Michigan Sign Specialty Contractor License

The Sign Specialty Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Manufacture and install electric devices
  • Maintain and repair electric signs
  • Electric signs’ wiring and circuitry

How to Get a Sign Specialty Contractor’s License in Michigan?

  1. Satisfy the licensing requirements:
    • Experience and Education requirements:
      • Have a sign specialist license or have no less than one specialist full-time employed and residing in the state. In addition, public liability insurance evidence is required.
    • Minimum age requirement.
      • 18 years of age
    • Submit the application via mail or online along with the corresponding fee(s).
      • To apply by mail, fill out the form and send it with the fee, and exemptions (if applicable) to P.O. Box 30255, Lansing, MI 48909.
      • To apply and pay the application fee online, follow the next steps.
        1. Enter to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
        2. Login or create an account.
        3. Go to “BCC licenses” and click on “Apply for a License”.
        4. Read and accept the terms.
        5. Select the Sign Specialty license and trade.
        6. Complete each step (includes fee payment online).
      • Veterans with evidence of separation from the United States armed forces under “honorable” or “general honorable” are exempt from the initial license fee. For consideration attach a DD-214 or DD-215to the application.
    • Upon approval schedule with PSI©:
      1. Wait for the department's approval. Then, expect a letter with payment and schedule instructions for the PSI© examination.
      2. If the application is denied, reapplication is needed.
      3. To schedule and pay for the PSI© examination, register or sign in with the same data of the LARA initial application.
      4. Select the corresponding examination and add the information sent by the BCC.
      5. Pay and schedule the examination.

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Michigan Sign Specialty Contractor License Exam

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

Michigan Sign Specialty Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 32
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 60 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75%
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Sign Specialty (electrical administrative board general rules, current electrical code rules – part 8, skilled trades regulation act and any rules promulgated under the skilled trades regulation act relating to electric signs and applicable sections of the codegrounding and bonding, overcurrent protection, wiring methods and installations, boxes and cabinets, special occupancies, load calculations, lighting, box and raceway fill, power limited circuits, general electrical trade knowledge, and electrical theory).
  • PSI© Sign Specialty Official Content Outline

Michigan Sign Specialty Contractor Book Set

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

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

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