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Georgia Elevator (Class II) Contractor License

The Elevator (Class II) Contractor License allows you to have a firm, partnership, corporation or company or to be in the business of the alteration, service, replacement or maintenance of:

  • Elevators
  • Dumbwaiters
  • Escalators
  • Moving walks
  • Residential elevators
  • Platform lifts
  • Stairway chairlifts

How to Get the Elevator (Class II) Contractor’s License in Georgia?

  1. Meet the licensure requirements:
    • Show verification of having an Elevator Mechanic Certification
    • All Class II Elevator Contractors shall hire Class I or II Elevator Mechanics
    • Provide proof of insurance:
      • Send to the Office an original or certified copy of an insurance policy issued by an insurance company authorized to do business in this State to provide general liability coverage of at least $1,000,000 for injury or death of one person and $1,000,000 for injury or death of any number of persons in any one occurrence, with the coverage of at least $500,000 for property damage in any one occurrence and the statutory workers' compensation insurance coverage
  2. Create an account in the OCI Citizenserve site
  3. Complete the online Boiler application for examination
  4. Take and pass the exam administered by the Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
  5. Wait for the OCI to issue the license

Please note that Elevator Contractor Certifications are valid for twelve months after issuance. Elevator Contractor classes require certification as an Elevator Mechanic before performing any work on elevators or other conveyances.