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Once you have been approved to take an exam you will need to Schedule and Pay for the exam. An applicant has 90 days from acceptance to schedule and take the appropriate exam.

Due to Covid and limited testing blocks are not allowing those who have already achieved a passing score on their exam to re-examine for a higher score.

Board Contact:Renee Bryant | (208) 332-7137

The exam will be done on a computer at one (1) of the three (3) regional offices, located at:
Meridian Office
1090 E. Watertower St., Ste. 150
Meridian, ID 83642
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 – 5:00 (MST)
Coeur d’ Alene Office
1250 Ironwood Dr., Ste. 220
Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83814
Office Hours: M-F 7:00 – 4:00 (PST)
Blackfoot Office
155 N. Maple St.
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 – 5:00 (MST)

How to Apply for your exam

The following infromation is for ALL HVAC realted licensing.

Once you have been approved to take an exam you will need to Schedule and Pay for the exam. An applicant has 90 days from acceptance to schedule and take the appropriate exam.

Due to Covid and limited testing blocks are not allowing those who have already achieved a passing score on their exam to re-examine for a higher score.

Examination Costs

The cost of your exam will be seventy-five dollars ($75). This fee is non-refundable.

Scheduling your Exam

To schedule an exam call (800) 955-3044 at least two (2) business days prior to the date you would like to test. There are limited seats available for each test and you may not receive your initial choice.

You will pay your exam fees when you call to schedule your exam and make payment using MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express (3% non-refundable fee if paying by credit/debit card), Check or Cash. Once payment is received at a DBS location the exam will be scheduled

Rescheduling an Exam

If you need to reschedule your exam, you may do so by contacting the Division of Building Safety. You must reschedule at least two (2) business days prior to your appointment. If you call at least two (2) days prior to your appointment, you may reschedule at no cost; otherwise you will lose your exam fees.If you fail to attend your scheduled appointment, you will forfeit your test fees and will be required to reschedule and pay the exam fee.

Idaho HVAC Licenses

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