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Alabama Contractor Licenses
West Virginia Contractor Licenses

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.

FL State Licenses

General Contractor

Unlimited height and scope of work, can sub-out all mechanical and electrical trades

Business Exam

This exam is needed by all state construction contractors in FL

Building

Up to three stories (new construction), unlimited remodeling

Class A Air Conditioning

Unlimited HVAC work

Class B Air Conditioning

Limited to 25 tons of cooling and 500,000 BTUs of heating

Gas Line

Natural Gas installations and repairs

Glass and Glazing

Windows, glass, prefabricated curtain walls and storefront panels

Gypsum Drywall

Drywall, incidental framing, base/finish coats

Irrigation

Sprinklers, controllers, sensors, pumps

Marine

Docks, piers, boathouses, ramps, seawalls, boatlifts

Mechanical

HVAC plus pressure, pneumatic, LP, chemical, vacuum line piping

Plumbing

Water supply, drainage, septic tanks, medical gas

Pollutant Storage

Polluntant storage tanks

Pool and Spa Commercial

Build and service any pool

Pool and Spa Residential

Build residential pools, service any pool

Pool and Spa Service

Service any pool, no new pool construction

Residential

Build and remodel houses, no commercial construction

Roofing

Install and maintain all types of roofs

Sheet Metal

Sheet metal and fiberglass for air-handling equipment ductwork

Solar

Solar water heating, pool heating, photovoltaic

Specialty Structure

Pool cages, sheds, soffit, fascia, gutters

Underground Utilities

Utility lines, site development

Electrical

Alarm Systems I

Fire and burglar alarms

Alarm Systems II

Burglar alarms (does not include Fire Alarm)

Lighting Maintenance

Maintenance and repair, no new installs

Limited Energy (Low Voltage)

Telecommunication, automated access control, CCTV, structured cabling, data networks

Residential (Electrical)

Limited to 2 stories, single phase, 400-ampere single service

Sign (Electrical)

Any electrical sign, limited to a max of 25Kw at 250V if self-standing

Unlimited (Electrical)

Master electrician (includes the scope of ALL electrical categories)

Utility Line (Electrical)

Electrical transmission lines

Fire Protection

Fire Protection I

All types of fire protection

Fire Protection II

Water spray and foam-water

Fire Protection III

CO2, foam, dry chemical

Fire Protection IV

Detached single-family dwelling

Fire Protection V

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, and Fort Lauderdale, 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.


Contractor Classes Schedule

To reserve your seat in any of these classes, please email your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (include your student ID). If you do not have a student ID, please sign up for any of our Florida courses and you will receive one via email.

All classes are on weekends (Saturday and Sunday). On Saturdays we teach how to solve math and business problems, and on Sundays how to find answers quickly within the books.

Dates
Saturday & Sunday
City &
Venue
Address
July 13-14, 2019 Fort Lauderdale
Holiday Inn Express
1701 N University Dr
Plantation FL 33322
July 27-28, 2019 Orlando
Fairfield Inn and Suites
10971 W Colonial Dr
Ocoee FL 34761
August 10-11, 2019 Fort Myers
Fairfield Inn and Suites
7090 Cypress Terrace
Fort Myers FL 33907
August 24-25, 2019 Tampa
Hyatt Place
11408 N 30th St
Tampa FL 33612
September 7-8, 2019 Fort Lauderdale
Holiday Inn Express
1701 N University Dr
Plantation FL 33322
September 21-22, 2019 Orlando
Fairfield Inn and Suites
10971 W Colonial Dr
Ocoee FL 34761
October 5-6, 2019 Fort Myers
Fairfield Inn and Suites
7090 Cypress Terrace
Fort Myers FL 33907
October 26-27, 2019 Tampa
Hyatt Place
11408 N 30th St
Tampa FL 33612
November 16-17, 2019 Fort Lauderdale
Holiday Inn Express
1701 N University Dr
Plantation FL 33322
Nov 30-Dec 1, 2019 Orlando
Fairfield Inn and Suites
10971 W Colonial Dr
Ocoee FL 34761
December 7-8, 2019 Fort Myers
Fairfield Inn and Suites
7090 Cypress Terrace
Fort Myers FL 33907
Saturday from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Testing Schedule for Contractors 2019-2020

State Construction Contractors

Dates and Locations

Plumbing (trade knowledge) examinations are administered in paper and pencil format and are offered multiple times per year in Orlando only.

Paper-Based Testing Schedule
Testing DatesRegistration DeadlineLocation
February 12-13, 2019 January 12, 2019 Orlando
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Int’l Airport
April 16-17, 2019 March 16, 2019 Orlando
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Int’l Airport
June 11-12, 2019 May 11, 2019 Orlando
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Int’l Airport
 

All other construction examinations, including General, Building, and Residential (contract administration and project management) as well as the business & finance examination part, are administered in computer-based testing format on a daily basis and at testing sites throughout the world. After a candidate has been approved by Professional Testing, Inc., they may schedule to sit for their examination(s) by contacting the department’s examination vendor, Pearson VUE.

Scheduling a Construction Examination

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has contracted with Professional Testing, Inc., to register candidates, develop, and score professional examinations for the Construction Industry Licensing Board. Individuals desiring to sit for construction trade knowledge, contract administration, project management, or business & finance examination parts are required to apply directly with Professional Testing, Inc.

To apply by phone: 407.264.0562
To apply online: www.floridaexam.com

Completed applications and appropriate fees must be received by Professional Testing, Inc., no later than 30 days prior to the examination date.

Plumbing examinations (trade knowledge) are administered in paper and pencil format and are offered multiple times per year in Orlando only. Candidates approved to sit for these examinations will receive confirmation from Professional Testing, Inc., that includes the specific date, time, and location of the examination.

All other construction examinations, including General, Building, and Residential (contract administration and project management) as well as business & finance examination part, are administered in computer-based testing format. After a candidate has been approved by Professional Testing, Inc., they may schedule to sit for their examination(s) by contacting the department’s examination vendor, Pearson VUE.

To locate a testing site near you or to register to sit for an examination, use this link: http://www.pearsonvue.com/fl/construction/
To schedule by phone, call 888.204.6230

Candidates taking a computer-based examination through Pearson VUE will be required to submit a valid email address, telephone number, and payment at the time the examination is scheduled. Candidates will be eligible to schedule an examination within 72 hours after the candidate’s examination application has been approved by Professional Testing, Inc.

Construction Examinations Content

All examinations are open book and consist of multiple-choice questions. You should be prepared to respond to examination questions on any of the content areas included in the examination content outline. Use the links below to view examination content outlines for each of the construction examinations.

Business & Finance
Class A Air Conditioning Contractor
Class B Air Conditioning Contractor
Building Contractor Contract Administration
Building Contractor Project Management
Gas Line
General Contractor Contract Administration
General Contractor Project Management
Glass & Glazing
Gypsum Drywall
Irrigation
Marine Specialty
Mechanical
Plumbing
Pollutant Storage
Commercial Pool
Residential Pool
Service Pool
Residential Contractor Contract Administration
Residential Contractor Project Management
Roofing
Sheet Metal
Solar
Specialty Structure
Underground Utility

Additionally, for a breakdown of the number of examination questions and allotted time to complete each examination, view Examinations at a Glance.

State Electrical Contractors

ALL electrical exams are Computer-Based.

Scheduling an Electrical Examination

DBPR offers electrical examinations in a computer-based testing (CBT) format. Candidates who have been approved to sit for one of the following examinations may do so by contacting the department’s examination vendor, Pearson VUE. Examinations are available on a daily basis at testing sites throughout the world.

To schedule by phone: 888.204.6230
To locate a testing site near you or to register online visit Pearson Vue

Candidates taking a computer-based examination through Pearson VUE will be required to submit a valid email address, telephone number, and payment at the time the examination is scheduled. Candidates will be eligible to schedule an examination within 72 hours after the candidate’s examination application has been approved by the department.

Preparing for the Examination

To view a list of all books related to any state license, please go to Florida Licenses and click on your particular trade.

County Contractor Exams

There are three testing companies which provide testing services for contractors in Florida. You must contact them directly to schedule your test. Make sure your county accepts their tests results before signing up for testing.

When choosing a testing company, choose one which is customer-oriented, one you can call and talk to a person that can help you. We advise you contact all of them to see which one is more responsive to your needs.

GITS©

Phone Number: 800-997-2129
Website: http://www.gitsllc.org/

Prov©

Phone Number: 866-720-7768
Website: https://www.provexam.com/

Prometric©

Website: https://www.prometric.com/
Contact Us Page: Prometric© Contact Us page
Phone Number: 1-800-967-1139

Gulf Coast Testing

Gulf Coast Testing is a testing facility which provides Prometric© Testing in SWFL
Website: http://www.gctesting.com/
Address: 2891 Center Pointe Drive, Suite 201, Fort Myers, FL 33916
Phone Number: ​239-274-3184


Related article 2018 Testing Schedule for Florida


The next page will provide you with contact information for government agencies and testing companies related to the licensing process. 


CILB Application Forms

Below is the list of application forms for the different state licenses. Please note the applciations listed are for contractor wanting to qualify a business (most popular way of qualifying a business). If you are looking for other ways to qualify a business or ALL the forms avaiable for each license, please visit the DBPR's Website

AC Class A
AC Class B
Building
Commercial Pool
Drywall
Gas Line
General
Glass and Glazing
Irrigation
Marine
Mechanical
Plumbing
Pollutant Storage
Pool Service
Residential
Residential Pool
Roofing
Sheet Metal
Solar
Specialty
Underground Utility

EILB Application Forms

Alarm I
Alarm II
Electrical (Unlimited)
Specialty (Residential, Utility Line, Limited Energy, Sign, Lighting Maintenance)


State Licensing Boards

DBPR | Construction Industry Licensing Board

Division of Professions
Construction Industry Licensing Board
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783
Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395
http://www.myfloridalicense.com/...


DBPR | Electrical Industry Licensing Board

Division of Professions
Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783
Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395
Website: http://www.myfloridalicense.com/...


Fire Marshal

Phone: (850) 413-3610
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regulatory Licensing
Bureau of Fire Prevention
Division of State Fire Marshal
200 E. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0342
Website: http://www.myfloridacfo.com/...


Testing Companies

GITS

Gainesville Independent Testing Services, LLC
1644 NE 22nd Ave Bldg E Ocala, FL 34470
Phone Number: 1-800-997-2129, 1-352-369-GITS(4487)
Fax Number: 1-352-387-2443
Offices and testing locations
http://www.gitsllc.org/


Professional Testing

P.O. Box 691226
Orlando, FL 32869-1226
Phone (407) 264-0562
Fax (407) 264-2977
http://www.floridaexam.com/


Prov

866-720-PROV (7768) or 386-518-6889
5200 NW 43rd Street
Suite 102-167
Gainesville FL 32606
https://www.provexam.com/


Pearson Vue

Phone number: 888-204-6230
Contact Us page: https://home.pearsonvue.com/...
Website: http://www.pearsonvue.com/fl/elecons/


Prometric©

Website: https://www.prometric.com/
Contact Us Page: Prometric© Contact Us page
Phone Number: 1-800-967-1139

Gulf Coast Testing

Gulf Coast Testing is a testing facility which provides Prometric© Testing in SWFL
Website: http://www.gctesting.com/
Address: 2891 Center Pointe Drive, Suite 201, Fort Myers, FL 33916
Phone Number: ​239-274-3184


Counties

Brevard County

Brevard County Contractor Licensing
Office: (321) 633-2058
Fax: (321) 690-6878
Address: 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Building A, Viera, FL 32940
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: https://www.brevardfl.gov/


Broward County

Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department
Environmental Licensing and Building Permitting Division
1 North University Drive, Box #302, Plantation, Florida 33324
Phone: 954-765-4400
Website: www.broward.org/permittingandlicensing


Charlotte County

Charlotte County Community Development
Licensing Division
Licensing and Building Code Compliance
Address: 18400 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Phone: (941) 743-1201 FAX: (941)764-4907
Website: www.charlottecountyfl.com


Citrus County

Citrus County Building Division
Contractor Licensing
Address: 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Suite 111, Lecanto FL 34461
Phone: 352-527-5310
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://www.citrusbocc.com/plandev...


Collier County

Collier County Contractor Licensing
Address: 2800 N. Horseshoe Drive Naples, FL 34104
Main number: (239) 252-2431
Fax number: (239) 252-2469
After Hours Complaint Line: (239) 252-5607
Website: http://www.colliergov.net/your-gov...


Duval County

Duval County
Phone: Phone (904) 630-2489
Website: http://www.coj.net/departments/...


Flagler County

Flagler County Contractor licensing
Address: 1769 E. Moody Blvd, Building 2, Suite 103
Phone: 386-313-4076
Fax: 386-313-4103
Website: http://www.flaglercounty.org/...


Hernando County

Hernando County Building Division
Permitting, Inspection, Contractor Licensing
789 Providence Blvd Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 754-4050
Fax: (352) 754-4416
Website: http://www.hernandocounty.us/...


Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Building & Construction Services
Contractor Licensing
Phone: (813) 635-7312, (813) 635-7316
Fax: (813) 635-7367


Lake County

Lake County Economic Growth Department
Building Services Division
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7800, Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: 352-343-9653 Option 5


Lee County

​Lee County Licensing Board
Physical Address: 1500​ Monroe St., Fort Myers, FL 33901​
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 398, Fort Myers, FL 33902
Phone: 239-533-8895
Board's Website: http://www.leegov.com/dcd/...
Contractor Licensing Website: http://www.leegov.com/...
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First and Last Name, Mailing Address, Phone Number, Type of Certificate of Competency, and Name of Testing Company. 


Martin County

Martin County Construction Industry Licensing Board
Address: 900 SE Ruhnke Street Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 288-5482
Fax: (772) 419-6935
Website: https://www.martin.fl.us/martin...


Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade Deparment of Regulatory and Economic Resources
Construction Trades Qualifying Board
Economic Development Phone: 305-375-1254
Permitting and Inspection Phone: 786-315-2000
Address: 11805 S.W. 26 Street, Room 207, Miami FL 33175-2474
Website: http://www.miamidade.gov/licenses/contractors-licensing.asp


Monroe County

Monroe County Growth Management Building Department
Middle Keys Main Office
2798 Overseas Highway, Suite 300, Marathon, FL 33050
Telephone: (305) 289-2501
Upper Keys Office
102050 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037
Telephone: (305) 453-8800
Lower Keys Office
5503 College Road, Suite 203, Key West, FL 33040
Telephone: (305) 295-3990
Website: www.monroecounty-fl.gov


Nassau County

Nassau County Building Department
Address: 96161 Nassau Place Yulee, Florida 32097
Telephone: 904-491-7337 & 1-800-948-3364
Website: http://www.nassaucountyfl.com/index.aspx?NID=136


Okaloosa County

Okaloosa County Contractor Licensing
Office Phone: (850) 651-7180
Fax: (850) 651-7184
Website: http://www.co.okaloosa.fl.us/gm/licensing


Orange County

Orange County Administration Center
1st Floor 201 S. Rosalind AV Orlando, FL 32801
Office Phone: 407-836-5522
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Osceola County

Osceola County Construction Licensing
Phone: (407) 742-0200
Fax: (407) 742-0201
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 1400, Kissimmee, Florida 34741


Palm Beach County

Contractor Certification Division
Physical Address: 2300 N Jog Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33411-2741
Phone: 561-233-5000
Fax: 561-233-5212
Website: http://discover.pbcgov.org/pzb/contractors/Pages/Forms-Licensing.aspx


Pasco County

Pasco County Building Construction Services | Contractor Licensing
Address: 8731 Citizens Drive, Suite 230, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Phone: (727) 847-8009
Website: http://www.pascocountyfl.net/index.aspx?NID=762


Pinellas County

Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board
Address: 12600 Belcher Rd, Suite 102, Lago FL 33773
Phone: (727) 582-3100
Website: http://www.pcclb.com/applications.htm


Polk County

Polk County Office of Planning and Development
Building Division
Adddress: 330 W. Church St. Bartow, Florida 33831-9005
Phone: 863-534-6530
Website: www.polk-county.net Fax 863-534-5922


Putnam County

Putnam County Planning & Development Services
Mailing Address: P.O. BOX 1486 Palatka, FL 32178-1486
Phone: 1-800-432-0364
Fax: (386) 329-1213
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


St. Johns County

St. Johns County Licensing Division
Contractor Licensing / Building Department
Address: 4040 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine FL 32084
Phone: (904) 827-6820
Fax: (904) 827-6847
Website: http://www.sjcfl.us/ContractorLicensing/guidelines.aspx


St. Lucie County

St. Lucie County Contractor Licensing Department
Address: 2300 Virginia Ave, Ft Pierce, FL 34982
Phone: (772) 462-1672
Fax: (772) 462-1148
Website: http://www.stlucieco.gov/departments/licensing


Sumter County

Sumter County Development Services Division
Building Services Department
Address: 7375 Powell Road, Suite 115, Wildwood, FL 34785
Phone: (352) 689-4460
Fax: (352) 689-4461
Website: http://sumtercountyfl.gov/81/Contractor-Licensing


Volusia County

Volusia County Contractor Licensing
Address: 123 W. Indiana Av, Room 203, DeLand, FL 32720
Phone: 386-736-5957
Fax: 386-740-5215
Website: https://www.volusia.org/services/....


To find answers to questions about the Florida Contractor's License please Visit our Florida Contractor License Frequently Asked Questions page.