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    Professional Licensing

    Search for and renew your professional license today.

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    Starting a Business?

    The Business Services Division processes the formation of Mississippi corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and other business and non-profit entities.

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    Business with Mississippi

    Buying and Selling to Government in Mississippi.

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    State Business Resources

    Doing Business With the State of Mississippi  
    Vendor information and guidance for those who seek to do business with the State of Mississippi.

    Open RFP's 
    View a list of open Requests for Proposals issued by the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services

    Economic Development 
    The Mississippi Development Authority site has a wealth of information on conducting business in Mississippi.

    Search for Business Loans 
    Search various government loans available for business purposes.

    Affordable Housing Tax Credits & Programs 
    View available programs that help residents find and purchase affordable housing.

    Minority Business Directory 
    Search a database of all certified Minority Owned Businesses operating within Mississippi.

    Online Services for Business


    Starting a Business

    Business Formation 
    Search for business entities and access content pertinent to businesses in Mississippi.

    Business Services FAQs 
    Common questions posed to the Business Services Division of the Secretary of State.

    How to Start a Business in Mississippi
    Information from the Mississippi Small Business Development Center



    Mississippi Business Journal 
    Read business-related news and articles.

    Mississippi Market Bulletin 
    Agriculture-related information for Mississippi.

    Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication Library


    Financial Assistance

    Federal Business Loans

    Federal Agriculture Loans

    SBA Business Loan Information for Mississippi 
    SBA offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance.

    MS Minority Business Enterprise Loan Program (MBE) 
    The MBE provides loans to socially and economically disadvantaged minority and women owned businesses.

    MS Business Investment Act Loan Program (MBIA) 
    The MBIA provides loans for public infrastructure.