Those individuals that construct buildings, roads, house and other structure must have proper license. Before contractors, or subcontractors will submit their bid they first need to be licensed. This kind of license can also be issued to corporations, joint ventures and partnerships. In order for them to have a license they must take a contractors examination.
Below are the steps to take before taking the contractors examination:
Completing the application is the first step to take.
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In order for them to confirm their work experience they must use the Certification of Work Experience form 13A-11. When you submit this form, you are not allowed to submit other forms of experience verification.
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You need to complete the application form, and other accompanying forms. You must not use pencil to complete all of these forms.
You should sign all the forms and make sure that it is dated. Double check the forms, because the board returns forms that are not complete.
There is an address where you can send the form and the cost of the application processing fee is about $300. You need to make sure that you put the return address on the enveloped.
The processing time is not certain since there are factors that affects the application process. You can use your application fee number and PIN to check the status of your application. The information is weekly updated, so you can check when your application will be processed.
Once the application is accepted, they will send you a fingerprinting live scan with a set of instructions and the date when you need to appear and take your examination. Most of the time the examination notice will be received by the applicant at least three weeks before examination date.
For those applicants with a disability and requires a special testing accommodation are required to fill out the Special Accommodation Request For Examination form 13E-77. If you are having a hard time reading english, then you can have a translator to read the examination for you.
There are testing centers all over the country, so that the applicants will not have a hard time.
Here are the things that you need to bring in the testing center: In order for the applicants to enter the testing center, they need to have their notice to appear for the examination. You should have with you a valid identification card. The test center will provide a calculator, extra paper, pencil, scale rulers and more.
You can receive your license once you pass the examination.