Get Your Utah Building B-100 Contractors License

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Utah Building B-100 Contractors License

get utah contractors licenseUTAH GENERAL BUILDING CONTRACTOR (B100): General Building Contractor means a person licensed as a building contractor qualified by education, training, experience, and knowledge to perform or superintend the construction of structures for the support, shelter, and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or moveable property of any kind. A General Building Contractor may NOT engage in the performance of a construction specialty specifically identified by rule, in which there is represented a substantial risk to the public health, safety, and welfare and for which a license is required unless that general building contractor holds a valid license in that specialty classification. A General Building Contractor, when performing work defined under the classification: Residential & Small Commercial Contractor", is under the restrictions defined under this classification.


Utah Building B-100 Contractors License Requirements


let us help you get your contractors licenseA contractors license is required in Utah for any project that exceeds $1,000. To become a licensed contractor candidates will have to sit for two exams, business and law and their trade. To do construction work in Utah you need a contractors license from the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. A minimum of four years of full-time experience within the past 10 years, two years of which must be in a supervisory or managerial position. A 4-year Bachelor’s Degree or a 2-year Associate Degree in Construction Management may count as 1-year credit toward supervisory or managerial experience. More info here.


Utah Building B-100 Contractors Fees


contractors license feesTo become a licensed contractor in Utah, candidates will have to pass two exams, business and law and the trade. Even if you are obtaining your license through reciprocity, you must also pass a business and law exam and a trade exam. It will cost you $210 nonrefundable to file an application for a primary classification license. The supplemental classification application fee is $100. The business and law exam will cost you $72. Each trade exam costs $72.


Utah Building B-100 Contractors Exam Details


contractor exam detailed informationTo qualify for the exams for most trades, you must have at least two years of full-time related work experience in any trade you want to get a license for. The exam is given by PSI. It is an semi open-book timed test with 80 questions and a 3-hour time limit. A score of 70% is required to pass the exam. There is also a $72.00 testing fee for the Business Law Exam. If an exam is failed, candidates must wait at least 30 days before retaking that exam. Three attempts are allowed for each exam. After three attempts, candidates must wait 6 months before retaking exam. More info here.

Building B-100 Exam Content


Thermal and Moisture Protection
Doors and Windows
 Drywall and Finishes
Plan Reading, and Estimating
 Blue Stakes
 General Building Codes
Sewer and Septic

Total Number of Test Questions: 80

Time Allowed: 180 minutes


Books That Are Allowed Into The Exam


1. International Building Code, 2015, ICC.

2. Utah Amendments to the International Building Code, 2015.

3. International Residential Code, 2015, ICC.

4. Utah Amendments to the International Residential Code, 2015.


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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Utah Building B-100 Exam Home Study Kit $249


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Utah Contractors License Reciprocity


contractors license reciprocityThe following are the Reciprocal Contractors License Classifications for Utah: Arizona, California, Louisiana, Nevada, and South Carolina. The contractor must be applying for a license in a classification that appears on that state's reciprocal  list. The contractor must have held an active license in good standing in one of the reciprocal states for the previous five years. The contractor must complete the Application for Original Contractor's License. More info here.