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Contractor State License Boards Directory

The following is a directory to state licensing boards, agencies, departments, and divisions. Some states, such as Alabama, have different licensing boards for each license.  Others states, such as Tennessee, have only one licensing board to cover all contractor licenses.  For more information regarding a state license, call toll free at 1-800-952-0910.

Alabama (AL)    
Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board
400 South Union St., Suite 195
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-2230
www.hblb.state.al.us
Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Dr.
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 272-5030
www.genconbd.state.al.us
Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
610 S. McDonough St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 269-9990
www.aecb.state.al.us
Alabama Board of Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors
100 N. Union St. Suite 630
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-5550
www.hvacboard.state.al.us
Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board
11 West Oxmoor, Suite 104
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 945-4857

www.pgfb.state.al.us
 
     
Alaska (AK)    

Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
(907) 465-2534
http://www.dced.state.ak.us/occ 

   
     
Arizona (AZ)    

Arizona Registrar of Contractors
800 W. Washington, 6th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-1525
www.rc.state.az.us

   
     
Arkansas (AR)    
Arkansas Electrical Contractor Board
10421 West Markham

Little Rock, AR 72205

(501) 682-
4549
http://www.arkansas.gov/labor
Arkansas HVACR & Plumbing Licensing Board
4815 West Markham, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642
www.healthyarkansas.com

Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board
4100 Richards Road

North Little Rock, AR 72117
(501) 372-4661
http://www.state.ar.us/clb

     
California (CA)    

California Contractors State Licensing Board
P.O. Box 26000
Sacramento, CA 95826
(800) 321-2752

www.cslb.ca.gov

   
     
Colorado (CO)    

Colorado Electrical, Plumbing Boards
1580 Logan Street, Suite 550
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 894-2310
www.dora.state.co.us/

   
     
Connecticut (CT)    

Connecticut Dept. of Consumer Protection Licensing
165 Capitol Avenue, Room 110
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 713-7230
www.dcpaccess.state.ct.us/

   
     
Delaware (DE)    
Delaware Department of Finance
Carvel State Building
820 North French St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 577-8656

www.state.de.us
Delaware Division of Professional Regulation
Cannon Building, Suite 203
P.O. Box 1401
Dover, DE 19903
(302) 744-4504

www.dpr.delaware.gov
 
     
Florida (FL)    
Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
1940 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 487-1395

www.state.fl.us
   
     
Georgia (GA)    

Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
(478) 207-1416

www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/construct/

   
     
Hawaii (HI)    

Hawaii Dept. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
(808) 586-3000
www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl

   
     
Idaho (ID)    
Idaho Electrical Bureau
1090 East Watertower Street
Meridian, ID 83642
208.334.2183
208.855.2185 fax

www2.state.id.us/
Idaho Plumbing Bureau
1090 East Watertower Street
Meridian, ID 83642
208.334.3442
208.855.9339 fax

www2.state.id.us/
 
     
Illinois (IL)    

Department of Professional Regulation
320 W. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62786
(217) 782-0458
www.dpr.state.il.us

Department of Public Health
828 South Second Street
Springfield, Illinois 62704
(217) 524-0791
http://www.idph.state.il.us
 
     
Indiana (IN)    
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
302 West Washington Street, Room E034
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-2980
www.IN.gov/pla/ 
   
     
Iowa (IA)    

Iowa Division of Labor
1000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-7995
www.iowaworkforce.org

   
     
Kansas (KS)    
Contractor Licensing in Kansas is regulated at the city/county level and not the state level.    
     
Kentucky (KY)    
Kentucky Department of Housing, Building and Construction
Division of Fire Prevention
1047 U.S. 127 South, Suite 11
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-0364
www.kentucky.gov
Kentucky Department of Housing Building & Construction
Division of Plumbing
101 Sea Hero Road, Suite 100
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-0395 for HVAC or 
(502) 573-0397 for Plumbing

www.kentucky.gov
 
     
Louisiana (LA)    
State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
P.O. Box 86744
Baton Rouge, LA 70879
(225) 765-2301
www.lslbc.state.la.us
Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
P.O. Box 14419
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
(225) 756-3434
www.lslbc.state.la.us
 
     
Maine (ME)    

Maine Office of Licensing & Registration
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-8603
www.maineprofessionalreg.org

   
     
Maryland (MD)    

Maryland State Board for Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical Contractors
500 N. Calvert Street, Room 302
Baltimore, MD  21202
(410) 230-6270
www.dllr.state.md.us

   
     
Massachusetts (MA)    
Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of  Electricians
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 727-9931

www.mass.gov/dpl/boards
Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of  Plumbers and Gasfitters
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 727-9952
www.mass.gov/dpl/boards
 
     
Michigan (MI)    

Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth - Bureau of Commercial Services
P.O. Box 30018
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-2162

www.michigan.gov/dleg

Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth - Bureau of Construction Codes
P.O. Box 30254
Lansing, MI 48909
Electrical License: (517) 241-9320
Mechanical License: (517) 241-9325
Plumbing License: (517) 241-9330
www.michigan.gov/dleg
 
     
Minnesota (MN)    
Minnesota State Board of Electricity
1821 University Avenue, Suite S-128
St. Paul, MN 55104
(651) 642-0800

www.electricity.state.mn.us
Minnesota Department of Commerce
Licensing Unit
85 7th Place East, Suite 600
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 296-6319

www.commerce.state.mn.us
 
     
Mississippi (MS)    

Mississippi Contractor Licensing Board
P.O. Box 320279
Jackson, MS 39232
(601) 354-6161

www.msboc.state.ms.us

   
     
Missouri (MO)    

Contractor Licensing in Missouri is regulated at the city/county level and not the state level.

   
     
Montana (MT)    
Montana Department of Labor & Industry
Contractor Registration Unit
P.O. Box 8011
Helena, MT 59604-8011
(406) 444-7734

www.mtcontractor.com
Department of Labor & Industry
Business & Occupational Licensing Bureau
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
(406) 841-2367

www.discoveringmontana.com
 
     
Nebraska (NE)    
Nebraska Department of Labor
Office of Safety & Labor Standards
5404 Cedar Street, Third Floor
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 595-3095

www.dol.state.ne.us
State Electrical Board
P.O. Box 95066
800 South 13th, Suite 109
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-3550

www.electrical.state.ne.us
 
     
Nevada (NV)    

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 688-1141
www.nscb.state.nv.us

   
     
New Hampshire (NH)    
Electricians Licensing Board
P.O. Box 646
Concord, NH 03302
(603) 271-3748

www.state.hn.us/electrician
Plumbers Licensing Board
P.O. Box 1386
Concord, NH 03302

(603) 271-3267
www.state.nh.us/plumbing
 
     
New Jersey (NJ)    
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
P.O. Box 805
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 984-7910
www.state.nj.us
New Jersey Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
PO Box 45006
Newark, NJ 07101
(973)504-6410

www.state.nj.us
New Jersey Board of Examiners of Master Plumbers
PO Box 45008
Newark, NJ 07101
(973)504-6420

www.state.nj.us
     
New Mexico (NM)    

Regulation and Licensing Department
725 St. Michael's Drive
P.O. Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87504
(505) 827-7000
www.rld.state.nm.us

   
     
New York (NY)    
Except for work involving Asbestos.  Contractor Licensing in New York is regulated at the city/county level and not the state level.    
     
North Carolina (NC)    

North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors
P.O. Box 17187
Raleigh, NC 27619
(919) 571-4183

www.nclbgc.net

North Carolina Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
P.O. Box 18727
Raleigh, NC 27619
(919) 733-9042

www.ncbeec.org

North Carolina Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating & Fire Sprinklers
1109 Dresser Court
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 875-3612

www.nclicensing.org

     
North Dakota (ND)    
North Dakota State Electrical Board
P.O. Box 857
Bismarck, ND 58502
(701) 328-9522

www.ndceb.com
North Dakota Secretary of State
600 East Boulevard Ave. Dept. 108
Bismarck, ND 58505
(800) 352-0867
www.state.nd.us/sec
North Dakota State Plumbing Board
204 West Thayer Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 328-9979
 
     
Ohio (OH)    

Ohio  Construction Industry Examining Board
P.O. Box 4009
6606 Tussing Rd.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
(614) 644-3493

www.com.state.oh.us/odoc/dic/diccont

   
     
Oklahoma (OK)    

Oklahoma Construction Industries Board
2401 N.W. 23rd Street, Suite 5
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 271-5217
www.health.state.ok.us

   
     
Oregon (OR)    

Oregon Building Codes Division
P.O. Box 14470  
Salem, OR 97309
(503) 378-4133
www.oregonbcd.org

Oregon Construction Contractors Board
P.O. Box 14140
Salem, OR 97309
(503) 378-4621
www.ccb.state.or.us 

 
     
Pennsylvania (PA)    

Pennsylvania Department of General Services
18th and Herr Streets, Room 103
Harrisburg, PA 17125
(717) 783-7610
www.dgs.state.pa.us/ 

   
     
Rhode Island (RI)    
Rhode Island Building Code Commission
Contractors Registration Board
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-2599

www.crb.state.ri.us
Rhode Island Board of Examiners Electricians
1511 Pontiac Ave.
Building 69, 2nd floor
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 462-8000

www.dlt.state.ri.us
 
     
South Carolina (SC)    

South Carolina Residential Builders Commission
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 896-4696

www.llr.state.sc.us

South Carolina Licensing Board for Contractors
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 896-4686

www.llr.state.sc.us

 
     
South Dakota (SD)    
South Dakota State Electrical Commission
308 South Pierre St.
Pierre, SD 57501
(800) 233-7765
www.state.sd.us/dcr/plumbing
South Dakota State Plumbing Commission
308 South Pierre St.
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-3429

www.state.sd.us/dcr/plumbing
 
     
Tennessee (TN)    

Tennessee Board for Licensing Contractors
500 James Robertson Pkwy, 1st Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-8307
www.state.tn.us/commerce/ boards/contractors/

   
     
Texas (TX)    
Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation
Electrical Licensing Section
P.O. Box 13489
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-6599

www.state.tx.us
Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Licensing Section
P.O. Box 12157
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-6599

www.state.tx.us
Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners
P.O. Box 4200
Austin, TX 78765
(512) 458-2145

www.tsbpe.state.tx.us
     
Utah (UT)    

Utah Department of Commerce
Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing
P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 530-6628

www.dopl.utah.gov

   
     
Vermont (VT)    

Vermont Department of Labor & Industry
National Life Building
Drawer 20
Montpelier, VT 05620-2107
(802) 828-2107

www.aot.state.vt.us

   
     
Virginia (VA)    

Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
3600 West Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 367-8511

www.state.va.us/dpor

   
     
Washington (WA)    

Washington Department of Labor and Industries, Contractors Regulation Section
P.O. Box 44450
Olympia, WA 98504
(360) 902-5226
www.lni.wa.gov 

   
     
West Virginia (WV)    

West Virginia Division of Labor
Contractor Licensing Board
State Capital Complex, Bldg 6, Rm. B749
Charleston, WV 25305
(304)558-7890

www.labor.state.wv.us/

West Virginia State Fire Commission Office of the State Fire Marshal
Regulatory and Licensing Division
1207 Quarrier St. 2nd floor
Charleston, WV 25301
(304)558-2191

www.wvfiremarshal.org

 
     
Wisconsin (WI)    

Wisconsin Department of Commerce
P.O. Box 7082
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 261-8500

www.commerce.state.wi.us

   
     
Wyoming (WY)    

Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety
Herschler Building 1 West
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7288
wyofire.state.wy.us