NASCLA® Contractor Licenses

The NASCLA Accredited Examination Program was designed to reduce redundant licensing requirements and assist contractors who need to be licensed in multiple jurisdictions. You will find the information you need from Licenses offered and which NASCLA Accredited Examination to apply for your license within each accepting regulatory agency below or you can visit NASCLA®.

Nascla® Licenses

States Accepting and Administering Nascla® Exams for Commercial General Building

  • Alabama: Administers and Accepts Nascla® since September 2009
  • Arizona: As of November 1, 2017, Arizona began administering and accepting this examination as an option in lieu of the state specific trade examinations for the B-1 and B-2 General Commercial Contracting Classifications
  • Georgia: Administers and Accepts Nascla® since November 2010
  • Mississippi: Administers and Accepts Nascla® since May 2010
  • South Carolina: Administers and Accepts Nascla® since May 2010
  • Virgin Islands: Administers and Accepts Nascla® since February 2013
  • Arkansas: Accepting the Accredited Examination in lieu of the Arkansas Business and Law Examination
  • Florida: Accepting as of March 1st 2019
  • Louisiana: as of September 2, 2016, accepted for both the Commercial Building Construction and the Residential Building Contractor Classifications
  • Nevada: Accepting as of December 2013
  • North Carolina: Accepted for both the Commercial Building Construction and the Residential Building Contractor Classifications
  • Tennessee: Accepts Nascla®
  • Utah: As of April 2015 (Comparable to the Utah B100 Exam)
  • Virginia: As of January 1, 2016 (Comparable to the Commercial Building Classification)
  • West Virginia: Accepting as of September 1st 2013

States Accepting and Administering Nascla® Exams for Electrical

  • Alabama: Accepts Nascla® examinations: Electrical Contractor & Journeyman Electrician
  • Arizona: Administers since April 1st, 2019 Examinations: Electrical Contractor and Residential Electrical Contractor
  • Mississippi: Administers since May 1st, 2019 Examination: Electrical Contractor
  • South Carolina: Administers since May 1st, 2019 Examination: Electrical Contractor and Residential Electrical Contractor
  • Louisiana: Administers since May 1st, 2019 Examination: Electrical Contractor
  • Virginia: Accepts as of June 18th, 2019
  • Missouri: Administers as of September 1st, 2019 Nascla® examinations: Electrical Contractor & Journeyman Electrician