Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure

Mississippi-Medical-License1867 Crane Ridge Drive
Suite 200-B
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone: (601) 987-3079
Fax: (601) 987-4159
Web: http://www.msbml.state.ms.us



  • Application Fee: $551.65
  • Background Check Fee : N/A
  • License Renewal: $150


  • Application process: 8-12 weeks minimum
  • Board Meetings: The Board meets on a quarterly basis. Files with disciplinary action must go to the Board meeting for review.

What you need to know:

  • Expiration: Applications expire after 1 year from the date it is received by the Board. Most verifications require updating after 3 months.
  • Interview: Required for all applicants. Once file has been sent through executive review, the Board will send a packet of study material along with information on scheduling the interview. Interviews are held on Mondays. Interview, fingerprinting, & exam will take place at the same time. If approved, license will issue within 1 business day from the interview.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • USMLE Attempt Limit: No attempt limit on steps I or II. 3 attempts on step III.
  • USMLE Time Limit: No time limit if taken outside of MS. However, if applicant sits for step III in MS, the limit is 7 years.
  • PGY (AMG): 1 Year
  • PGY (IMG): 3 Years (1 year required if applicant is Board Certified)
  • SPEX/COMVEX: Required unless board certified/re-certified in the last 10 years.

Order your Mississippi Medical License here:

About Mississippi:

Mississippi is located in the Southern United States. It is bordered on the north by Tennessee, on the east by Alabama, on the south by Louisiana and a narrow coast on the Gulf of Mexico and on the west, across the Mississippi River, by Louisiana and Arkansas.  Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, whose name comes from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi (“Great River”). The state symbol is the magnolia grandiflora tree.
Mississippi is heavily forested outside of the Mississippi Delta area, and its catfish aquaculture farms produce the majority of farm-raised catfish consumed in the United States. The state of Mississippi is entirely composed of lowlands, the highest point being Woodall Mountain, in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains, 806 feet above sea level. The lowest point is sea level at the Gulf coast.
While Mississippi has been especially known for its music and literature, it has embraced other forms of art. Its strong religious traditions have inspired striking works by outsider artists who have been shown nationally. Musicians of the state’s Delta region were historically significant to the development of the blues.  Mississippians have contributed to American music. Elvis Presley, who created a sensation in the 1950s as a crossover artist and contributed to rock ‘n’ roll, was a native of Tupelo. Mississippi musicians have been significant in all genres.
* This excerpt is taken from Wikipedia. For further information on the History, Geography, Climate, Politics, & Culture of Mississippi, click here.


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