Alabama Business and Law for General Contractors

Training Overview

American Contractors Exam Services holds a two-hour Business Law course that guarantees that you will pass the Alabama Business and Law for contractor’s license exam. This is formerly the General Contractor Examination. Please contact us for more information 800-992-1910


  • The first step in the licensing process is to gain Pre-Approval from the Board for testing. You will submit an application to the state licensing board with documentation of your experience and financial information.
  • All Commercial Contractors are required by the state to pass this exam in addition to their trade exam in order to obtain a license.
  • All Financial Requirements, Experience Requirements, Bond & Insurance Requirements, Application Fees, and Application Processing Information can be found listed with each trade exam.

Scope of Work

The Alabama Business and Law exam cannot stand-alone; it must be combined with a commercial contractor's license of some type. It is also available for use with State reciprocity.

Schedule Info

Location Seminar Date
Athens, AL 7/11/2018
Athens, AL 9/26/2018
Athens, AL 11/7/2018

View complete schedule


Seminar Price: $95.00


Click Here to Register

SSL Security


Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Dr.
Montgomery, AL  36116

Home Builders Licensure Board
445 Herron St.
Montgomery, AL  36130

Electrical Contractors Board
610 S. McDonough St.
Montgomery, AL  36104

Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board
11 West Oxmoor, Ste104
Birmingham, AL  35209

To apply for a HVAC license, contact:

Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors
8 Commerce St.  Ste 200
Montgomery, AL  36104
(334)241-0840 Phone
(334) 265-0570


Alabama currently has a no reciprocity agreements for this license exam.

This exam is required for reciprocity of similar classifications in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas.

 You must have held the similar classification of license for 3-years and be in good standing, for this option. Additional qualifications may apply.


Continuing Education requirements, if required, can be obtained by contacting the licensing board.


The exam is administered by PSI an d costs $96.00 

This is an open-book, multiple choice, timed test. A score of 70% is required t pass.

The Business Law exam may be taken as many times as required in a 12-month period.

Subjects include:Licensing, Estimating and Bidding, Liens, Financial, Payroll & Taxes, Personnel & Labor, Project Management, Contracts, Business Organization, Safety, Record keeping and Environmental Risk Management


The list of references in the Right-Hand column are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted.