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Arkansas Business Law

  • The Business Law exam is required for any job over $20,000.00 by the Residential Contractor, General Contractor and those holding trade licenses.
  • THIS EXAM IS REQUIRED FOR BOTH RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTING.
  • Pre-Approval is required. Applicants must submit a completed application to the board.
  • The application requires references, experience documentation, bonding information and an audited financial statement.
  • The Residential Contractor is required to have four years of experience.
  • The General Contractor must have five years of experience.
  • A $10,000 bond is required.

The Business and Law exam allows for work over $20,000 in any trade.

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  • The Business Law exam is required for any job over $20,000.00 by the Residential Contractor, General Contractor and those holding trade licenses.
  • THIS EXAM IS REQUIRED FOR BOTH RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTING.
  • Pre-Approval is required. Applicants must submit a completed application to the board.
  • The application requires references, experience documentation, bonding information and an audited financial statement.
  • The Residential Contractor is required to have four years of experience.
  • The General Contractor must have five years of experience.
  • A $10,000 bond is required.

The Business Law exam is required for any job in excess of $20,000.00 by a Residential Contractor, General Contractor and those holding trade licenses.

Applications for General Contractors license are available from:

Contractors Licensing Board

4100 Richards Road

North Little Rock, AR 72117

(501) 372-4661

Important Contacts

To apply for a Plumbing license, contact:

State Health Department Plumbing and Natural Gas Section
Division of Protective Health Codes
4815 West Markham, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501)661-2642
To apply for an Electrical license, contact:

Board of Electrical Examiners
10421 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501)682-4548
www.arkansas.gov/labor

To apply for a HVAC license, contact:

HVACR Licensing Board
4815 West Markham, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501)682-4549
www.healthyarkansas.com/phc
To register for an Electrical OR HVACR exam:
Prov, Inc.
200 Association Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
866-720-7768
Fax: 877-228-3926
To apply for a General Contractors license, contact:

Contractors Licensing Board
4100 Richards Road
North Little Rock, AR 72117
(501)372-4661

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NASCLA Accredited license is accepted in the following states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia & the Virgin Islands.

 Additionally, West Virginia will accept the NASCLA exam scores for the West Virginia General Contractor, provided the NASCLA exam was passed after 11/1/2013.

Nevada is also accepting the NASCLA exam scores if the exam was passed after 12/1/2013. This is for the same classification.

As of 8/1/2017, Arizona began accepting this examination in lieu trade examinations for the B-1 and B-2 General Commercial Contracting Classifications. As of 11/21/2017 Arizona also began administering the NASCLA exam. 

As of 3/1/2019, Florida is accepting the NASCLA exam. Scores from the NASCLA exam are now acceptable for the Residential, Building, or General Contractor classifications. Applicants using the NASCLA exam will still be required to pass the Florida Business and Finance exams and meet all other application requirements.

There are currently NO Continuing Education requirements for the Arkansas Business and Law license.

  • The Business and Law exam fee is $75.00.
  • The Business and Law exam is administered by Thomson Prometric.
  • It is an open book test with a 2-hour time limit and 50 questions.

    Exam topics include: Rules and Regulations, OSHA recordkeeping, Tax Laws, Contract Management, Financial Management, Project Management, Insurance and bonding, Estimating and bidding, Business organization, licensing, and Personnel regulations.

  • To schedule your exam contact Prometric at 800-280-3926 for pencil/paper tests or 888-763-0131 for computerized test.

American Contractors offers a 1/2-day seminar to prepare individuals for the Arkansas Residential Contractor or General (Commercial) Contractor license exam. American Contractors has been preparing students to pass state licensing exams for more than 22 years.