How to Apply For Your Contractor's License

To obtain your contractor's license, you must pass the examinations, meet specific experience and financial requirements, and complete the application for the state to review.

Application Requirements

You must meet the following requirements:

  • Take the Certified Exam and Obtain the Passing Scores
  • Meet the experience/ Education requirements
  • Satisfy Financial/Credit Report Requirements
  • Fingerprints
  • Insurance (Workers Comp must be obtained 30 days of issued license)
  • Must be AT LEAST 18 years of age
  • Filling out the Application
  • Proof of satisfaction of liens, judgements, and discharge of bankruptcy
  • For veterans: Military Service Form, and Military satisfaction of experience

More Specifics for Experience and Information for each License

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# questionvick 2020-08-15 01:12
Do you help to prepare the Application for Contractor License in VA?
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# RE: questionContractor Licensing Experts 2020-08-17 13:13
No, we do not service the Contractor Application for VA.
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# OwnerMelissa Bajsa 2020-08-17 18:49
Where can I find test dates to get my Florida Builders license? I can only find dates through June 10th.
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# RE: OwnerContractor Licensing Experts 2020-08-18 12:53
Please contact your Testing Center. Each company works very differently. Below I have provided a link that will show you the contact information for all the testing centers in FL.
https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-licenses/licensing-contact-information.html
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# RE: Contractor Application Processing HelpJoe Guillen 2020-09-07 11:11
What type of license is needed to remodel interiors of condominiums in Broward county?
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# RE: Contractor Application Processing HelpContractor Licensing Experts 2020-09-08 16:51
For Broward County, they offer a license called Residential Interior Remodeling. Below I have provided you the link to view more information about this license.

https://www.contractorcampus.com/broward-county-florida-residential-interior-remodeling-contractor-class-rir-contractor-gits-license.html
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# Florida Roofing Qualifying agentRaymond Joesph Scavone 2020-09-16 18:58
I am in negotiations with 3 different roofing companies to become their qualifying agent for their companies. Does your company help with this process?
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# RE: Florida Roofing Qualifying agentContractor Licensing Experts 2020-09-16 20:20
Hello Raymond,

We do not provide a service for qualifying agents. We only work with the studying process to obtain a Contractor License.
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# Epoxy Flooring LicensePASCAL ION 2020-09-27 01:03
What type of license is needed for Epoxy Flooring in Hillsborough County
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# RE: Epoxy Flooring LicenseContractor Licensing Experts 2020-09-29 12:31
Hello, I would recommend you confirm with the Hillsborough County Board. Below I have provided you there contact information.

Hillsborough County Building & Construction Services
Contractor Licensing
Phone: (813) 635-7312, (813) 635-7316
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# RE: Contractor Application Processing HelpRobert Downie 2020-11-11 20:40
I have a Class A Air Conditioning Contractors License in Florida. I have been working for a Florida Mechanical Contractor for over 6 years. Can I qualify to take the Fire Sprinkler Contractors License in Florida?
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# RE: Contractor Application Processing HelpContractor Licensing Experts 2020-11-12 18:08
Hello Robert,
I would recommend you to contact the State Licensing Board. Since your background is more for Air Conditioning, you would like to confirm it with them if possible for you to obtain the Fire Sprinkler License.
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