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Apply for a Contractors License - No Exam Required

This section will provide information about applying for a contractors license when no examination is required. It will also help you understand the issuance requirements. Make sure to read through Step 1, as it provides critical information you should know before applying.

Step 1: Before Applying for a License When No Exam is Required

This step gives you information you should know before submitting an application.

Step 2: Applying for a License When No Exam is Required

This step helps you understand how to apply for license.

Step 3: My Original Application was Rejected

This section will help you understand the process if your application is rejected.

Step 4: My Original Application was Accepted

This step helps you understand the process when your application is approved.

Step 5: Get Fingerprinted/Live Scan - No Exam

This step will answer questions about how to get fingerprinted and about CSLB's criminal background review process.

Step 6: Issuing My License When No Exam is Required

This step gives you information as to what you will need to submit to get your license issued.

Step7: Check Application Status

This step explains how you check the status of your Application.