<h3>How to Apply for a Plumbing Contractors License in Michigan</h3>

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<li>Choose one of the licenses available for the plumbing category:

<ul>

<li>Plumbing Contractor License</li>

<li>Master Plumber License</li>

<li>Journey Plumber License</li>

<li>Plumbing Apprentice License</li>

</ul>

</li>

<li>Meet the <a class=“link-external-snb link-external-img” title=“Official Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website for licensing and application information” target=“_blank” href=“https://www.michigan.gov/lara/bureau-list/bcc/divisions/licensing/exam-lic/plumbing-examination-licensing-registration-application-information”>licensing requirements</a> for the chosen license:

<ul>

<li>Plumbing Contractor

<ul>

<li>Have a master plumber license or employ a holder of a master plumber license as a representative.</li>

<li>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.</li>

<li>Provide information regarding residence and business addresses during the last five years, the name of a legal representative of the liability company, and the name, address, and license number of the representative licensed master plumber.</li>

</ul>

</li>

<li>Master Plumber

<ul>

<li>Be at least 18 years old.</li>

<li>Have 4,000 hours of experience as a Journey Plumber for at least two years previous to the application.</li>

</ul>

</li>

<li>Journey Plumber

<ul>

<li>Be at least 18 years old.</li>

<li>Have at least 6,000 hours of experience for three years minimum as a plumbing apprentice under the supervision of a licensed master plumber.</li>

</ul>

</li>

<li>Plumbing Apprentice

<ul>

<li>Be at least 18 years old.</li>

<li>Fill in the <a class=“link-external-snb link-external-img” title=“Official Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs plumbing apprentice registration form” target“_blank” href=“https://www.michigan.gov/lara/-/media/Project/Websites/lara/bcc/BCC-Forms/lara_bcc_plumbing_apprentice_registration.pdf?rev=09e0a1523b85476ca153dc8aa984c467&hash=A5D18B063AABE6F7EABD6F20AEEA29F7”>Registration for Plumbing Apprentice.</a></li>

</ul>

</li>

</ul>

</li>

<li>Complete and submit the application:

<ol>

<li>Select the application form for the preferred license

<ul>

<li><a class= “link-external-snb link-external-img” title= “Official Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs application form for plumbing contractor examination & license” target=“_blank” href=“https://www.michigan.gov/lara/-/media/Project/Websites/lara/bcc/BCC-Forms/Plumbing/bcc329_plumbing_examination_0317-fillable.pdf?rev=4de78b57a2b54b919d5a30021bb8117f&hash=B679A8E2B142D6B46ECAFBFE05FB1933”>Plumbing Contractor License Application</a></li>

<li><a class= “link-external-snb link-external-img” title= “Official Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs application form for master plumber examination & license” target=“_blank” href=“https://www.michigan.gov/lara/-/media/Project/Websites/lara/bcc/BCC-Forms/Plumbing/bcc329_plumbing_examination_0317-fillable.pdf?rev=4de78b57a2b54b919d5a30021bb8117f&hash=B679A8E2B142D6B46ECAFBFE05FB1933”>Master Plumber License Application</a></li>

<li><a class= “link-external-snb link-external-img” title= “Official Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs application form for journey plumber examination & license” target=“_blank” href=“https://www.michigan.gov/lara/-/media/Project/Websites/lara/bcc/BCC-Forms/Journey_Plumber_application_-_practical_-2021_741296_7.pdf?rev=c860bec361434ba9a1a6153ad9bca5fb&hash=55026C07C4B1A3A1EF5BCB21C415587E”>Journey Plumber License Application</a></li>

<li><a class= “link-external-snb link-external-img” title= “Official Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs registration form for plumbing apprentice” target=“_blank” href=“https://www.michigan.gov/lara/-/media/Project/Websites/lara/bcc/BCC-Forms/lara_bcc_plumbing_apprentice_registration.pdf?rev=09e0a1523b85476ca153dc8aa984c467&hash=A5D18B063AABE6F7EABD6F20AEEA29F7”>Plumbing Apprentice License Application</a></li>

</ul>

</li>

<li>If applying by mail, submit the application and fee to P.O. Box 30255, Lansing, MI, 48909.</li>

<li>If applying online:

<ol>

<li>Go to the <a class=“link-external-snb link-external-img” title=“Official Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website for submitting applications” target=“_blank” href=“https://aca-prod.accela.com/lara/Default.aspx”>Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website</a></li>

<li>Login or Register for an account (make sure to read and accept the terms and to fill in the contact´s information)</li>

<li>Go to “BCC licenses” and then click on “Apply for a License”</li>

<li>Read and accept the terms</li>

<li>Select preferred license and trade</li>

<li>Complete each step (this includes fee payment online)</li>

</ol>

</li>

</ol>

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<li>Once the application is approved make sure to recieve a letter with payment and schedule instructions for the PSI&copy; examination, and schedule the test with the official provider:

<ol>

<li>Go to the <a class=“link-external-snb link-external-img” title=“Official PSI&copy; examinations website for candidates” target=“_blank” href=“https://candidate.psiexams.com/”>PSI&copy; examination website</a></li>

<li>Sign in or register with the same credentials as the LARA initial application</li>

<li>Select the corresponding examination and add the information sent by the BCC</li>

<li>Pay and schedule the examination</li>

<li>Take the examination</li>

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</li>

<li>After taking and approving the exam, PSI&copy; will notify the board, and the license will be issued.</li>

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