Licensure Application

Mississippi Licensure Guidelines require that all educators submit a completed licensure application (paper or online) with any licensure request.

Application Process

  1. Read Licensure Instructions and Checklist to locate the license for which you are applying.
  2. Complete Licensure Application by paper or online
  3. Collect all documents required in your license category in a single,complete packet to the Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Educator Licensure, P.O. Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771.

Incomplete packets will be returned to the applicant with no action taken.

The Office of Educator Licensure does not accept photocopies of Praxis scores. We must receive them electronically from ETS or we must receive the original score report.

 Local District Request

Educator Licensure Resources

Office of Educator Licensure     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-3483     Fax: (601) 359-2778

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