Illinois (Chicago) General Contractor License

There is no test required to obtain the Illinois "Chicago" General Contractor license

  • New applications are processed within 14 business days from receipt providing applications are complete and correct.
  • You will be notified by email if additional information or corrections are needed to complete your application or renewal.
  • All applications and renewals must be mailed to
    City of Chicago
    PO Box 388249
    Chicago IL 60638.
    No exceptions.
  • For insurance updates email or mail using the contact information below.

General Contractor License Application
General Contractor License - Renewal Form
Initial Trade License Application Form

Name: Patty Garber
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Phone: (800) 359-1313
Ext: 117