Professional Licensure

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The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Professional Licensure division regulates and licenses certain health-related professions in Mississippi. Licenses must be renewed annually. The Professional Licensure division also determines eligible continuing education courses.

Please allow 7 to 14 business days after receipt of all paperwork to receive your license.

Professions We License


* The Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (ASLP-IC) allows eligible licensed audiologists and speech-language pathologists an alternative method for providing services in other member states. Learn more

* The Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact allows eligible licensed occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants to provide services in compact member states. More about the OT Compact, including information about meetings, rulemaking, and rules open for public comment at

Licensed by Other MSDH Divisions

Licensed by Other Agencies

MSDH does not license:

Cosmetologists, Durable Medical Equipment Dealers, Funeral Directors, Massage Therapists, Nurses, (RN, LPN), Nursing Home Administrators, Orthotists, Prosthetists, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Social Workers, Marriage Counselors, Veterinarians.

(Choose a profession name above for more information.)

Questions and Answers


You may file a complaint online about professionals that we license. Use the PowerForm link below to fill in your name and e-mail address, then choose "Begin Signing".


MSDH Professional Licensure Division
Phone: 601-364-7360
Fax: 601-364-5057

Mailing Address

MSDH Professional Licensure Division
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Last reviewed on Jul 13, 2024 request edits

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Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866‑HLTHY4U Contact and information

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