A contractors license is required in Nevada (NV) prior to bidding on any project. Subcontractors are also required to be licensed. To become a licensed contractor, candidates are required to pass two examinations: business and law and their trade. Applications for licensure can obtained from the Nevada State Contractors Board by calling 1-775-688-1141. Please note that pre-approval is required through the board before sitting for an examination. Please select the license/examination that you are interested in.