This report provides an overview of the barriers to professional licensure created by onerous occupational licensing regulations, as well as recommendations aimed at eliminating those barriers and facilitating the assimilation of military spouses into Mississippi’s workforce.
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Occupational Licensing Intro
Affidavit of Military Spouse
Requirements of Mississippi’s Occupational Licensing Board Statute
Color Key For Regulation Maps
(Autism) Behavior Analyst & Assistant Behavior Analyst
Allopathic, Osteopathic, Podiatric Medicine
The MS Department of Health's Board of Professional Licensure does not have any regulations allowing licensure by reciprocity for Athletic Trainers.
Audiology & Speech-language Pathology
Commercial Insect, Rodent, Plant Disease and Weed Control Work
There are no regulations permitting someone licensed in another state to perform commercial insect, rodent, plant disease and weed control work in Mississippi without going through the same licensure requirements as a brand new applicant.
There are no regulations providing for licensure by reciprocity or granting a temporary permit to practice as an independent dietitian immediately.
Engineers & Surveyors
Entomological, Plant Pathological and Weed Control Consultants
There appear to be no regulations allowing a entomological, plant pathological and weed control consultant to gain licensure in Mississippi by reciprocity.
Funeral Director & Funeral Service Practitioner
There appear to be no Health Department regulations permitting licensure of hair braiders by reciprocity.
Hearing Aid Specialist
These requirements are statutory. There are no implementing regulations.
Insurance Producers and Adjusters
Insurance Producers and Adjusters: There appear to be no regulations permitting licensure of Mississippi residents as insurance producers (i.e., insurance agents) or insurance adjusters on the basis of reciprocity.
Law Enforcement Officers
Limited X-Ray Machine Operator
There are no regulations permitting licensure by reciprocity for limited x-ray-machine operators.
Motor Vehicle Licenses
There are no regulations permitting licensure by reciprocity.
Nursing Home Administrators
There appear to be no regulations permitting licensure based on reciprocity.
Real Estate Appraisers
Respiratory Care Therapists
There appear to be no Health Department regulations permitting licensure of Respiratory Care Therapists by reciprocity.
Social Worker & MFT
Tattoo Artists & Body Piercing Artists
The veterinary regulations do not discuss reciprocity or licensure by endorsement.