MS Dept of Banking & Consumer Finance

Pawnbroker Licensing Renewal:

For Online Renewals CLICK HERE

Pawnbroker Licensing Information:

License period is January 1 to December 31 and is not pro-rated for application made during the license period.

Minimum Requirements

  1. $500.00 initial license fee; $350.00 renewal license fee
  2. $10,000 surety bond for appropriate licensing period or $10,000 cash in lieu of surety bond
  3. Must submit fingerprints on cards provided by department.
  4. Cannot be a convicted felon in the last ten years.
  5. Must obtain six (6) hours of continuing education each year and submit a copy of your certificate with your applicaton.

Pawnbroker Application Forms and Instructions:

Each applicant must download, complete and submit each of the following forms:

Pawnbroker Application Instructions - PDF
Pawnbroker License Application - PDF
Pawnbroker Contact List - PDF
Pawnbroker Surety Bond - PDF
Pawnbroker Deposit in Lieu of Surety Bond - PDF

Forms to Update Existing Office(s)

Pawnbroker Application for Name Change - PDF
Pawnbroker Application for Relocation of Existing Office - PDF

For "Fingerprint Cards", or questions please contact Wanda Ingram at (800) 844-2499, or (601) 321-6901. The FBI will only accept fingerprint cards that we provide.