Arizona General Commercial (B-1) Contractor License
The Arizona General Commercial (B-1) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:
- Build and modify any structure intended for support and shelter of persons, animals or movable property of any kind
- The following trades must be sub-contracted to licensed professionals in those fields:
- Air conditioning
- Swimming pool/spa
- Water wells
This license does NOT include the scope of work of A-, B-, and B-3.
The NASCLA© Commercial General Building exam could be taken in lieu of the B-1 exam.
How to get the General Commercial (B-1) contractor’s license in Arizona?
- Identifying a Qualifying Party - A sole proprietorship (individual), a partnership, limited liability company, or a corporation may apply for a General Commercial (B-1) 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.
- Experience Requirements - The license classifications requirements must be met or exceeded when applying for an Arizona General Commercial (B-1) contractor license. This license requires a minimum of 4 Years in the trade.
- Examination Requirements - The applicant must pass the SRE and General Commercial (B-1) trade exam. The minimum passing score is 70%. Once completed, the results must be submitted to the ROC.
- Background Checks - The applicant and qualifying party must submit copies of the payment transaction receipt from their background checks.
- 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.
- 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 | $5,000
In excess of $150,000 but not more than $500,000 | $15,000
In excess of $500,000 but not more than one million | $25,000
In excess of one million but not more than five million | $50,000
In excess of five million but not more than ten million | $75,000
Over ten million | $100,000
The bond can be obtained from an Arizona-Licensed Surety Products Provider.
- 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.
- 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 General Commercial (B-1) Contractor License you will need to complete the Arizona Statutes and Rules Training Course and Exam (SRE).
Arizona General Commercial (B-1) 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: 100
- Time Allowed: 240 Minutes
- Minimum Passing Score: 70%
- Subjects Involved (number of questions):
- Sitework (12)
- Concrete (13)
- Masonry (10)
- Metals (11)
- Carpentry (8)
- Thermal and Moisture Protection (8)
- Doors and Windows (6)
- Finishes (5)
- Safety (11)
- General Building Code (8)
- General Plan Reading (8)
- PSI© General Commercial (B-1) Official Content Outline
Arizona General Commercial (B-1) Contractor Book Set
This set of books includes all required references for the General Commercial (B-1) exam. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.
ARIZONA GENERAL COMMERCIAL (B-1) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMSSales price: $1,866.75
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