Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor License

The Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor License allows you to do the following work of construction and remodeling of houses and other structures which support:

  • Shelter or enclose persons or animals or other chattels
  • Which do not extend more than three stories above the ground and one story below the ground

How to Get a Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor License?

  1. Acquire a Nevada Business ID before completing your NV Contractor Application. Contact the Nevada Secretary of State to complete the Nevada Business License Application to obtain a Nevada Business ID
  2. Gather the required documents from the Nevada State Contractors Board NSCB and submit them with your contractor application
  3. Show proof of your work history by submitting one of the following types of documents:
    • Four Certifications of Work Experience Forms (Certificates):
      • Total experience time must be at least four full years (1460 days). However, not all forms of work experience are required to each prove four years of experience
    • Proof of transferrable military training and experience
    • Proof of eligibility for Licensure by Endorsement. Applicants are advised to review the State Equivalency Chart to determine their eligibility. In addition, to be considered for licensure by endorsement, you must submit with your application a Request for Verification of License completed by your endorsing state
    • An active Master's Certification issued by an officially recognized agent or governmental agency similar to the Residential and Small Commercial (B2) classification
  4. Submit the Nevada Contractor License Application Form and complete it along with all supporting documentation
  5. After the application has been submitted and work experience has been verified, await the exam eligibility form
  6. Complete and pass the following tests administered by PSI©:
  7. Once NSCB approves the license, the applicant must provide the License Bond and workers' compensation insurance specified in the approval letter
  8. NSCB will complete the Residential and Small Commercial (B2) license issuance and send it to the applicant's address

Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor License Exam Prep Courses

Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor License Exams

Below is all the information related to the trade and Management Survey exams, including the official reference lists.

Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer Based
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 3 Hours
  • Minimum Passing Score: 56 Questions
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Sitework (4)
    • Concrete (10)
    • Masonry (10)
    • Metals (5)
    • Carpentry (12)
    • Thermal and Moisture Protection (9)
    • Doors and Windows (3)
    • Drywall and Finishes (4)
    • Safety (10)
    • General Code, Plan Reading, and Estimating (10)
    • Nevada One Call (3)
  • PSI© Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Official Content Outline

Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor Management Survey Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer Based
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Time Allowed: 120 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 45 (75% correct)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Licensing (10)
    • Estimating and Bidding (7)
    • Lien Law (3)
    • Financial Management (12)
    • Tax Laws (5)
    • Labor Laws (5)
    • Project Management (3)
    • Contracts (6)
    • Risk Management (4)
    • Environmental and Safety (5)
  • PSI© Management Survey Official Content Outline

Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Residential and Small Commercial (B2) and Management Survey exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NEVADA RESIDENTIAL AND SMALL COMMERCIAL (B2) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,289.88
  • NEVADA RESIDENTIAL AND SMALL COMMERCIAL (B2) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,389.88

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Nevada Residential and Small Commercial (B2) Management Survey Exam Book

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