Mississippi Legislative Budget Office

Online Budget Request System

The Online Budget Request System (OBRS) is the Mississippi Legislative Budget Office website for state agencies to build and submit their annual Budget Requests to the Legislative Budget Office.

View OBRS-Submitted and Approved State Agency Budget Request MBR Forms   (View Budget submission PDFs prior to FY2017)

OBRS Website  <-- click here

FY 2026 Agency Budget Requests can be Added in our OBRS website on Monday, June 3, 2024.
 - Note: Each agency is responsible for Adding/starting its Budget Request(s) in OBRS.

FY 2026 State Agency Budget Requests must be entered and submitted in OBRS by Thursday, August 1, 2024. LBO budget analysts must review and approve each budget request BEFORE any budget request forms can be "Final" printed (without the Draft watermark), copied and sent to LBO and Department of Finance and Administration (DFA).

View Agency-Submitted 5-Year Strategic Plan PDFs:

FY 2026-30 FY 2025-29 FY 2024-28 FY 2023-27 FY 2022-26 FY 2021-25 FY 2020-24 FY 2019-23

FY 2026-30 Strategic Plan PDFs are due to LBO by Monday, July 15, 2024.    NOTE: Please email a PDF version (not a Word doc) of your 5-Year Strategic Plan to strategic@lbo.ms.gov.

Documentation and Supporting Links

OBRS User Guide (PDF)   Revised

FY 2026 Budget Notice (PDF)

FY 2026 Budget Instructions (PDF)

FY 2026-2030 Strategic Plan Instructions (PDF)

Agency Revenue Source Report for FY 2024 (Excel)   Revised
   NOTE: Download and save this Excel file, fill it in, and EMAIL THE EXCEL FILE TO YOUR LBO ANALYST for approval.
   When the Excel file is approved by LBO, SAVE IT AS PDF and Upload the PDF into OBRS on the Generate Reports screen
      before you Submit the Budget Request.

Forms Required for SPB Agencies Only:
  FY 2026 SPB Human Resources Budget Request Form (Excel)
      NOTE: Download and save this Excel file, fill it in and SAVE IT AS PDF, and Upload the PDF into OBRS on the Generate Reports screen.

    FY 2026 SPB Human Resources Form Instructions (PDF)

    FY 2026 SPB Human Resources Form EXAMPLE (Excel)

OBRS Screens Flowchart & Budget Request "3 Views" Chart (PDF)

MBR Forms & OBRS Screens Cross-walk (PDF)

Performance Measure Review (PDF)  

- For Budget or Strategic Plan issues and help, please email your LBO analyst, or Tina Carter.
- For OBRS Technical Support, please email Ken Haynes.
- For OBRS User Name and Password help, please email OBRS Login Help.    NOTE: If you don't have an OBRS login User Name and password, please include your full name, email address, and a list of all Budget Units, using LBO File Numbers, you need to access.

OBRS Import CSV File Templates

Data can be imported into OBRS from CSV (Comma Separated Value) files, created and edited in Excel. Download sample/template CSV files using the links below. The sample CSV files and the OBRS User Guide contain detailed instructions on importing data into OBRS.

   Capital Equipment Minor Items CSV file

   Capital Other Than Equipment Minor Items CSV file

   Commodities Minor Items CSV file

   Contractual Minor Items CSV file

   Contractual Fees Expenses CSV file

   Funding Details - Federal Fund Sources CSV file

   Funding Details - Other Special Fund Sources CSV file

   Funding Details - Treasury/Bank Accounts CSV file

   Out of State Travel CSV file

   Vehicle Inventory CSV file

   Vehicle Request Details CSV file

Agency Budget Request PDFs (FY2016 - FY2011)

FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011