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Alabama Master Plumber

  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • There is no Business and Law exam required to obtain this license. Only a trade exam must be taken.
  • Applicants must have 1 year of experience as a licensed Journeyman and hold a current Journeyman Certificate.
  • There are no state mandated financial requirements for this license at this time.
  • Masters will be required to obtain a $2,000 surety bond at the local level in the county where work is being done.

A Master Plumber is any person who engages in or proposes to engage in the business of contracting to do, or of superintending the installation, maintenance, or repair of plumbing, or both.

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  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • There is no Business and Law exam required to obtain this license. Only a trade exam must be taken.
  • Applicants must have 1 year of experience as a licensed Journeyman and hold a current Journeyman Certificate.
  • There are no state mandated financial requirements for this license at this time.
  • Masters will be required to obtain a $2,000 surety bond at the local level in the county where work is being done.

A Master Plumber is any person who engages in or proposes to engage in the business of contracting to do, or of superintending the installation, maintenance, or repair of plumbing, or both.

To apply, contact the state of Alabama at 1-205-945-4857. The licensing fee is $125. All licenses expire on December 31st of the year issued. Regardless of when applications are submitted, approval notices will be mailed approximately 2 weeks before the next scheduled exam.

Important Contacts

To apply for an Electrical license,
and to register for the exam, contact:

Electrical Contractors Board
610 S. McDonough St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334)269-9990
www.aecb.state.al.us

To apply for a general contractors license, contact:

Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Dr.
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334)272-5030
To apply for a Plumbing or Gas Fitter license, contact:

Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board
11 West Oxmoor, Ste104
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205)945-4857
www.pgfb.state.al.us

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
To apply for a Residential license, contact:

Home Builders Licensure Board
445 Herron St.
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334)242-2230

To register for a Under Four Stories exam or the NASCLA exam contact:

PSI Licensure: Certification
ATTN: Examination Registration AL
3210 E Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(800) 733-9267
www.psiexams.com
To register for an Electrical, Homebuilder or HVAC Exam Contact:

PROV
13614 Progress Blvd.
Alachua, FL 32615
866-720-7768

Alabama has no reciprocity agreements for this license. Applicants with an active license in another state may use that license to qualify to take the exam; otherwise all applicants must start at the Apprentice level.

As of this time Alabama doesn’t require continuing education for the Master Plumber license.

  • The fee for the exam is $160./
  • The Alabama Master Plumber Exam has 100 questions and a time limit of 4 hours.

    Topics on the exam are based on general knowledge and the information contained in the 2009 edition of the International Plumbing Code, plumbing fixtures and terminology, plumbing fundamentals, drainage requirements, vent requirements, water distribution, plan and analysis, cleanouts and interceptors, and traps.

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  • To schedule your exam must first gain pre-approval. PTI gives the exam. A letter containing additional exam information will be sent to you upon approval. Exams are scheduled approximately once every quarter.

American Contractors does not currently offer a preparation class for the Alabama Master Plumber license at this time. For additional information please call 1-800-992-1910.