Apply for a Contractors License - Exam Required
This section will provide information about the original exam application process. 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 the Examination
This step gives you information you should know before submitting an application.
Step 2: Applying for the Examination
This step helps you understand how to apply for the examination.
Step 3: Qualifying Experience for the Examination
This step explains what experience qualifies for the contractor’s examination.
Step 4: My Original Exam Application was Returned for Correction
This section will help you understand the process if your application is returned for correction.
Step 5: My Original Exam Application was Accepted
This step helps you understand the process when your exam application is approved.
Step 6: Get Fingerprinted/Live Scan
This step will answer questions about how to get fingerprinted and about CSLB's criminal background review process.
Step 7: Studying for the Examination
This step provides Study Guides for preparing for your examination.
Step 8: Issuing My License
This step gives you information as to what you will need to submit to get your license issued.
Step 9: Check Application Status
This step explains how you check the status on your Application.