Arkansas Commercial/Residential Contractor License

Pursuing a career in the construction field? Study at home for your Arkansas Commercial/Residential Contractor License and Exam with our fully online, easy to take, and self-paced course.

Arkansas Commercial/Residential Contractor License and Exam
Steps to Success

1. Obtain pre-approval from the State.
2. Purchase Exam Prep and Books.
3. Schedule and pass your state exams.
4. Submit your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance to the State.

Exam Review Option Includes
Practice Exams
Instructor Support
Study Tips
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $69.99

About This License

  • Commercial Contractors License allows any person, firm, or other organization for a price, wage or fee, to attempt to or submit bids to construct, contract, or undertake to contract or manage the construction, erection, alteration, repair any building, apartment, condominium, highway or other structure on private or public property except for single-family residences.
  • Residential Contractors License allows any person, firm, or other organization for a price, wage or fee, to attempt to or submit bids to construct, contract, or undertake to contract or manage the construction of a single family residence.


Our training is written by Subject Matter Experts and built by Instructional Designers.

No Pass, No Pay

If you are not able to pass your exam on the SECOND attempt, we will refund your course fee. Conditions do apply.

Flexible & Self Paced

Simply login and out as needed. We track your progress.

Mobile Compatible

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Lowest Price

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Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Pre-approval is required from the board before sitting for the exam

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the Arkansas Contractor Business and Law exam through online practice tests. Our practice tests include over 300 questions and are designed to be the best and most efficient way to prepare you for your business and law examination. Each time you take the practice test, the questions our randomly generated from our database so you never see the same test twice. For more information on our online class, contact our office at 1-800-952-0910 or click here to enroll.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the Arkansas examinations. These references may be purchased from our online contractor's bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.

  • Arkansas Guide to Business Law and Project Management

Exam Details

  • The examination fee is $35 for the paper-pencil exam or $75 for the computerized exam
  • The examination has 50 questions and a time limit of 2 hours.
  • A 70% is required to pass.
  • Topics on the exam include business organization, licensing, estimating and bidding, contract management, project management, insurance and bonding, OSHA record-keeping, personnel regulations, financial management, tax laws, lien laws.
  • To schedule your exams, contact Prometric at 1-800-462-8669.

Continuing Education

There are no requirements for continuing education as of this time.

Applying to Get Your License

Applications for licensure can be obtained by contacting the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board at 1-501-372-4661. Applications are normally processed shortly.

The license fee is $100.00.

If you need assistance with the application process, @ Home Prep- a division of Stautzenberger College can help you by saving you time and money. With our years of experience, we can quickly and accurately submit your application to your state.

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