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How to use this page: Basic Contractor trades will fall under the same address basic meaning anything other than; Architects, Pest Control, Asbestos, Real Estate and Landscaping. 99 percent of the time these specialty addresses will be different, in this case the different address will be listed under each state.


Federal Licenses
Real Estate Appraisal: Appraisal Subcommitee, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) - 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Ste. 200 - Washington DC 20037 - Phone: (202) 634-6526


Structural Pest Control: Enviromental Protection Agency - Office of Pesticide Programs - 401 M. St. SW. - Washington DC 20460 - Phone: (202) 260-2902


ALABAMA
State license required
Alabama License

State of Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors 2525 Fairlane Drive Montgomery, Alabama 36116 (334) 272-5030; Fax (334) 395-5336 Website: Alabama License Website
Licensing Board Portal

Alabama provides reciprocal agreements with the following states Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee
Reciprocal State Information
How to Apply for a License
Renewal Info
Download Forms
Testing Process
Check a Contractor's License
License Law
Rules and Regulations

Specialty Trades:

State of Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board 400 South Union Street, Suite 195 Montgomery, Alabama 36130-3605 (334) 242-2230; Fax (334) 263-1397

State of Alabama Electrical Contractors Board 660 Adams Avenue, Suite 301 Montgomery, Alabama 36104 (334) 269-9990; Fax (334) 263-6115

Architects:State of Alabama Board for Registration of Architects 770 Washington Avenue Montgomery, Alabama 36130-4450 (334) 242-4179; Fax (334) 242-4531

HVAC: State of Alabama State Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors 100 North Union Street, Suite 630 Montgomery, Alabama 36130-5025 (334) 242-5550; (866) 855-1912; Fax (334) 353-7050 Website: Alabama HVAC Website

Landscaping: State of Alabama Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects 908 South Hull Street Montgomery, Alabama 36104 (334)262-1351; Fax (334) 262-1351

Plumbers: Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board 11 West Oxmoor Road, Suite 104 Birmingham, Alabama 35209 (205) 945-4857; Fax (205) 945-9915

Website: Alabama Plumbers Website


ALASKA
State license required
Verify a Contractors License
www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pcon.htmConstruction Licensing
www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/ Licensing Website

license@commerce.state.ak.us Contact the Licensing Division

All other trades not listed below: Dept. of Commerce and Economic Developement - Div of Occupational Licensing - P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK 99811-0806 - Phone: (907) 465-2546, Fax: (907) 465-2974
Dept of Commerce and Economic Development (907) 465-0806

Architects: Alaska board of Architects - Dept of Commerce and Economic Developement - Div of occupational licensing - Box D-LIC Juneau AK. 99811 - (907) 465-2540

Asbestos: EPA, Pesticides and Toxic Substances - 401 M. St. SW. - Washington D.C. 20460 - Phone: (202) 260-2902 Fax: (202) 260-1847

Landscaping: No regulation on Alaska Landscapers

Pest Control: Dept. of Enviromental Conservation - Div. of Enviromental Health - 500 S. Alaska St. Ste A. Palmer AK. 99645 - (907) 745-3236

Real Estate Appraisal: Dept of Commerce and Economic Development - Board of Certified Appraisers - P.O. Box 110806 - Juneau AK, 99811-0806 - Phone: (907) 465-2542 Fax: (907) 465-2974


ARIZONA
State license required
State License Board
Office Locations Click Here
For general information questions, call the Registrar of Contractors, Information Center. When you reach the agency through either of the numbers above, you can speak to a Customer Service Representative during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., MST), you may obtain information on licensed contractors, request complaint forms or license application packets through the Interactive Voice Response System (IVR), seven days a week, 24-hours a day.

Arizona Licensing Website
Apply for a License - INFO PACK
Contact Info
Downloads - Publications and Forms
Renew License Online

Arizona does allow some reciprocity with other states. Currently they have agreements with California, Nevada and Utah to possibly waive trade examination requirements. Click on the link below for details.
Licensing Reciprocity with other States

Consumer Section
Important Consumer Forms
Check a Contractors License
Report Contractors working without License
List of Contractors working without a License
Compaint Form


State licensing board #: Registrar of Contractors - 800 W. Washington 6th FL. - Phoenix AZ. 85007 - (602) 542-1502

Specialty Trades:

Architects:Arizona State Board of Technical Registractions for Architects - 1951 W. Camelback Rd. Ste. 250 - Phoenix AZ. 85015 - (602) 255-4053 0-2902 Fax: (202) 260-1847

Landscaping:Arizona State Board of Technical Registractions - 1951 W. Camelback Rd. Ste. 250 - Phoenix AZ. 85015 - (602) 255-4053 0-2902 Fax: (202) 260-1847

Pest Control: Structural Pest Constrol Commission - 1150 S. Priest, Ste. 4, Tempe Az 85281- (602) 255-3664

Real Estate Appraisal:Arizona Board of Appraisal - 1700 W. Washington Ste. 133 - Phoenix AZ. 85007 Phone: (602) 542-1539 - Fax: ( 602) 542-1598


ARKANSAS
State license required for commercial jobs
State License Board: (501) 372-4661

State licensing board #: Contractors Licensing Board - 4100 Richards Road North Little Rock, AR 72117 - 501/372-4661 - Fax 501/372-2247 Map of Directions

Arkansas Licensing Website
PDF Download Site
Contractors Search


Specialty Trades:
HVAC:Plumbing and Pipefitting HVACR Board - State Health Dept. Plumbing and Natural Gas Div. - 4815 W. Markham, Slot 24 - Little Rock AR. 72205-3867 - Phone: (501) 661-2642

Architects:Arkansas State Board of Architects - 1515 Bldg., Rm. 512 - 1515 W. Seventh St. - Little Rock AR. 72202 - Phone: (501) 375-1310

Landscaping:Arkansas State Board of Architects - 1515 Bldg., Rm. 512 - 1515 W. Seventh St. - Little Rock AR. 72202 - Phone: (501) 375-1310

Pest Control:Arkansas State Plant Board - P.O. Box 1069 - Little Rock AR. 72203 - Phone: (501) 225-1598 Fax: (501) 225-3590

Real Estate Appraisal:Arkansas Real Estate Commision - 612 Summit St. Little Rock AR. 72201-4740 - Phone: (501) 682-2732 Fax: (501) 376-4041)


CALIFORNIA
State license required

California Licensing Website
Check Contractors License

State License Board: 1-800-321-2752 This number is an automated number for contractors and consumers, you can order free publications and you can order a guide book on California Law and License Guidelines for 17.70$.

State licensing board #: Contractors State Licensing Board - 9821 Business Park Drive - Sacramento CA. 95827 - Phone: (916) 255-3900

Specialty Trades:
Architects: California Board of Architectural Examiners - 1021 O St. Rm. A-102 - Sacramento CA. 94244-2580 Phone: (916) 445-3394 Fax: (916) 443-1601

Landscaping: State Board of Landscape Architects - 400 R. St. Ste. 4020 - Sacramento CA. 95814 - Phone: (916) 445-4954 Fax: (916) 324-2333

Pest Control: Structural Pest Control Board - 1422 Howe Ave., Ste, 3 - Sacramento CA. 95825-3280 - Phone: (916) 924-2291

Real Estate Appraisal: Office of Real Estate Appraisers - P.O. Box 94274-0001 - Phone: (916) 653-0045


COLORADO
1560 Broadway, Suite 1500 Denver, CO 80202 (303) 894-2300 - Phone (303) 894-2310 - Fax

Verify License Information Online Verify License

Specialty Trades:
Architects: Colorado Board of Examiners of Architects - 1560 Broadway, Suite 1300 Denver, CO 80202 Phone - (303) 894-7801 Fax - (303) 894-7790 - Website: Architects Website - Email the State Board architects@dora.state.co.us

Asbestos:
Certification and Licensing - Larry Dover, (303) 692-3158
Asbestos Information
General Abatement Contractor PDF
Individual Certification
Company Certification
List of Training Providers

Plumbing:
E-Mail the Examining Board of Plumbers - 1580 Logan, Suite 550 - Denver, CO 80203 - Phone (303) 894-2300 - Fax (303) 894-2310

State Website

Reinstatement Forms
Journeyman Plumber Reinstatement
Master Plumber Reinstatement
Residential Plumber Reinstatement

Electrician:
E-Mail the Examining Board of Electricians - 1580 Logan, Suite 550 - Denver, CO 80203 - Phone (303) 894-2300 - Fax (303) 894-2310

State Website

Reinstatement Forms
Journeyman Electrician Reinstatement
Master Electrician Reinstatement
Residential Electrician Reinstatement

Real Estate Appraisal: Board of Real Estate Appraisers - 1776 Logan, 4th Floor - Denver Co. 80203 - Phone: (303) 894-2166

CONNECTICUT
State licensing board #: Occupational Licensing Div. - Consumer Protection Dept. 165 Capitol Ave. - Hartford Ct. 06106 - Phone: (860)-713-6000

www.ct.gov
Home Improvement Contractors
Electrical
Connecticut Licensing Info Center

Specialty Trades:
Architects: Connecticut Architectural Licensing Board - State Office Bldg. Rm. G-1 - 165 Captol Ave. Hartford Ct. 06106 - Phone: (860)-713-6000

Asbestos: Occupational Licensing Div. Consumer Protection Dept. - 165 Capitol Ave. Hartford Ct. 06016 - Phone: (860)-713-6110
Other: Dept. of Public Health and Addiction Services - Enviromental Health Services Div. - Asbestos Program - 150 Washington St. Hartford Ct. 06106 - Phone:(860)-509-7561

HVAC: State of Connecticut - Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division - Heating, Piping and Cooling Work Board - 165 Capitol Avenue - Hartford, Connecticut 06106 - (860) 713-6135; Fax (860) 713-7239

Landscaping:Dept of Consumer Protection - Board of Landscape Architects - 165 Capitol Ave. Rm. G-1 Hartford Ct. 06106 - Phone: (860)-713-6110

Pest Control: Enviromental Protection Dept. - 165 Capitol Ave. - Hartford Ct. 06106 - Phone: (860)-509-7561

Real Estate Appraisal: Real Estate Div. Consumer Protection Dept. - 165 Capitol Ave. - Hartford Ct. 06106 - phone: (860)-713-6110 Delaware
- Division of Revenue - Carvel State Building - 820 North French Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19801 - Post Office Box 8750 - Business Section (Licensing) (302) 577-8205; - Fax (302) 577-8202 Divsion of Revenue Website

Specialty Trades
Architects and Landscape Architects: Division of Professional Regulation Delaware Board of Architects and Landscape Architects Cannon Building, Suite 203 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Suite 203 Dover, Delaware 19904 Post Office Box 1401 Dover, Delaware 19903 (302) 744-4518; Fax (302) 739-2711 Government Website

Asbestos: Div. of Revenue Carvel State Bldg. 820 N. French St. - Wilmington DE. 19801 - Phone: (302) 577-3369
Dept. of Administrative Services Div. of Facilities Management - P.O. Box 1401 Dover De. 19903 - Phone: (302) 739-3930

HVAC: State Board of Electrical Examiner - P.O. Box 1401 Dover De. 19903 - Phone: (302) 736-4522 \---\ Dept of Labor - 820 N. French St. Wilmington De. 19801 - Phone: (302) 577-2710

Pest Control: Dept. of Agriculture - Pesticide Section - 2320 Dupont Highway - Dover De. 19901 - Phone: (302) 739-4811 Fax: (302) 697-6287

Real Estate Appraisal: Real Estate Appraiser Licensure - Div. of Proffesional Regulation - P.O. Box 1401 Dover De. 19903-1401 - Phone:(302) 739-4522

Electricians: Division of Professional Regulation Board of Electrical Examiners 861 Silver Lake Boulevard Cannon Building, Suite 203 Dover, Delaware 19904 Post Office Box 1401 Dover, Delaware 19903 (302) 739-4522 x204; Fax (302) 739-2711 Government Website

Plumbers: Division of Professional Regulation Board of Plumbing Examiners 861 Silver Lake Boulevard Cannon Building, Suite 203 Dover, Delaware 19904 (302) 739-4522 x203; Fax (302) 739-2711 Government Website

Landscaping Government Website

Florida License

Contractors who wish to work statewide must pass a state exam
To work in a specific county, must possess a registered license
State License Board #: Phone: (850)487-1395
Website State Licensing Regulation

License board for standard trades: Dept. of Professional Regulation - Construction Industry Licensing Board - 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1039

Specialty Trades:

Electrical: Department of Business and Professional Regulation Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board Northwood Centre 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Landscaping: Department of Business and Professional Regulation Board of Landscape Architecture Northwood Centre 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Asbestos: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division of Professions Asbestos Licensing Unit 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Architects - Interior Design: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division of Professions Board of Architecture and Interior Design 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Georgia License

License board for standard trades: Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board - 237 Coliseum Drive Macon, GA 31217 - Phone: 478.207.2440 Website: www.sos.state.ga.us

Specialty Trades:
Architects: Georgia State Board of Architects and Interior Designers - 237 Coliseum Drive Macon GA. 31217 - Phone: (478) 207-1400 Email Contact vhudson@sos.state.ga.us

Asbestos Abatement: Dept. of National Resources Asbestos Licensing - 4244 International Parkway. Ste. 136 - Atlanta GA. 30354 - Phone: (404) 363-7100

Landscaping: Georgia State Board of Landscape Architects - 237 Coliseum Drive Macon GA. 31217 - Phone: (478) 207-1400 Email Contact vhudson@sos.state.ga.us

Pest Control: Dept. of Agriculture Pest Control Div. - Capitol Square. Atlanta GA. 30334 - Phone: (404) 656-4958 Fax: (404) 656-9380

Real Estate Appraisal: Georgia Real Estate Appraisal Board - Ste 500 Sussex Pl. 148 International Blvd. - Atlanta GA. 30303 - Phone: (404) 656-3916

Hawaii
State license required
State License Board #: (808) 586-3000 or (808) 586-2700
National Assessment Testing (808) 261-8182
Contractors must be licensed
Contractor License Website

License board for standard trades: Board of Licensing Contractors - DCCEA-PVL Licensing Branch - P.O. Box 3469 Honolulu HI. 96801 Phone: (808) 586-3000

Specialty Trades:
Architects: Hawaii Board of Engineers Architects, Surveyors and Ladscapers - Dept. of Commerce - 1010 Richards St. P.O. Box 3469 Honolulu HI. 96813 - Phone: (808) 548-8542 Architect/Engineer License Website

Pest Control: Hawaii Pest Control Board - 1010 Richards St. P.O. Box 3469 Honolulu HI. 96813 Phone: (808) 548-7462 - Fax: (808) 548-1755

Real Estate Appraisal: Hawaii Real Estate Commission - Dept. of Commerce - 828 Ft. St. Mall 600 P.O. Box 3469 Honolulu HI. 96813 Phone: (808) 548-4100 - (808) 548-7464

Electrician Website
Asbestos Abatement Website

IDAHO
Contractors:State of Idaho Division of Building Safety Public Works Contractors License Board 1090 East Watertower Street Meridian, Idaho 83642 (208) 334-4057; (800) 358-6895; Fax (208) 855-9666 State Licensing Website

Electricians: Division of Building Safety Electrical Bureau 1090 East Watertower Street Meridian, Idaho 83642 (208) 334-2183; (800) 955-3044; Fax (208) 855-2165

Plumbers: State of Idaho Division of Building Safety Plumbing Bureau 1090 East Watertower Street Meridian, Idaho 83642 (208) 334-3442; Fax (208) 855-9339

Architects:Bureau of Occupational Licensing - 2417 Bank Dr. Rm. 312 - Boise ID. 83705 Phone: (208) 334-3233

Landscaping:Board of Landscape Architects - Bureau of Occupational Licenses Owyhee Plaza, 1109 Maine St. Ste. 220 - Boise ID. 83702 Phone: (208) 334-3233 Fax: (208) 334-3945
Agriculture Dept. P.O. Box 790 Boise ID. 83701 Phone: (208) 334-2986

Pest Control: Pesticide Enfocement Bureau Pland Industries Div. Dept. of Agriculture P.O. Box 790 2270 Old Penitentiary Rd. Boise ID. 83701 - Phone: (208) 334-3234 Fax: (208) 334-2283

Real Estate Appraisal: Certified Real Estate Appraiser Board Bureau of Occupational Licenses - 1109 Maine St. Ste. 220 - Boise ID. 83702 Phone: (208) 334-3233

IOWA
State licensing board#: State of Iowa Iowa Workforce Development Labor Services Division 1000 East Grand Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0209 Contractor Registration: (515) 242-5871; Fax (515) 242-5076 Iowa Licensing Website
Specialty Trades
Architects: Iowa Architectural Examining Board - 1918 S.E. Hulsizer - Ankeny, IA. 50021 - Phone: (515) 281-5910

Landscaping: Iowa Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners - 1918 S.E. Hulsizer - Ankeny, IA. 50021 - Phone: (515) 281-7362

Pest Control: Dept of Agriculture and Land Stewardship - Pesticide Bureau - Wallace State Office Bldg. Des Moines IA. 50319 - Phone: (515) 281-8591 Fax: (515) 281-6236

Real Estate Appraisal: Iowa Real Estate Commission - 1918 S.E. Hulsizer - Ankeny, IA. 50021 - Phone: (515) 281-7361

ILLINOIS
Regulation required for certain trades
Dept of Professional Regulation

Specialty Trades:
Architects: Dept of professional regulation - 320 West Washington St. - Springfield IL. 62786 - Phone: (217) 782-0458 Fax: (217) 782-7645

Asbestos Contractors: Illinois Dept. of Public Health - Div. of Enviromental Health - 525 W. Jefferson St. Springfield IL. 62786 - Phone: (217) 782-3517

Landscaping: Dept. of Professional Regulation - 320 W. Washington St. - Springfield IL. 62786 - Phone: (217) 785-7564 Fax: (217) 782-7654

Pest Control: Illinois Dept. of Agriculture - Bureau of Environmental Programs - P.O. Box 19281- Springfield IL. 62794-9281 - Phone: (217) 785-2427 Fax: (217) 524-4882

Real Estate Appraisal: Dept. of Professional Regulation - 320 W. Washington St. - Springfield IL. 62786 - Phone: (217) 782-3000

INDIANA
State License only required for Architect, Asbestos, landscaping, pest control and Real Estate Appraisal

Architects: Indiana Professional Licensing Agency - State Office Bldg. Indianapolis IN. 46204 Phone: (317) 232-2980

Asbestos Contractors: Dept. of enviromental Mgmt. Office of Air Mgmt. Asbestos Section - P.O. Box 7060 - Indianapolis IN. 46202 - Phone: (317) 232-8232

Landscaping: Indiana Professional Licensing Agency - State Office Bldg. Indianapolis IN. 46204 Phone: (317) 232-2980

Pest Control: Office of Indiana State Chemist - Dept. Of Biochemistry Purdue University - W. Lafayette, IN. 47907 - Phone: (317) 494-1594 Fax: (317) 494-4331

Real Estate Appraisal: Real Estate Appraiser Licensure and Certification Board - State Government Center N. 100 N. Senate Ave. Rm. 1021 - Indianaoplis IN. 46204 - Phone: (317) 232-2980

IOWA
all basic contractor related trades fall under the following address and number: Dept. of Employment Services - Div of Labor - 1000 E. Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA. 50319 - Phone: (515) 281-3606 Fax: (515) 242-6301
Architects, Landscaping, Pest Control, and Real Estate Appraisal are different: and are listed below.

Architects: Iowa Architectural Examining Board - 1918 S.E. Hulsizer - Ankeny, IA. 50021 - Phone: (515) 281-5910

Landscaping: Iowa Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners - 1918 S.E. Hulsizer - Ankeny, IA. 50021 - Phone: (515) 281-7362

Pest Control: Dept of Agriculture and Land Stewardship - Pesticide Bureau - Wallace State Office Bldg. Des Moines IA. 50319 - Phone: (515) 281-8591 Fax: (515) 281-6236

Real Estate Appraisal: Iowa Real Estate Commission - 1918 S.E. Hulsizer - Ankeny, IA. 50021 - Phone: (515) 281-7361

KANSAS
all basic contractor related trades fall under the following address and number:
Dept. of Revenue Robert B. Docking State Bldg. - Topeka KS. 66625 - Phone: (877) 526-7738
Addresses for Architects, Landscaping, Pest Control, and Real Estate are diferent: and are listed below.
Kansas Department of Revenue Website


Architects: Kansas state Bord of Technical Professions - 900 Jackson St. - Topeka KS. 66612 Phone: (913) 296-3053

Asbestos: Dept. of Health and Enviroment - Asbestos control section - Forbes Fd. Bldg. 740 - Topeka KS. 66625 - Phone: (913) 296-6729

Landscaping: Kansas state Bord of Technical Professions - 900 Jackson St. - Topeka KS. 66612 Phone: (913) 296-3053

Pest Control: Board of Agriculture - Div. of Plant Health - 901 S. Kansas Ave. - Topeka KS. 66612 - Phone: (913) 296-2263 - Fax: (913) 296-0673

Real Estate Appraisal: Real Estate Appraisal Board - Landon State Office Bldg - 900 Jackson Rm. 501 - Topeka KS. 66612 - Phone: (913) 296-0706

KENTUCKY
all basic contractor related trades fall under the following address and number:
Dept. of Revenue - Div. of Taxation - Robert B. Docking State Bldg. - Topeka KS. 66625 - Phone: (913) 296-3160
Addresses for Architects, Landscaping, Pest Control, Asbestos Abatement and Real Estate are different: and are listed below.

Architects:State Board of Examiners Box 22097 - Lexington KY. 40522 Phone: (606) 277-3312

Asbestos: Dept. of Enviromental Protection - Asbestos Abatement Branch - 14 Reilly Rd. - Frankfort KY. 40601 - Phone: (502) 564-2150 Fax: (502) 564-4245

Landscaping: State Board of Examiners and Registration of Landscape Architects - 160 Democrat Dr. Frankfort KY. 40601 - Phone: (502) 564-3263

Pest Control:Dept. of Agriculture - Div. of Pesticides - 500 Mero St. - Frankfort KY. 40601 - Phone: (502) 564 - 7274 Fax: (502) 564-7924

Real Estate Appraisal: Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board - 10200 Linn Station Rd. - Louisville, KY. 40223 - Phone: (502) 425-4273

LOUISIANA
all basic contractor related trades fall under the following address and number:
Contractors Board - P.O. Box 14419 - Baton Rouge LA. 70898 - Phone: 225-765-2301
Addresses for Architects, Landscaping, Pest Control, Asbestos Abatement and Real Estate are different: and are listed below.

Architects: Architectural Licensing Board - 1987 Dallas Dr. - Baton Rouge LA. 70806 - Phone: (504) 925-4802

Landscaping: Horticulture Commission - P.O. Box 3118 - Baton Rouge LA. 70821 - Phone: (504) 925-7772

Pest Control: Dept. of Agriculture - P.O. Box 44153 Capitol Sta. Baton Rouge LA. 70804 - Phone: (504) 925-3763 Fax: (504) 922-1289

Real Estate Appraisal: LA Real Estate Appraisal Subcommitee - 9071 Interline Ave - P.O. Box 14785 - Baton Rouge LA. 70890 - Phone: (504) 925-4771

MAINE
No State License Required (research for specifics)

MARYLAND
Light construction contractors must register with Home Improvement
Commission Home Improvement Commission (410) 333-6309

Maryland Licensing Website


MASSACHUSETTS
Home improvement contractors must register with Director of
Home Improvement Registration (617)727-8598
Builders (new construction), require a Construction Supervisor's License
Licensing (617) 727-3200
National Assessment Testing (508) 624-0826

MICHIGAN
Must register with Department of Commerce
(900) 555-8374 (900 number)

MINNESOTA
State license required
State License Number (612) 296-6319

MISSISSIPPI
State License required
State License Number (800) 880-6161 or (601) 354-6161

Mississippi Licensing Website


MISSOURI
No state license required

MONTANA
State license required only for government jobs

NEBRASKA
State license required for Electricians

NEVADA
State license required
State license number (702) 688-1141
Information Number (702) 486-1100 Press #2

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Asbestos Department of Health
Electrician Firesafety Website
Plumbing Plumbing Website

NEW JERSEY
State license required for builders (new construction)
Office of Community Affairs (Licensing) (609) 984-1704
National Assessment Testing (609) 387-7944

NEW MEXICO
State license required
National Assessment Testing (505) 983-1713
State license required
http://www.rld.state.nm.us
Main licensing board: Construction Industries Division Regulation and Licensing Department
2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700

NEW YORK
No state license required, check local government

NORTH CAROLINA
License required for jobs topping 30,000 dollars
State License Board (919) 571-4183

North Carolina Plumbing-Heating and Fire Sprinkler Licensing Website
North Carolina Electrical Licensing Website
NORTH DAKOTA
State license required
North Dakota Secretary of State (701) 224-2900

OHIO
No state license required

OKLAHOMA
Plumbing,Electrical and Mechanical Contractors are licensed by the
Oklahoma State Department of Health. Testing requirements are as follows,
proof of at least 4 years work experience in the trade you are applying for.
Once approved a written test is taken. Call the State Dept. Of Health for details.
State Dept. Of Health(405) 271-5217

OREGON
State license required
Construction Contractors Board (503) 378-4621

PENNSYLVANIA

Residential Home Improvement Contractors must Register Click Here for Residential Registration

Click here for FAQ on Registration Click Here for FAQ

Main website Main Website

RHODE ISLAND
State license required
License Number (401) 277-1270

Rhode Island Licensing Website

SOUTH CAROLINA
Contractors must register with South Carolina
Residential Builders Commission (803) 734-9174

South Carolina Licensing Website


SOUTH DAKOTA
No state license required

TENNESSEE
State license required for jobs over $25,000
Home improvement license required for jobs $3,000-$24,999
License Board (615) 741-8307
National Assessment Testing (615) 333-6567

TEXAS
Texas Dept of Labor and Standards: Licensing Section
P.O. Box 12157 Austin Tx. 12157 (512) 463-2904
HVAC license required refer to hvac.htm

Texas Licensing Website


UTAH
State license required
State License Board (801) 530-6628
National Assessment Testing (801) 355-5051

Utah Licensing Website
VERMONT
Business license required
State Number (802) 828-2363

VIRGINIA
State license required
License Board (804) 367-8511
National Assessment Testing (804) 647-0982

WASHINGTON
Must register with State Dept. of Labor, Contractor
Registration Division (800) 902-5226

WEST VIRGINIA
State License Required For Jobs Topping 1000 dollars.
West Virginia Division of Labor (304) 558-7890

WISCONSIN
No state license required

WYOMING
No state license required

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