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Nevada Low Voltage Systems Contractors License

get nevada contractors licenseLow Voltage contractors license allows the installation, alteration and repair of systems that use fiber optics or do not exceed 91 volts, including telephone systems, sound systems, cable television systems, closed circuit video systems, satellite dish antennas, instrumentation and temperature controls, computer networking systems and landscape lighting.


Nevada Low Voltage Systems Contractors License Requirements


let us help you get your contractors licenseApplicants must be able to document a minimum of four (4) years of experience within the past 10 years to qualify for a license. This experience must be as a Journeyman, foreman, supervising employee or contractor. Education may be used to satisfy a portion of the required experience. Applicants must also submit 4 reference certificates concerning their work experience and submit to a background check More info here.


Nevada Low Voltage Systems Contractors Fees


contractors license feesEach contractors license will cost you $300 nonrefundable fee for the application. It will cost $85 for the one portion CMS exam. A two portion exam will cost $130. A three portion exam will cost $160. It will cost $300 for the license. If you want to be licensed in more than one trade you have to apply and pay for it separately. All applicants must submit current financial statements to the state licensing board. Monetary limits are set based on financial standing. If seeking a financial limit less than $1,000,000 the statement must be compiled, reviewed or audited by a CPA. When seeking a monetary limit of $1,000,000 or more, the financial statement must be reviewed and audited by a CPA. All contractors are required to obtain a bond. The amount of the bond ($1,000 - $500,000) is determined by the board based on license type, monetary limit, past, present, and future financial responsibility, experience and character of the applicant. It is possible to used a cash deposit that is held by the board, with a yearly $100 fee, may be used in place of a bond. All contractors are required to carry worker’s compensation insurance.


Nevada Low Voltage Systems Contractors Exam Details


contractor exam detailed informationThe qualifying individual for a contractors license is required to pass the Management Survey exam and Low Voltage examinations unless he or she meets the requirements for a waiver. The Nevada State Contractors Board has contracted with PSI Licensure (PSI) to administer the exams. In order to pass the examinations, you must achieve a minimum score of 70%. Your score will be given to you immediately following completion of the examination. The CMS exam is on: Nevada State Contractor licensing laws and regulations, state laws, construction project management, business and financial management. It's open book and lasts three hours. The Low Voltage exam is an open-book, timed test with 35 questions and a 1-hour time limit. More info here.

Low Voltage Systems Exam Content


Sound and Communications
Services, Feeders, Branch Circuits and Overcurrent Protection
General Knowledge and Calculations
Grounding and Bonding
Power Supplies
Intrusion Alarm Systems
Utilization and General Use Equipment
Raceways and Enclosures

Total Number of Test Questions: 35

Time Allowed: 60 minutes


Books That Are Allowed Into The Exam


1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70) -OR - National Electrical Code Handbook, 2005, NFPA.


NOTE: If you are not currently a licensed contractor then you are required to take and pass BOTH the standard LAW exam and TRADE specific exam.

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Nevada Low Voltage Systems Contractors Exam Study Kit $249


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Nevada Contractors License Reciprocity


contractors license reciprocityNevada’s reciprocity agreement with the states of Arizona, California, and Utah pertain to the trade examination only. All other information and application requirements must be completed. In order to consider reciprocity, when submitting an application for a contractor's license in the State of Nevada, the following requirements must be met: The licensee/qualifier must have been actively licensed and in good standing in the participating state for five (5) of the last seven (7) years. The licensee/qualifier must have taken and passed an equivalent trade examination in that state. The licensee/qualifier must show proof, when submitting the application, of licensure in that state by providing the completed out-of-state license verification form included in the application package. The licensee/qualifier will be required to successfully pass the management examination for the State of Nevada. More info here.