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Alabama Carpentry and Framing Contractor

The Alabama Carpentry and Framing Contractor license covers framing, finish carpentry, millwork and other carpentry.

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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 Alabama Carpentry and Framing Contractor license covers framing, finish carpentry, millwork and other carpentry.

To apply, contact the state of Alabama at 1-334-272-5030. The application fee is $300. In addition there is a $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.

Licensing Board for General Contractors

2525 Fairlane Drive

Montgomery, AL 36116

General contractor reciprocity agreements exist with Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee. However, you must have held the same classification of license in these states for at least 3 years to qualify for reciprocity.

As of this time, Alabama has no continuing education requirements for this license.

  • The fee for the exam is $96.
  • The Alabama Carpentry and Framing contractor exam has 60 questions and a time limit of 180 minutes.
  • A 70% is required to pass. (42 correct)

  • Topics on the exam include estimating and plan reading, layout, walls, floors and stairs, OSHA safety, and roofs.

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

The references located 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.

American Contractors carries all the reference materials required to prepare for the Alabama Carpentry and Framing Exam. Currently we offer a seminar to prepare you for the required Business Law Exam. Additional trade exam seminars will be available in the future, please contact us for additional information, 1-800-992-1910.