Arizona Wrecking (R-57) Contractor License

The Arizona Wrecking (R-57) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Demolish, dismantle and remove structures (not intended for reuse)
  • Work incidental to demolition:
    • Set up temporary barricades
    • Set up temporary pedestrian walkways

This license does not allow a contractor to use explosives

How to get the Wrecking (R-57) 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 Wrecking (R-57) 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 Wrecking (R-57) contractor license. This license requires a minimum of 3 or 2 Years* in the trade.
  3. Examination Requirements - The applicant must pass the SRE and Wrecking (R-57) 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
    Less than $375,000 | $4,250
    $375,000 or more | $7,500
    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 Wrecking (R-57) Contractor License you will need to complete the Arizona Statutes and Rules Training Course and Exam (SRE).

Arizona Wrecking (R-57) Contractor License Exam

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

  • Optional: Yes | *If three years of experience or more, no need to take the trade test. If only two years of experience, do need to take the trade test.
  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Type of Exam: Open book
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 30
  • Time Allowed: 75 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 70%
  • Subjects Involved (number of questions):
    • Hazardous Materials (4)
    • Demolition of Associated Structures (5)
    • Safety of Work Areas (Guards, Canopies, Catch Platforms, and Utilities) (8)
    • Material Handling (8)
    • OSHA Safety (5)
  • PSI© Wrecking (R-57) Official Content Outline

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