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How Does CSLB Verify Your Work Experience?
Learn How CSLB Verifies a License Applicant’s Journey-Level Work Experience
Information for Those Hit Hard in the Economic Slowdown
There is help available for people who have been affected by the slowdown in the construction industry.
The Road to Becoming a Licensed Contractor
Congratulations, if you're at least 18 years old and have had at least four years of experience at the journeyman level over the past 10 years, you're well on your way to getting your very own contractor's license.
This section explains exactly what a journeyman is and how that experience is used to help you qualify for your contractor's license.
This section provides information to help you apply for and get your contractor's license.
If you choose to contract without a license, you could end up in jail, prison or face some pretty steep fines. Find out why it's not worth taking the chance.
Although you can't use a contractor's license from another state or country to work in California, it may help you get a license here. This section explains how.