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Contractors State License Board
9821 Business Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone (800) 321-CSLB (2752)

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List of All CSLB Fees

Alert symbolREMEMBER: Fee payments only are accepted at Sacramento Headquarters.

The applicable fees are linked to the postmark date or the date hand-delivered to CSLB headquarters in Sacramento for application, licensing, and miscellaneous fees (Map).

Application and Licensing Fees Fee
Original Application (exam or waiver for one classification) $300
Initial License Fee $180
Additional Classification $75
Re-Examination $60
Replacing the Qualifier $75
License Reactivation Application $360
Joint Venture Application total fee for one classification
(Application fee plus initial license fee)
$480
Home Improvement Salesperson Registration Application $75
Asbestos Certification Application $75
Hazardous Substance Removal Certification Application $75
Fingerprinting Fees—Paid to Live Scan Operator
Dept. of Justice Processing Fee
Federal Bureau of Investigation Processing Fee
 
$32
$17
Live Scan "Rolling Fees"
Each Live Scan site sets its own fee—CSLB does not set the price. Rolling fees are available on DOJ listing of Live Scan sites
Varies
License and Registration Renewal Fees Fee
Active Timely Renewal
(Postmarked or received at CSLB [for hand deliveries] on or before the expiration date)
$360
Active Delinquent Renewal
(Postmarked or received at CSLB [for hand deliveries] after the expiration date)
(Renewal fee plus penalty)
$540
Inactive Timely Renewal
(Postmarked or received at CSLB [for hand deliveries] on or before the expiration date)
$180
Inactive Delinquent Renewal
(Postmarked or received at CSLB [for hand deliveries] after the expiration date)
(Renewal fee plus penalty)
$270
Home Improvement Salesperson Timely Renewal $75
Home Improvement Salesperson Delinquent Renewal
(Renewal fee plus penalty)
$112.50
Miscellaneous Fees Fee
Duplicate/Replacement Pocket/Wall Certificates $11 each
Certified License History for licensed or unlicensed contractor, per name researched $67
Certified License History for registered or unregistered Home Improvement Salesperson, per name researched $67
General Status Letter $8
Bond Status Letter $8
Copies of Public Documents $.10 per page
Certified Copies of Public Documents $2 plus $.10 per page