Florida Contractor Licenses
Select a license to view its requirements, definition, exams, books, and classes. If your license is not listed as a state license, please select your county.
The State of Florida is now accepting licenses from other states through Endorsements. For more information, please visit Endorsements in the State of Florida.
FL State Licenses
Unlimited height and scope of work, can sub-out all mechanical and electrical trades
This exam is needed by all state construction contractors in FL
Up to three stories (new construction), unlimited remodeling
Unlimited HVAC work
Limited to 25 tons of cooling and 500,000 BTUs of heating
Execution of contracts requiring the experience, financial means, knowledge, and skill to demolish.
Natural Gas installations and repairs
Windows, glass, prefabricated curtain walls and storefront panels
Drywall, incidental framing, base/finish coats
Construction, repair, demolition, modification, and alteration of uninhabitable industrial structures.
Sprinklers, controllers, sensors, pumps
Docks, piers, boathouses, ramps, seawalls, boatlifts
HVAC plus pressure, pneumatic, LP, chemical, vacuum line piping
Water supply, drainage, septic tanks, medical gas
Polluntant storage tanks
Build and service any pool
Installation of concrete flatwork, pavers, and bricks, retaining walls, and footings
Excavation and earthmoving required for the installation of pools, spas, and hot tub shells
Coating or plastering of the interior surfaces of pools, spas, or hot tub shells.
Limited to the layout, shaping, steel installation, and rough piping of pools, spas, and hot tub shells.
Installation of piping or the installation of circulating, filtering, disinfecting, controlling, or monitoring equipment
Build residential pools, service any pool
Service any pool, no new pool construction
Limited to the shaping and shooting of gunite, shotcrete, concrete, or similar product mix
Installation of tile and coping for pools, spas, and hot tub shells
Build and remodel houses, no commercial construction
Install and maintain all types of roofs
Sheet metal and fiberglass for air-handling equipment ductwork
Solar water heating, pool heating, photovoltaic
Pool cages, sheds, soffit, fascia, gutters
Alteration of uninhabitable towers for purposes of communications, energy, water, or utilities; including construction of accessory use structures not exceeding three stories in height which house related equipment.
Utility lines, site development
Fire and burglar alarms
Burglar alarms (does not include Fire Alarm)
Maintenance and repair, no new installs
Telecommunication, automated access control, CCTV, structured cabling, data networks
Limited to 2 stories, single phase, 400-ampere single service
Any electrical sign, limited to a max of 25Kw at 250V if self-standing
The installation of electrical wiring, or any part there of not to exceed 98 volts (RMS), for two-way radio communications enhancement systems in all structures.
Master electrician (includes the scope of ALL electrical categories)
Electrical transmission lines
All types of fire protection
Water spray and foam-water
CO2, foam, dry chemical
Detached single-family dwelling
Underground piping from point-of-service to no more than 1 foot above finished floor
Contractor Campus is a Florida Construction and Electrical School which specializes in Contractor Licensing. Since most contractor licenses in Florida require contractors to pass one or more exams, Contractor Campus offers Exam Prep classes designed to help contractors pass their tests the first time. With classes in Orlando, Fort Myers, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Jacksonville, as well as online, Contractor Campus offers more classroom time than any other Construction School and Bookstore in Florida.
The next page contains the schedule of upcoming in-person classes in Florida.