Depending on the state in which you live, you will need to meet certain requirements when it comes to education, training, and experience. Once you meet those requirements, then you can go about the licensing process. Most states also have different classifications of licensure, but you can expect there to be some overlap. Here are some common requirements:
- Proof of experience
- Certificates for insurance and surety bonds
- Employment history
- Personal information (name, address, phone number) and form of ID
- A passing score for your contractor’s exam
Once you fill out your application and include all the required information, you can then submit it to your local licensing board for review and approval. You should also follow the submission instructions issued by your local licensing board.