Michigan Plumbing Contractor License

The Plumbing Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Supervise and install plumbing systems
  • Sewage waters
  • Potable water systems

A plumbing contracting firm will be able to operate as a plumbing contracting entity if it employs a licensed master plumber.

How to Apply for a Plumbing Contractor’s License in Michigan?

  1. Meet the licensing requirements for the Plumbing contractor's license:
    • Have a master plumber license or employ a holder of a master plumber license as a representative.
    • Make sure to be a sole proprietor, a partner in a partnership, an officer of a corporation, or a member of a limited liability company.
  2. Complete and submit the application:
    • Fill out the application form for the Plumbing contractor's license.
    • If applying by mail, submit the application and fee to P.O. Box 30255, Lansing, MI, 48909.
    • If applying online:
      1. Go to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website
      2. Login or Register for an account (make sure to read and accept the terms and to fill in the contact's information)
      3. Go to “BCC licenses” and then click on “Apply for a License”
      4. Read and accept the terms
      5. Select the Plumbing license and trade
      6. Complete each step (this includes fee payment online)
  3. Once the application is approved make sure to receive a letter with payment and schedule instructions for the PSI© examination, and schedule the test with the official provider:
    1. Go to the PSI© examination website
    2. Sign in or register with the same credentials as the LARA initial application
    3. Select the corresponding examination and add the information sent by the BCC
    4. Pay and schedule the examination
    5. Take the examination.
  4. After taking and approving the exam, PSI© will notify the board, and the license will be issued.

Michigan Plumbing Contractor License Exam Prep Course

  • Login credentials emailed upon enrollment

    Unlimited access (no time limits)

    Lecture videos

    Practice questions

    Key concepts

    Step-by-step solutions to math problems

    $525.00
    $525.00

Michigan Plumbing Contractor License Exam

Below is all the information related to the trade exam, including the official reference list.

Michigan Plumbing Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 120 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 70%
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Plumbing Contractor (Skilled Trades Regulations Act, 2016 PA 407, any rules promulgated under this act, the Stille-Derossett-Hale single state construction code act (1972 PA 230) and the administration and enforcement procedures of the Michigan Plumbing Code).
  • PSI© Plumbing Contractor Official Content Outline

Michigan Plumbing Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Plumbing exam. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • MICHIGAN PLUMBING - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $150.86
  • MICHIGAN PLUMBING - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $180.86

Michigan Plumbing Contractor Exam Books

Books Allowed in Testing