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Residential Roofer Licensing & Exam Prep

To be eligible for a Residential Roofer license, applicants must satisfy experience and exam requirements set forth by the state board. We have all of the information and exam prep to help you pass the exam on your first attempt. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Mississippi Residential Roofer License.

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Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Residential Roofer in Mississippi
  • Residential Roofer License

    In Mississippi, a licensed Residential Roofer may perform the installation and repair of residential roofs on residences up to 3 stories.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Residential Roofer RequirementsGeneral Requirements
  • Provide three reference letters. One must be from a bank or financial institution. The other reference letters can be submitted by any individual or entity applicant has worked with or for on construction related projects.
  • Applicants must list all completed and incomplete projects over the last three years
  • Certificate of insurance showing current general liability coverage. MSBOC must be listed on the policy as certificate holder to be notified in the event of cancellation of coverage.
  • Certificate of worker’s compensation insurance coverage if applicant has 5 or more employees.
  • Certificate showing proof of good standing with the Mississippi Secretary of State if applicant is a corporation, LLC, or LLP.
Residential Roofer Exam RequirementsResidential Roofer Exam Requirements
  • Pass Mississippi Law and Business Management
  • Pass the Residential Roofer exam (pre-approval is required)

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Mississippi State Board of Contractors at 601-354-6161 or visit Board Website.

No Continuing education is currently required for renewal. Also, Mississippi has reciprocity agreements with South Carolina, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Alabama.

With RocketCert, our education is written but a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. 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.
The board will notify PSI of your eligibility and PSI will email you a confirmation notice.
Obtain Pre-approval

Applicants are required to obtain pre-approval prior to sitting for the exam. This can be done by submitting an application to the board. The board will notify PSI of your eligibility and PSI will email you a confirmation notice.


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. Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam


Once you have passed your exams PSI will notify the Mississippi State Board of Contractors and the Board will process and approve your application. You will then be notified by the board when your license has been activated. 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 Residential Roofer exam, visit or call 800-733-9267.

Exam details Residential Roofer Exam

  • Total Questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 42 correct
  • Time: 2 hours

Topics include: Materials; Installation of Roof Coverings; Roof Drainage; Rooftop Structures; Safety

Exam details Law and Business Management

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 35
  • Time: 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
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, plan reading, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each references, 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.

OSHA 1926

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2012 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings

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2012 International Building Code

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Roofing Construction & Estimating

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NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-Slope Roof Systems, 2021

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This reference is used during the busines and law exam.

Mississippi NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 5th Edition

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Need permanent tabs? We've got those! Blank or pre-printed.

Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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