733-9267 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.

Legal items

Next you will need to obtain all required insurance and contact a CPA or PA to prepare financial statements.


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through CORE to obtain your Mississippi Contractors License. If a corporation or limited liability company, visit the Mississippi Secretary of State website for information on business filings. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your Business Law exam, visit or call 800-733-9267.

Mississippi Contractors must pass two examinations: Business Law and Trade exam.

Exam details Law and Business Management

  • Number of questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 35
  • Time allowed: 120 minutes
  • Topics Include: Licensing; Estimating and Bidding; Lien Law; Financial Management; Tax Laws; Labor Laws; Project Management; Contracts; Business Organization; Risk Management; Environmental and Safety
More info Trade Exams

Mississippi offers multiple types of contractor licenses, each with an additional exam. We offer courses for all types of Mississippi contractors. For example:

Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Mississippi exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math and accounting, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each reference, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Math/Calculations - Here, we teach you HOW to solve the problems on test day.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s).
  • Practice Quizzes - Based on each individual book/reference, they reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation/Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Restricted by time, and hints are disabled; as close to the real thing as you can get.
  • Professional Test-Taking Tips - You mastered the content, now we show you how to keep calm and focused during the exam.

Mississippi Business and Law Exam Prep

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Mississippi Business and Law Bundle

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  • Mississippi Business and Law Exam Prep
  • All books and references you can use during the exam
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Mississippi NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 5th Edition

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