Electrical Regulations by State - Mississippi



No statewide electrical code.


No statewide electrical inspection.

Electrical Contractor

A contractor having a state business license, and who is licensed by any municipality or county having an examining board which gives written examinations, may obtain a license in any other municipality or county provided he or she has actively engaged in business as an electrical contractor for two years or more. A Certificate of Responsibility is required on all private work projects of $100,000 or more, and on projects of $40,000 or more, financed totally or in part with public money. Certificates are issued by the Mississippi State Board of Contractors, based upon a satisfactory financial statement and passing a written examination.

Journeyman Electricians

Licensed at local levels. Master license fee $200; examination fee $50; annual license renewal fee $200.

FeesMaster LicenseExaminationRenewal
Electrical Contractor $100.00 $75.00 ---
Journeyman Electricians $200.00 $50.00 $200.00/yr


Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee