Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) Contractor License

The Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Comfort air conditioning systems
  • Ventilating
  • Temperature control systems
  • Warm air heating, evaporative cooling and ventilating
  • Heating with or without solar equipment
  • Refrigeration and evaporative cooling systems
  • Wet, dry and radiant heating systems
  • Wet systems up to 30 PSIG operating pressure (220° F) for water and 15 PSIG for steam
  • Duct work, air filtering, water treatment, pneumatic controls, control piping
  • Thermal and acoustical insulation of refrigerant pipes and ductwork
  • Vibration isolation materials and devices
  • Liquid fuel piping and tanks
  • Water and gas piping from service connection to the equipment it serves
  • Testing and balancing of refrigerant, cooling, heating circuits, and air handling systems
  • Addition of a new electrical circuit to an existing service panel

How to get the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) contractor’s license in Arizona?

  1. Identifying a Qualifying Party - A sole proprietorship (individual), a partnership, limited liability company, or a corporation may apply for a Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) contractor's license if they have a regularly employed person with the necessary experience, knowledge, and skills who serves as the qualifying party. All persons listed on the application must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Experience Requirements - The license classifications requirements must be met or exceeded when applying for an Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) contractor license. This license requires a minimum of 4 Years in the trade.
  3. Examination Requirements - The applicant must pass the SRE and Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) trade exam. The minimum passing score is 70%. Once completed, the results must be submitted to the ROC.
  4. Background Checks - The applicant and qualifying party must submit copies of the payment transaction receipt from their background checks.
  5. Form a Legal Entity - Partnerships must register with the Arizona Secretary of State. LLC’s and corporations are required to register with the Arizona Corporation Commission.
  6. Bond - The applicant must obtain and submit proof of a license bond. They must also include all required fees and assessments with the license application. The required bond amounts are as follows:
    Gross Volume | Bond Amount
    $150,000 or less | $2,500
    In excess of $150,000 but not more than $500,000 | $7,000
    In excess of $500,000 but not more than one million | $17,500
    In excess of one million but not more than five million | $25,000
    In excess of five million but not more than ten million | $37,500
    Over ten million | $50,000
    The bond can be obtained from an Arizona-Licensed Surety Products Provider.
  7. Identification Forms - Both the Applicant and the Qualifying Party must submit a copy of their government-issued identification with the application. Driver Licenses and passports are acceptable forms of identification.
  8. Submit Application - Complete and submit a License Application Form to the Registrar by going to their physical location or by mailing the application to the Registrar of Contractors.

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Before getting your Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) Contractor License you will need to complete the Arizona Statutes and Rules Training Course and Exam (SRE).

Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) Contractor License Exam

Below is all the information related to the exam including the content outline and the official reference list.

  • Optional: No
  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Time Allowed: 210 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 70%
  • Subjects Involved (number of questions):
    • Refrigeration (12)
    • Air Conditioning (12)
    • Warm Air Heating (12)
    • Controls and Motors (8)
    • Boilers (4)
    • Ventilation (4)
    • Evaporative Coolers (4)
    • Fuel Piping Systems (5)
    • Water Piping Systems (5)
    • Steam, Hot, Chilled, and Condensing Water (5)
    • Testing, Balancing, and Inspections (5)
    • Sizing and Estimating (4)
  • PSI© Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (C-39) Official Content Outline

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