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Georgia Contractors License

get georgia contractors licenseBeginning July 1, 2008, Georgia will require a statewide Contractors License for any residential or commercial construction project that exceeds $ 2,500.00. Electrical, Plumbing, Conditioned Air, Utility Manager and Low-Voltage Contractor Classifications are required to be licensed at the state level. Pre-Approval is required for all Contractor Classifications. The Business & Law exam is also required for licensure.


Georgia Contractors License Requirements


let us help you get your contractors licenseA contractors license is required in Georgia at the state level for any residential or commercial project that exceeds $2,500 in value. All electrical, plumbing, and conditioned air contractors, journeymen, and masters are also required to be licensed. Applicants must have a minimum of net worth of $150,000, a Line of Credit with a minimum of $50,000 one must have a CPA submit a reference letter/form attesting to either a review or audit. You also must provide copy of an insurance certificate showing proof of workers compensation insurance as required by Georgia law and liability insurance in a minimum amount of $500,000. If applicant is applying as an individual, such proof shall be on behalf of the individual. If applicant is applying as a qualifying agent, such proof shall relate to the business organization. More info here.


Georgia Contractors Fees


contractors license feesA nonrefundable fee of $200.00 must be submitted with application. The fees for the exams vary according to each trade. This amount sometimes includes both the non-refundable application processing fee and covers one or two-year fee. Usually all applicants must have certain amount of working capital. In addition, applicants must also file a bond with the registrar. More info here.


Georgia Contractors Exam Details


contractor exam detailed informationAll eligibility's are valid for 1-year from the date that the application is received by the Board. If you do not pass the examination within the 1-year period, you must reapply with the Board. You must pass both the Business and Law and the Trade examinations within the 1-year period. If you fail one examination, and pass the other examination, you will only need to retake the failed examination. If you fail the examination twice within the 1-year eligibility period your application becomes void. You will need to reapply to the Board, for both examinations, regardless if you had passed one during the 1-year period. You may reapply after the original 1 year eligibility period expires. Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination. The contractors exam for Building Construction Exam has 115 questions and a time limit of 300 minutes. Business and Law exam has 50 questions and 120 minutes limit. More info here.


Georgia License Exams We Cover


Georgia Business and Law Exam


Georgia General Contractors NASCLA Exam


Georgia Residential - Basic Contractor Exam


Georgia Residential - Light Commercial Exam



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Georgia Contractors License Reciprocity


contractors license reciprocityThe State of Georgia has reciprocity with Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. However, you must have held the same classification of license in these states for at least three years to qualify for reciprocity. More info here.