A Mississippi eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent (3 in Mississippi) or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in Mississippi.
Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.
Information Required for all Mississippi Notices
A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all notices. This information includes:
- The date of the notice
- The name of the tenant(s)
- The full address of the rental property
- The reason why the notice is being issued
- A statement informing the tenant of how many days he/she has to remedy the issue or vacate the property
- The name, contact information, and signature of the individual issuing the notice
- A completed certificate of service with:
- The date the notice was served
- A statement indicating how the notice was served
- The signature of the person providing service of the notice
Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices
A Mississippi landlord may provide the written eviction notice to his/her tenant by:
- Personal delivery to the tenant
- Leaving the notice with any member of the tenant’s household over the age of 13
- Through registered or certified mail with a return receipt
Types of Eviction Notices
Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.
Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Rent – 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit
In the state of Mississippi, a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a written 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit before proceeding with the eviction process when a tenant has failed to pay rent.
Along with information that must be included in all Mississippi eviction notices, the 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit must include:
- Indication of the amount or rent owed and the rental periods for which rent is owed
- A total of the outstanding rental due
Get the downloadable 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)
Eviction Notice for Lease Violation – 14/30 Notice to Quit Noncompliance
In Mississippi a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a written 14/30 Notice to Quit if the tenant can remedy the violation to the lease or rental agreement, prior to proceeding with the eviction process.
Along with information that must be included in all Mississippi eviction notices, the 14/30 Notice to Quit must include:
- The date of the written rental agreement
- A statement indicating the violation to the rental agreement
- A statement indicating that if this is the second offense within six months, the tenant will be expected to vacate the property within 14 days without the option to remedy the situation
Get the downloadable 14/30 Day Notice to Quit template form below (.pd direct link)
Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – Mississippi Eviction Notice to Terminate Form
In the state of Mississippi, a landlord is required to provide at-will tenants with notice of his/her intention to regain possession of the rental property with a Mississippi Eviction Notice to Terminate Form. The amount of time the tenant has to vacate the property will depend upon the rental arrangement.
Along with information that must be included in all Mississippi eviction notices, the Mississippi Eviction Notice to Terminate Form must include:
- The exact date that the tenant must vacate the rental property
Get the downloadable Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will template form below (.pdf direct link)
For the laws that govern early termination of lease agreements in Georgia, click here.