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Louisiana Building Contractor

This license allows new construction, remodeling and repair of commercial structures only. This license is needed when constructing apartment buildings, subdivisions, and multiple units of duplexes, tri-plexes, and four-plexes; it DOES NOT cover detached single-family dwellings. BUSINESS AND LAW: Completion of the Louisiana Business Law course is required for licensure as a Building Contractor in the State of Louisiana.

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***IMPORTANT REFERENCE MATERIAL INFORMATION

All the books referenced will be provided for students use at the exam. Knowing the layout, how to navigate and important information contained in each will greatly benefit the test taker.

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An application form must be submitted to the board before testing.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: There are no specific experience requirements in Louisiana.

FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS: The applicant shall furnish the board with a financial statement, current to within 12 months of the date of filing, prepared by an independent auditor and signed by the applicant and auditor before a notary public, stating the assets of the applicant, to be used by the board to determine the financial responsibility of the applicant to perform work on a construction undertaking, the entire cost of which is $50,000 or more. Such assets shall include a net worth of at least $10,000.

This license allows new construction, remodeling and repair of commercial structures only. This license is needed when constructing apartment buildings, subdivisions, and multiple units of duplexes, tri-plexes, and four-plexes; it DOES NOT cover detached single-family dwellings. BUSINESS AND LAW: Completion of the Louisiana Business Law course is required for licensure as a Building Contractor in the State of Louisiana.

State Licensing Board for Contractors 
Post Office Box 14419 
Baton Rouge, LA 70898 
(225)765-2301

www.lslbc.state.la.us

Important Contacts

To apply for a license or schedule an exam, contact:

State Licensing Board for Contractors
Post Office Box 14419
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
(225)765-2301
Applications for the State Plumbing license may be obtained from:

State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
2714 Canal Street, Ste. 512
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 826-2382

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

A complete list of Reciprocity can be found at:

http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/pdf/exam_reciprocity.pdf

 

At this time no Continuing Education is required.

The Louisiana Contractors Licensing Board gives the exam. The Building Contractors Exam has 125 multiple-choice, equally weighted questions and a 5.5 hour time limit. 

The books and a calculator will be provided at the exam site for students to use. 

****The Building Contractor exam is an open-book test. A candidate may request three dates upon which he or she will be available to take the examination. An attempt will be made to accommodate the candidate. New applicants for licensure will be given priority in scheduling. Examinations will not be scheduled unless you submit your qualifying party application and required documentation.

Exam Content: Rough Carpentry, Associated Trades, Concrete and Rebar, Excavation and Sitework, Roofing, Masonry, Finish Carpentry and Structural Steel

We offer Louisiana Building Contractor examination preparation in the form of a one and one-half day seminar in various cities throughout Louisiana. We also carry the necessary references to study.