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Professional Licensure Offices Temporarily Closed to the Public

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Professional Licensure activities will temporarily stop at 143B LeFleur's Square. We hope to resume our service to the public at this location as soon as possible. Please check this web page for updates.

  • If you have questions regarding your license you may call 601-364-7360 and someone will assist you.
  • If you need to apply for an initial license, choose the link Apply for a license below, download the appropriate licensure packet from this website, follow the instructions in the packet closely and mail your application and application fee to the address given in the licensure packet.
  • If you need to renew your license, please so electronically using the link labeled Renew a license and follow the instructions closely. We appreciate your understanding and patience during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tattoo and Body Piercing Operations

Re-opening: The Governor's order No. 1484 of May 15 permits the re-opening of tattoo and body piercing businesses subject to certain restrictions.

If you have questions, please call 601-364-7360 or email MSDHProfLicensure@msdh.ms.gov.

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.

Professions We License

MSDH's Professional Licensure Division licenses:

  • Art Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Audiologists
  • Audiology Aides
  • Body Piercing Operators
  • Dieticians
  • Eye Enucleators
  • Hemodialysis Technicians
  • Hair Braiders
  • Hearing Aid Dealers
  • Medical Radiation Technicians
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Respiratory Care Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech-Language Pathology Aides
  • Tattoo Operators and Facilities

For information on the types of licenses above, see our Regulations and Applications, or contact the Professional Licensure Division at 601-364-7360.

Professions Licensed by Other MSDH Divisions

Professions Licensed by Other Agencies

MSDH does not license:

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

(Choose a profession name above for more information.)

License Lists

Use our online search feature to list all licensed professionals in a profession. by choose Search without specifying a name.

List licenses on-line »

Note: Our online records list only professionals licensed by the Professional Licensure division. They do not include nurse aides or EMTs, physicians or other medical professionals.

Contact

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

Location

143B Lefleur's Square
Jackson, MS 39211

Mailing Address

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

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Last reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

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