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Texas Mold Remediation Worker License

The Mold Remediation Worker License grants the holder the required authorization to perform work under the supervision of a Licensed Mold Remediation Contractor related to the following activities:

  • Performing mold remediation under the supervision of a Licensed Remediation Contractor

A Registered Mold Remediation Worker shall use remediation techniques specified in the project mold remediation work plan.

How to Get the Mold Remediation Worker License in Texas?

  1. Be over the age of 18
  2. Complete an Initial Mold Remediation Worker Course, proof of this should be sent in alongside the Application Form. The certification of this course should come from a Department Accredited Training Provider
  3. Send in the Application Form alongside the corresponding fee. This application can be turned in online or by filling out the Mold Remediation Worker Initial Application Form
  4. Present the following documentation:
    • In case the applicant is employed by a Mold Remediation Company or individual at the time of the application, the employer must have an office in the State of Texas and, if given the case, also a license to perform such work. Information for both these details should be included in the application
    • Regarding insurance, a copy of the employer’s Certificate of Insurance showing that the employer meets the requirement of maintaining a Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy must be turned in as well. If the applicant is self-employed, a copy of the applicant’s General Liability Insurance Policy should be sent in instead
    • There are, however, a few scenarios in which the applicant might be exempt from providing such documentation
      • The applicant is currently unemployed. Yet, before conducting any mold-related activity, proof of insurance should be provided to the department
      • The employer is currently licensed as a Mold Assessment Company or Mold Remediation Company with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
      • The applicant is employed by a governmental entity
      • The applicant is employed by a non-governmental entity that is considered “self-insured”. In this scenario, the applicant should submit a signed affidavit stating that the employer has a net worth of at least one million, plus a current financial statement indicating a net worth of at least one million

An applicant might use the receipt from the online application as a temporary license, which allows them to conduct mold remediation activities while the background check is completed. This temporary license is good for the following twenty-one days after the complete application is turned in, and it can not be renewed. Any mold remediation work must be stopped if the worker license has not been received once the temporary license expires.