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How much does a Mississippi pest or weed control license bond cost? 

The Mississippi pest or weed control license bond costs $100 annually. Select the multi-year discount at checkout to extend your bond term and save money! 

How do I get a pest or weed control license bond in Mississippi?

You can purchase your Mississippi pest or weed control license surety bond online 24/7. Simply select your bond term and provide the following information for Bureau of Plant Industry filing approval.

  • licensee or business name
  • address
  • license type

Once your payment is processed, your official pest or weed control bond documents will be delivered to your email instantly. 

How fast can I get a pest or weed control license surety bond?

SuretyBonds.com offers instant Mississippi pest or weed control license bond delivery 24/7. Buy now to receive your official Mississippi surety bond in minutes by email. 

Bond Type
$2,500Pest or Weed Control License BondWeed Control Only
$5,000Pest or Weed Control License BondWeed AND Pest Control

What is a Mississippi pest control license bond? 

Mississippi Regulation of Professional Services Subsection 112.01 requires pest control license applicants file a surety bond in the required amount as part of the licensure process. The license and permit bond ensures the licensee conducts all professional service contracts in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations of the state. If they fail to do so, their issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to the full bond amount, which the bondholder is required to reimburse.

Who regulates licensing for pest or weed control?

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce Bureau of Plant Industry enforces licensing requirements for individuals in the pest control business. You can contact the Bureau by phone at 1(662)325-3390

Who needs a weed control license bond in Mississippi? 

Anyone wishing to conduct the following pest control services is required to file a pest or weed control license surety bond as part of the Mississippi licensure process. 

  • wood destroying insect control (WDI)
  • control of pests of utility poles (UP)
  • general pest and rodent control (GRC)
  • mosquito and biting fly control (MBF)
  • horticultural pest control (HCP)
  • orchard pest control (ORP)
  • domestic animal pest control (DAP)
  • fumigation pest control (FUM)
  • agricultural pest control (AGP)
  • agricultural weed control (AGW)
  • aquatic weed control (AQW)
  • right-of-way weed control (ROW)
  • horticultural weed control (HCW)
  • landscape horticulturist (LSH)

How does a pest control license bond protect consumers in Mississippi? 

This bond protects consumers if the pest or weed control worker breaches the terms of the legislation. Harmed individuals can file a claim against the surety bond. If the claim is found to be valid, the individual can be protected up to the full bond amount. The worker must reimburse the surety company for all dues paid out. 

What is the coverage amount of a weed or pest control license bond? 

Weed control license category applicants are required to file a $2,500 surety bond. Applicants completing insect, rodent, plant disease, and weed control work are required to file a $5,000 surety bond. 

How do I update or change my bond form? 

If the Bureau of Plant Industry requires your bond form to be updated for any reason, contact your surety company. If you purchased your bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes for these bonds include updating the contact info below. 

  • name
  • address
  • license type

What is the process for renewing a pest control license bond?

Your pest control industry surety bond should be renewed at the end of its current term. Once you pay your SuretyBonds.com renewal invoice, renewal instructions will be sent to you to keep your bond active for your next license term. 

What are the requirements for a Mississippi weed control license? 

Applicants for a pest and weed control license in Mississippi must complete the steps below. 

  1. Complete the pest and weed control license exam application.
  2. Provide proof of a passed exam and payment of the $55 exam fee.
  3. Meet either the education or experience requirements. 
  4. Submit a detailed statement of the methods to be used. 
  5. File a Mississippi pest control bond.
  6. Purchase general liability insurance (pest control work only).

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