General Contractor Board
Office of the Board
2525 Fairlane Drive, Montgomery, AL 36116
How to Apply and Applications
You must first submit an application to the board where they will decide what classification pertains to your work and then you will be told the exams to take. The link to this information can be found here
The Prime Contractor Application can be found here. Any Contractor performing work totaling in less than 50,000.00 dollars may submit a subcontractor application All applications have to be on file 30 days prior to a Board meeting which are held quarterly. All prime contractors must take a Business and Law Exam administered by PSI
They have reciprocity with Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana. You have to be licensed for 3 years consecutively with the same classification you are wanting in Alabama and submit an Out of State License Verification Form. Send that to the Board with a current copy of your license in that state. Please only send the states listed.
Any application received January 22, 2008 forward will be required to take a Trade exam as well as the Business and Law.
PSI Examination Services, Construction Programs
100 Broadway, Suite 1100, Glendale, CA 91210
Telephone: (800) 733-9267 (toll free)
Fax: (818) 247-3853
More information can be found here in the Frequently Asked Questions.