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Washington Elevator Contractor License

The Elevator Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Employ licensed elevator mechanics
  • Bid on public and private contracts
  • Cannot perform any type of work on elevators

How to Get the Elevator Contractor’s License in Washington?

  1. Be registered as a contractor with the L&I Department
  2. Fill out and submit a completed Licensed Elevator Contractor (LC) Operation form
  3. Have at least 5 years of experience performing conveyance work, which must be verified by current or previous elevator contractors licensed to do business or instead, take and pass the multiple-choice examination
    • The exam is administered by the L&I Department, which can be reached at 360-902-6130 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Must pass the examination with a minimum score of 70%
  4. Expect an answer from the department regarding the license

Washington Elevator Contractor License Exam Prep Course

Washington Elevator Contractor License Exam

The state of Washington Elevator Program has postponed all testing until further notice due to the pandemic. However, once testing becomes available again, the state will notify all applicants to take the exam(s). All applicants can still send the applications to the Department of Labor & Industries since they will continue to approve and process the applications received.

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

Washington Elevator Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 100-150
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 300 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 70%
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Chapter 70.87 RCW: Elevators, lifting devices, and moving walks
    • Chapter 296-96 WAC: Safety regulations and fees for all elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators and other conveyances. Parts A , B and B-1 of WAC.
    • Chapter 49.17 RCW: Washington industrial safety and health act
    • Chapter 296-200A WAC: Contractor certificate of registration renewals - security - insurance
  • PSI© Elevator Official Content Outline

Washington Elevator Contractor Book Set

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

  • WASHINGTON ELEVATOR - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $60.00
  • WASHINGTON ELEVATOR - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $90.00

Washington Elevator Contractor Exam Books

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