CMR approves commercial license expiration date extension

20-28-CWS | April 10, 2020

BILOXI, Miss. – In order to comply with Executive Order 1466, the Commission on Marine Resources approved today to suspend the April 30, 2020, expiration date of commercial licenses and extend the expiration date to May 31, 2020, for commercial licenses. 


Applicants are still able to obtain commercial licenses by mailing a copy of both the boat registration and the boat owner’s driver’s license, as well as a check or money order, to the MDMR at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530.

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at