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Alabama Elevator and Escalator Contractor

  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • Please note that the Alabama Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license.
  • Applicants must document at least 3 completed projects and 3 years of experience in the category for which they apply.
  • This license is required for work over $50,000.
  • The Board requires applicants to complete an official financial statement form provided by the board which requires current financial information, less than 1 year old. It must be completed by a CPA and show that applicants meet the Board’s $10,000 minimum net worth AND working capital requirement. Maximum bid limits will be set depending on financial status.
  • There is no mandated bond or insurance requirements at this time.

The Elevator and Escalator license is a specialty under the Special Construction category. This license covers all aspects of both installation and repair of elevators and escalators.

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  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • Please note that the Alabama Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license.
  • Applicants must document at least 3 completed projects and 3 years of experience in the category for which they apply.
  • This license is required for work over $50,000.
  • The Board requires applicants to complete an official financial statement form provided by the board which requires current financial information, less than 1 year old. It must be completed by a CPA and show that applicants meet the Board’s $10,000 minimum net worth AND working capital requirement. Maximum bid limits will be set depending on financial status.
  • There is no mandated bond or insurance requirements at this time.

The Elevator and Escalator license is a specialty under the Special Construction category. This license covers all aspects of both installation and repair of elevators and escalators.

To apply, contact the state of Alabama at 1-334-272-5030.

The application fee is $300 and there is an additional $100 fee to be donated to construction education.

The application must be submitted to the board at least 30 days before the next board meeting, which are normally held in January, April, July, and October.

The State of Alabama has reciprocal agreements with Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. However, you must have held the license in these states for at least 3 consecutive years to qualify for reciprocity.

As of this time, there is no continuing education for this license.

  • The fee for the exam is $96./
  • The Alabama Elevator and Escalator exam has 50 questions and a time limit of 2 hours./
  • A 70% is required to pass. (35 correct)/
  • Topics on the exam include wire rope, clearance and space limits, electrical, testing, engineering and inspection, safety devices, controls, operating limitations, drive mechanisms, fire service, maintenance and repairs, escalators and dumbwaiters, and emergency power.

  • To schedule your exam, you must first obtain pre-approval from the board. Then, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.

We do not offer a preparation course for the Alabama Elevator and Escalator exam at this time. However, we do currently off a seminar to prepare you for the required Business Law and Management exam. Please contact us for additional information, 1-800-992-1910.