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Nevada Residential & Small Commercial Contractor (B-2)

This license allows for the construction and remodeling of houses and other structures which support, shelter or enclose persons or animals or other chattels, and which do not extend more than 3 stories above ground and 1 story below ground.

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Required Books 

***IMPORTANT REFERENCE MATERIAL INFORMATION*** There are several books listed under "Reference Materials" on this page. All of these books are needed to prepare for the exam. However, only 3 books are  allowed into the exam room. Those books are both Code Books and the ACI book.

NOTICE: In addition to the books listed under 'Reference Materials' on this page, there is an additional document needed to prepare for the exam. It may be viewed and downloaded by clicking the button following the title.

Nevada One Call

 www.nvenergy.com/brochures_arch/npc_call_before_dig_law.pdf

Please contact our office at 1-800-992-1910 for additional information about preparing for this exam.

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All contractors are required to pass the Business Management Survey Exam in addition to the trade exam in order to obtain a license.

PRE-APPROVAL: Applicants must submit an application to the state licensing board to obtain approval before being eligible to take the exams. Part of the application process includes submitting to a background check.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Applicants must be able to document a minimum of four (4) years of experience to qualify for a license.

FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must submit current financial statements to the state licensing board. Monetary limits are set based on financial standing. If seeking a financial limit less than $1,000,000 the statement must be compiled, reviewed or audited by a CPA. When seeking a monetary limit of $1,000,000 or more, the financial statement must be reviewed and audited by a CPA.

BOND / INSURANCE: All contractors are required to obtain a bond. The amount of the bond ($1,000 - $500,000) is determined by the board based on license type, monetary limit, past, present, and future financial responsibility, experience and character of the applicant. It is possible to used a cash deposit that is held by the board, with a yearly $100 fee, may be used in place of a bond. All contractors are required to carry worker’s compensation insurance.

This license allows for the construction and remodeling of houses and other structures which support, shelter or enclose persons or animals or other chattels, and which do not extend more than 3 stories above ground and 1 story below ground.

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89511
(775)688-1141
or
(702)486-1100

Important Contacts

The Nevada State Contractors Board has been charged with regulating the construction industry. Applications for all types of contractor licenses may be obtained from:

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89511
(775)688-1141
or
(702)486-1100
Nevada examinations are administered by:

PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 East Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(800) 733-9267 phone
702.932.2666 fax

RECIPROCITY: The state of Nevada has a reciprocity agreement with California, Arizona, and Utah. There is no reciprocity for the plumbing and electrical trades. Applicants must have at least 7 years of experience and meet all licensing requirements.
Nevada does not currently require continuing education at this time.

EXAM DETAILS: The testing company is PSI. The exam is a multiple choice, timed test. There are 80 questions and a 3-hour time limit. A minimum of 56 questions (70%) must be correct to pass the exam. You will receive your score immediately following the exam.

EXAM CONTENT: Sitework Concrete Masonry Metals Carpentry Thermal and Moisture Protection Doors and Windows Drywall and Finishes Safety General Code, Plan Reading, and Estimating Nevada One Call

American Contractors does not offer a preparation class for the Nevada Residential and Small Commercial Contractor exam at this time, but we do have a Practice CD to help prepare for the required Business Law exam. We are currently working on a Home-Study Course that would help individuals prepare for this exam. For more information contact is at 800.992.1910.