State Contractor Licensing, Engineer Registration and Architect Registration Agencies

The websites for state contractor licensing and design professional registration agencies linked below provide information on obtaining and maintaining licenses; forms; lists of licensees; and licensing statutes and regulations. Following those links are additional resources for construction industry licensing and crane and crane operator certification

Alabama

License Guidehttp://genconbd.alabama.gov/default.aspx
 
License Guideinfo.alabama.gov/directory.aspx?range=2
 
Architectswww.alarchbd.state.al.us
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.adem.alabama.gov/programs/air/permitting.cnt
 
Contractorswww.genconbd.alabama.gov
 
Electricalwww.aecb.state.al.us
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.bels.alabama.gov
 
Home Builderswww.hblb.state.al.us
 
HVACRwww.hvacboard.state.al.us
 
Landscape Architectswww.abela.state.al.us
 
Lead Abatementwww.adph.org/lead/Default.asp?id=1600
 
Plumbing, Gas Fittingwww.pgfb.state.al.us
 
Sprinkler Contractors, Blastingwww.firemarshal.alabama.gov
 

Alaska

License Guidehttps://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/
 
License Guidelaborstats.alaska.gov/dlo/dlo.htm
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architectshttps://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofArchitectsEngineersandLandSurveyors.aspx
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.labor.state.ak.us/research/dlo/asbestos.htm
 
Contractorshttps://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/ConstructionContractors.aspx
 
Electrical Administratorshttps://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/ElectricalAdministrators.aspx
 
Lead Abatementlabor.alaska.gov/lss/mihome.htm
 
Mechanical Administrators, including HVACR, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, Process Pipinghttps://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/MechanicalAdministrators.aspx
 

Arizona

License Guidewww.azdor.gov/Business/LicensingGuide.aspx
 
Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects, Land Surveyors, Geologistshttps://btr.az.gov/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.azdeq.gov/environ/air/asbestos/
 
Contractorswww.azroc.gov
 
Lead Abatementwww.azdhs.gov/phs/oeh/children/lead/training.htm
 

Arkansas

License Guidewww.arkansas.gov/services/list/category/business-professional-licensing
 
Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Designersasbalaid.arkansas.gov
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.adeq.state.ar.us/air/asbestos/asbestos.htm
 
Contractorsaclb.arkansas.gov
 
Electricalwww.labor.ar.gov/divisions/Pages/electricaInspectionLicensing.aspx
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.pels.arkansas.gov
 
HVACR, Plumbingwww.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/environmentalHealth/ProtectiveHealthCodes/Pages/default.aspx
 
Lead Abatementwww.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/epidemiology/Environmental/Pages/LeadBasedPaint.aspx
 

California

License Guidewww2.dca.ca.gov/pls/wllpub/wllquery$.startup
 
Architectswww.cab.ca.gov
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.dir.ca.gov/dosh/ACRU/ACRUhome.htm
 
Contractorswww.cslb.ca.gov
 
Electricalwww.dir.ca.gov/dlse/ECU/ElectricalTrade.html
 
Engineers, Land Surveyors, Geologistswww.bpelsg.ca.gov
 
Landscape Architectswww.latc.ca.gov
 
Lead Abatementwww.cdph.ca.gov/programs/CLPPB/Pages/LRCNav.aspx
 

Colorado

License Guidecdn.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite?c=Page&childpagename=DORA%2FDORALayout&cid=1251628238000&p=1251628238000&pagename=CBONWrapper
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.dora.state.co.us/aes/index.htm
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-AP/CBON/1251594599613
 
Electricalwww.dora.state.co.us/electrical
 
Landscape Architectscdn.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite?c=Page&childpagename=DORA-Reg%2FDORALayout&cid=1251630202391&pagename=CBONWrapper
 
Lead Abatementwww.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-AP/CBON/1251594599618
 
Plumbingwww.dora.state.co.us/Plumbing/
 

Connecticut

License Guidewww.ct-clic.com/Content/Trade_Occupational_Licenses.asp
 
License Guidewww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=446430
 
Architectswww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=446432
 
Asbestos and Lead Abatement, Sewagewww.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3140&q=400000
 
Contractors, Electrical, HVACR, Mechanical, Piping, Plumbing, Pools, Sheet Metal, Telecommunications, Weldingwww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1624&Q=274362&PM=1
 
Crane Operators, Demolition Contractorswww.ct.gov/dcs/cwp/view.asp?a=4219&q=494792
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=446468
 
Fire Protection, Fire Sprinklerwww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=446444
 
Glazingwww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=446452
 
Landscape Architectswww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=446470
 
Solarwww.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1622&q=446508
 

Delaware

License Guidedpr.delaware.gov/infoguide.shtml
 
Architectswww.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/architects/index.shtml
 
Asbestos Abatementdfm.delaware.gov/envsrv/asbestos/certreq.shtml
 
Contractorsrevenue.delaware.gov/services/Business_Tax/Cont_New.shtml
 
Electricalwww.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/electrician/index.shtml
 
Engineershttps://www.dape.org
 
Landscape Architectswww.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/landscape/index.shtml
 
Land Surveyorswww.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/landsurveyors/index.shtml
 
Lead Abatementdhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/hsp/leadregcomm.html
 
Plumbing, HVACRwww.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/plumbers/index.shtml
 

District of Colombia

License Guidedcra.dc.gov/service/get-professional-license
 
License Guidewww.pearsonvue.com/dc/industrial_trades/
 
Architects, Interior Designerswww.pearsonvue.com/dc/arch_intdes/
 
Asbestos Abatementgreen.dc.gov/service/asbestos-abatement-permitting
 
Electricalwww.asisvcs.com/publications/publist.cgi?CPCat=3609STATEREG&ind=36&st=09
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.pearsonvue.com/dc/engineers/
 
General Contractors, Construction Managersdcra.dc.gov/node/514882
 
Home Improvement Contractorsdcra.dc.gov/node/514862
 
Lead Abatementgreen.dc.gov/service/lead-based-paint-accreditation-certification-and-permitting
 
Plumbing, Gas Fittingwww.asisvcs.com/publications/publist.cgi?CPCat=4909STATEREG&ind=49&st=09
 
Refrigeration, Air Conditioningwww.asisvcs.com/publications/publist.cgi?CPCat=RA09STATEREG&ind=RA&st=09
 

Florida

License Guidewww.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/services.html
 
Architects, Interior Designerswww.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/pro/arch/index.html
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/division/Servicesthatrequirealicense_asbestos.html
 
Contractorswww.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/division/Servicesthatrequirealicense_Construction.html
 
Electrical Contractorswww.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/division/Servicesthatrequirealicense_Electrical.html
 
Engineershttps://www.fbpe.org
 
Landscape Architectswww.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/division/Servicesthatrequirealicense_landscape.html
 
Surveyors, Mapperswww.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Consumer-Services/Bureaus-and-Sections2/Professional-Surveyors-and-Mappers
 

Georgia

License Guidesos.ga.gov/index.php/?section=licensing
 
Architects, Interior Designerssos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/2
 
Asbestos Abatementepd.georgia.gov/asbestos
 
Conditioned Airsos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/15
 
Electricalsos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/21
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorssos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/22
 
Fire Protectionoci.ga.gov/FireMarshal/Engineering.aspx
 
General and Residential Contractorssos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/46
 
Landscape Architectssos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/29
 
Lead Abatementepd.georgia.gov/lead-based-paint
 
Low-Voltagesos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/32
 
Plumbingsos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/40
 
Utilitiessos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/56
 

Guam, Territory of

License Guidewww.guam.gov/?pg=resident_services
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architectswww.guam-peals.org
 
Asbestos Abatementepa.guam.gov/programs/air-pollution/
 
Contractorsguam-clb.org
 

Hawaii

License Guidehawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architectshawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/boards/engineer/
 
Asbestos Abatementhealth.hawaii.gov/irhb/asbestos/
 
Contractorshawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/boards/contractor/
 
Electrical, Plumbinghawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/boards/electrician/
 
Lead Abatementhealth.hawaii.gov/irhb/lead/
 

Idaho

License Guideibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/Home.aspx
 
Architectsibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardPage.aspx?Bureau=ARC
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality/air-pollutants/air-toxics/asbestos.aspx
 
Contractorsibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardPage.aspx?Bureau=CON
 
Electricaldbs.idaho.gov/programs/electrical/index.html
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.ipels.idaho.gov
 
HVACdbs.idaho.gov/programs/hvac/index.html
 
Landscape Architectsibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardPage.aspx?Bureau=LAR
 
Lead Abatementwww.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality/air-pollutants/criteria-pollutants/lead.aspx
 
Plumbingdbs.idaho.gov/programs/plumbing/index.html
 
Public Works Contractors, Construction Managersdbs.idaho.gov/programs/publicworks/index.html
 

Illinois

License Guidewww.idfpr.com/PROFS/ProfList.asp
 
Architectswww.idfpr.com/profs/Architect.asp
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/asbestos.htm
 
Engineerswww.idfpr.com/profs/ProfEngineer.asp
 
Landscape Architectswww.idfpr.com/profs/LandScapeArch.asp
 
Land Surveyorswww.idfpr.com/profs/LandSurv.asp
 
Lead Abatementwww.idph.state.il.us/illinoislead/contractor_app_inst.htm
 
Plumbingwww.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/plumbing.htm
 
Roofing Contractorswww.idfpr.com/profs/roof.asp
 
Structural Engineerswww.idfpr.com/profs/se.asp
 

Indiana

License Guidewww.state.in.us/pla/boards.htm
 
Architects, Landscape Architectswww.in.gov/pla/architect.htm
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.in.gov/idem/airquality/2583.htm
 
Engineerswww.in.gov/pla/engineer.htm
 
Land Surveyorswww.in.gov/pla/surveyor.htm
 
Lead Abatementwww.in.gov/isdh/19153.htm
 
Plumbingwww.in.gov/pla/plumbing.htm
 
Public Works Contractors, Designerswww.in.gov/idoa/2485.htm
 

Iowa

License Guidewww.state.ia.us/government/com/prof/home.html
 
Architectswww.state.ia.us/government/com/prof/architect/home.html
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.iowaworkforce.org/labor/asbestos_licenses.htm
 
Contractorswww.iowaworkforce.org/labor/contractor.htm
 
Electricalwww.dps.state.ia.us/fm/electrician/
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.state.ia.us/government/com/prof/engineer/home.html
 
Landscape Architectswww.state.ia.us/government/com/prof/landscape/home.html
 
Lead Abatementwww.idph.state.ia.us/LPP/Certification.aspx
 
Plumbing, HVACR, Mechanicalwww.idph.state.ia.us/PMSB/
 

Kansas

License Guidewww.networkkansas.com/docs/default-source/ntks-website/common-business-licenses-pdf.pdf?sfvrsn=0
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects, Geologistswww.ksbtp.ks.gov/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.kdheks.gov/asbestos/indexasb.html
 
Lead Abatementwww.kshealthyhomes.org/license_and_certification.htm
 

Kentucky

License Guideonestop.ky.gov/START/Pages/occupational.aspx
 
Architectsboa.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
 
Asbestos Abatementair.ky.gov/Pages/AsbestosInformation.aspx
 
Electricaldhbc.ky.gov/ed/ei/el/Pages/default.aspx
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorskyboels.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
 
Fire Protectiondhbc.ky.gov/sfm/Pages/fpsystems.aspx
 
HVACdhbc.ky.gov/hvac/Pages/default.aspx
 
Landscape Architectsklarb.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
 
Lead Abatementchfs.ky.gov/dph/lead/
 
Plumbingdhbc.ky.gov/Plb/Pages/default.aspx
 

Louisiana

License Guidelouisiana.gov/Services/POLicenses/
 
Architectswww.lastbdarchs.com
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/2883/Default.aspx
 
Contractors, Mold Remediationwww.lslbc.louisiana.gov
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.lapels.com
 
Fire Protectionsfm.dps.louisiana.gov/lic_contact.htm
 
Home Inspectorslsbhi.state.la.us
 
Landscape Architects, Landscape Irrigation Contractorswww.ldaf.state.la.us/consumers/horticulture-programs/louisiana-horticulture-commission/
 
Lead Abatementwww.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/2884/Default.aspx
 
Plumbingspbla.com
 
Sprinkler Contractorssfm.dps.louisiana.gov/lic_sprink.htm
 

Maine

License Guidewww.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions.html
 
Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Designerswww.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/architects/index.html
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.maine.gov/dep/waste/asbestos
 
Electricalwww.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/electricians/index.html
 
Engineerswww.maine.gov/professionalengineers/
 
Land Surveyorswww.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/surveyors/index.html
 
Lead Abatementwww.maine.gov/dep/waste/lead
 
Plumbingwww.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/plumbers
 

Maryland

License Guidewww.dllr.state.md.us/license/
 
Architectswww.dllr.state.md.us/license/arch/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.mde.maryland.gov/programs/air/asbestos/asbestosandindustrialhygienehome/pages/programs/airprograms/asbestos/home/index.aspx
 
Construction Licensetaxes.marylandtaxes.com/Business_Taxes/General_Information/Business_Licenses/Types_of_Business_Licenses/Construction_License.shtml
 
Electricalwww.dllr.state.md.us/license/elec/
 
Engineerswww.dllr.state.md.us/license/pe/
 
Home Builderswww.oag.state.md.us/homebuilder/
 
Home Improvementwww.dllr.state.md.us/license/mhic/
 
Home Inspectorswww.dllr.state.md.us/license/reahi/
 
HVACRwww.dllr.state.md.us/license/hvacr/
 
Landscape Architectswww.dllr.state.md.us/license/la/
 
Land Surveyorswww.dllr.state.md.us/license/ls/
 
Lead Abatementdllr.maryland.gov/license/mhic/mhiclead.shtml
 
Plumbingwww.dllr.state.md.us/license/pl/
 

Massachusetts

License Guidewww.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/license-types/
 
License Guidewww.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/
 
Architectswww.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/ar/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/asbestos-safety
 
Construction Supervisorswww.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/csl/
 
Electricalwww.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/el/
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/en/
 
Fire Protection, Sprinklerswww.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/sprinklering/
 
Hazardous Site Clean-Upwww.mass.gov/lsp/lsphome.htm
 
Hoistingwww.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/hoisting/
 
Home Improvement Contractorwww.mass.gov/ocabr/consumer-rights-and-resources/home-improvement-contract/hic-registration/
 
Landscape Architectswww.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/la/
 
Lead Abatementwww.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/environmental-health/exposure-topics/lead/
 
Pipe Fittingwww.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/pipe-fitters/
 
Plumbing, Gas Fittingwww.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/pl/
 
Refrigerationwww.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/refrigeration/
 

Michigan

License Guidewww.michigan.gov/statelicensesearch
 
Architectswww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72602_72731_72860---,00.html
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-61256_11407_15333_15369---,00.html
 
Boiler Installerswww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_10575_17394_17410-42934--,00.html
 
Electricalwww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_10575_17394_17415-42952--,00.html
 
Engineerswww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72602_72731_72865---,00.html
 
Fire Alarm Contractorswww.michigan.gov/statelicensesearch/0,1607,7-180-24786-81094--,00.html
 
Landscape Architectswww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72602_72731_72869---,00.html
 
Land Surveyorswww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72602_72731_72872---,00.html
 
Lead Abatementwww.michigan.gov/mdch/0,4612,7-132-2940_2955_2983---,00.html
 
Mechanical, including HVACR, Sheet Metal, Fire Suppression, Pipingwww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_10575_17394_17566---,00.html
 
Plumbingwww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_10575_17394_17570-43095--,00.html
 
Residential Contractorswww.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72602_72731_72862---,00.html
 

Minnesota

License Guidemn.gov/elicense/az_indexes/licensebyname.jsp
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects, Interior Designers, Geologistsmn.gov/aelslag
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/prof
 
Electrical, High Pressure Piping, Plumbing, Residential Contractor, Residential Roofer, Technology Systems, Satellite Systems, HVACRwww.dli.mn.gov/Ccld.asp
 
Lead Abatementwww.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/prof/index.html
 
Sprinklersmn.gov/elicense/licenses/licensedetail.jsp?URI=tcm:29-2869&CT_URI=tcm:27-117-32
 

Mississippi

License Guidewww.ms.gov/content/Pages/Professional-Licenses.aspx
 
Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Designerswww.archbd.state.ms.us
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.deq.state.ms.us/mdeq.nsf/page/Air_Certification?OpenDocument
 
Contractorswww.msboc.us
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.pepls.state.ms.us/pepls/web.nsf
 
Lead Abatementwww.deq.state.ms.us/mdeq.nsf/page/Air_Lead-BasedPaint?OpenDocument
 

Missouri

License Guidepr.mo.gov/boards.asp
 
Architectspr.mo.gov/architects.asp
 
Asbestos Abatementdnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/asbestos/index.htm
 
Engineerspr.mo.gov/engineerinterns.asp
 
Landscape Architectspr.mo.gov/landscapearchitects.asp
 
Land Surveyorspr.mo.gov/landsurveyorsintraining.asp
 
Lead Abatementdnr.mo.gov/env/lead.htm
 

Montana

License Guidelicense.mt.gov/default.mcpx
 
Architects, Landscape Architectswww.bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/arc_board/board_page.asp
 
Asbestos Abatementdeq.mt.gov/asbestos/acpcontractorinfo.mcpx
 
Contractorserd.dli.mt.gov/work-comp-regulations/montana-contractor
 
Cranes and Hoistingwww.bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/cra_prg/board_page.asp
 
Electricalwww.bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/ele_board/board_page.asp
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorsbsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/pel_board/board_page.asp
 
Lead Abatementdeq.mt.gov/SBAP/leadbasedpaint.mcpx
 
Plumbingwww.bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/plu_board/board_page.asp
 

Nebraska

License Guidewww.nebraska.gov/allagencies.html
 
Architects, Engineerswww.ea.nebraska.gov
 
Asbestos Abatementdhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/enh_asbestos_index.aspx
 
Contractorswww.revenue.nebraska.gov/contractor.html
 
Electricalwww.electrical.state.ne.us
 
Landscape Architectswww.landarch.state.ne.us
 
Land Surveyorswww.nbels.nebraska.gov
 
Lead Abatementdhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/LeadContractors.aspx
 

Nevada

License Guidenv.gov/agency/department/
 
Architects, Interior Designers and Residential Designerswww.nsbaidrd.state.nv.us
 
Asbestos Abatement, Photovoltaic, Cranesdirweb.state.nv.us/osha/osha.htm
 
Contractorswww.nvcontractorsboard.com
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.nvboe.org
 
Landscape Architectswww.nsbla.state.nv.us
 

New Hampshire

License Guidewww.nh.gov/business/doingbusiness.html
 
Architectswww.nh.gov/jtboard/arch.htm
 
Asbestos Abatementdes.nh.gov/organization/divisions/air/cb/ceps/ams/permit_asbestos_lic_cert.htm
 
Electricalwww.nh.gov/jtboard/electricians.htm
 
Engineerswww.nh.gov/jtboard/pe.htm
 
Landscape Architectswww.nh.gov/jtboard/lsarenewal.htm#mainmenu
 
Land Surveyorswww.nh.gov/jtboard/ls.htm
 
Lead Abatementwww.dhhs.nh.gov/DPHS/bchs/clpp/forms.htm
 
Plumbing, Gas Fittingwww.nh.gov/safety/divisions/firesafety/building/mechanical/gasfitters/index.html
 

New Jersey

License Guidewww.state.nj.us/lps/ca/list1.htm
 
Architectswww.njconsumeraffairs.gov/arch/
 
Asbestos Abatementlwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/lsse/employee/asbestos_control_and_licensing.html
 
Electrical, Fire Alarmwww.njconsumeraffairs.gov/elec/Pages/default.aspx
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.state.nj.us/lps/ca/pels/pelsinfo.htm
 
Home Improvement Contractorswww.nj.gov/oag/ca/HIC/
 
HVACRwww.nj.gov/lps/ca/HVACR/
 
Landscape Architectswww.njconsumeraffairs.gov/land/Pages/default.aspx
 
Lead Abatementwww.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/offices/leadhazard_abatement.html
 
Plumbingwww.njconsumeraffairs.gov/plu/Pages/default.aspx
 
Public Works Contractorslwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/wagehour/regperm/pw_cont_reg.html
 
Underground Storage Tank Contractorswww.nj.gov/dep/srp/bust/bust.htm
 

New Mexico

License Guidewww.rld.state.nm.us/Apply_for_a_License_or_Permit.aspx
 
Architectswww.nmbea.org
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.nmenv.state.nm.us/aqb/asbestos/index.html
 
Contractorswww.rld.state.nm.us/construction/Modular.aspx
 
Contractorshttps://public.psiexams.com/contractor_information.jsp
 
Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbinghttps://public.psiexams.com/pdf/CID_JNYA.pdf
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.sblpes.state.nm.us/index.html
 
Landscape Architectswww.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Landscape_Architects.aspx
 

New York

License Guidewww.nysegov.com/citguide.cfm?superCat=28&cat=29&content=main
 
Architectswww.op.nysed.gov/prof/arch/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.health.ny.gov/environmental/indoors/asbestos/contractors.htm
 
Asbestos Abatement, Crane Operators, Blastingwww.labor.state.ny.us/workerprotection/safetyhealth/DOSH_LICENSING_CERTIFICATION.shtm
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.op.nysed.gov/prof/pels/
 
Landscape Architectswww.op.nysed.gov/prof/larch/
 
Lead Abatementwww.nyshcr.org/AboutUs/Lead/
 

North Carolina

License Guidewww.blnc.gov/start-your-business/business-licenses-permits
 
Architectswww.ncbarch.org
 
Asbestos Abatementepi.publichealth.nc.gov/asbestos/ahmp.html
 
Electrical Contractorswww.ncbeec.org
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.ncbels.org
 
General Contractorswww.nclbgc.org
 
Home Inspectorswww.ncdoi.com/osfm/Engineering_and_Codes/Default.aspx?field1=Home_Inspector_Licensure_Board_USER&user=Home%20Inspector%20Licensure%20Board
 
Landscape Architectswww.ncbola.org
 
Landscape Contractorswww.nclcrb.org
 
Lead Abatementepi.publichealth.nc.gov/lead/lhmp.html
 
Plumbing, HVACR, Fuel Piping, Fire Sprinklerwww.nclicensing.org
 
Refrigerationwww.refrigerationboard.org
 

North Dakota

License Guidewww.governor.nd.gov/boards/
 
Architects, Landscape Architectswww.ndsba.net
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.ndhealth.gov/aq/iaq/asb/
 
Contractorswww.nd.gov/sos/licensing/
 
Electricalwww.ndseb.com
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorsndpelsboard.org
 
Home Inspectorswww.nd.gov/sos/homeinspector/
 
Lead Abatementwww.ndhealth.gov/AQ/IAQ/LBP/
 
Plumbingndplumbingboard.com/
 

Northern Mariana Islands, Commonwealth of the

License Guidegov.mp/executive-directory/
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects(670) 234-5897; Fax (670) 234-6040;
 

Ohio

License Guidebusiness.ohio.gov/licensing/
 
Architects, Landscape Architectswww.arc.ohio.gov
 
Asbestos Abatementhttps://www.odh.ohio.gov/en/odhprograms/eh/asbes1/asbestos1.aspx
 
Boilers, Plumbing
(click on "Sections" on the top navigation bar)
www.com.ohio.gov/dico/
 
Electrical, HVAC, Hydronics, Plumbing, Refrigerationwww.com.ohio.gov/DICO/ocilb/default.aspx
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.peps.ohio.gov
 
Lead Abatementwww.odh.ohio.gov/en/odhprograms/eh/lp_prev/lp_prev1.aspx
 

Oklahoma

License Guideokcommerce.gov/in-state-business-resources/business-licensing-operating-requirements
 
License Guidewww.ok.gov/portal/agency.php?camefrom=home
 
Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Designerswww.ok.gov/Architects/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.deq.state.ok.us/aqdnew/asbestos/index.htm
 
Contractorwww.ok.gov/tax/documents/PktN.pdf
 
Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Roofing; Home Inspectorswww.ok.gov/cib/
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.ok.gov/pels/
 
Lead Abatementwww.deq.state.ok.us/aqdnew/lbp/index.htm
 
Weldingwww.ok.gov/odol/Workforce_Protection/Safety_Standards/Welding/
 

Oregon

License Guidehttps://apps.oregon.gov/sos/licensedirectory
 
Architectsorbae.com
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.deq.state.or.us/aq/asbestos/index.htm
 
Boilers, Process Piping, Refrigeration Pipingwww.bcd.oregon.gov/programs/boiler.html
 
Contractorswww.oregon.gov/CCB
 
Electricalwww.bcd.oregon.gov/programs/electrical.html
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.oregon.gov/osbeels
 
Landscape Architectswww.oregon.gov/LANDARCH/Pages/index.aspx
 
Landscape Contractorswww.oregon.gov/LCB/pages/index.aspx
 
Lead Abatementpublic.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/HealthyNeighborhoods/LeadPoisoning/InspectionAbatementProfessionals/Pages/index.aspx
 
Plumbingwww.bcd.oregon.gov/programs/plumbing.html
 

Pennsylvania

License Guidewww.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Pages/default.aspx#.Vg9IqYeFOM8
 
Architectswww.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Architects/Pages/default.aspx#.Vg9JJ4eFOM8
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=553489&mode=2
 
Engineers, Land Surveyors, Geologistswww.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/EngineersLandSurveyorsandGeologists/Pages/default.aspx#.Vg9JoYeFOM8
 
Home Improvement Contractorhttps://hic.attorneygeneral.gov/login.aspx
 
Landscape Architectswww.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/LandscapeArchitects/Pages/default.aspx#.Vg9KGYeFOM8
 
Lead Abatementwww.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=553491&mode=2
 
Public Works Contractorswww.emarketplace.state.pa.us/search.aspx?cpg=1
 

Rhode Island

License Guidewww.dbr.state.ri.us/licenses
 
Architectswww.bdp.state.ri.us/architects/
 
Asbestos and Lead Abatementwww.health.ri.gov/licensing/environmental
 
Contractorswww.crb.ri.gov/default.php
 
Electricalwww.dlt.ri.gov/profregs/ElectricianMain.htm
 
Engineerswww.bdp.state.ri.us/engineers/
 
Hoistingwww.dlt.ri.gov/profregs/HoistMain.htm
 
Landscape Architectswww.bdp.state.ri.us/landscape/
 
Land Surveyorswww.bdp.state.ri.us/surveyors/
 
Pipefitting, Sprinkler Fitting, Refrigeration, HVAC, Sheet Metal, Weldingwww.dlt.ri.gov/profregs/MechMain.htm
 
Plumbing, Irrigationwww.dlt.ri.gov/profregs/PlumbIrrMain.htm
 
Telecommunication Systemswww.dlt.ri.gov/profregs/TelcommMain.htm
 

South Carolina

License Guidewww.llr.state.sc.us/pol.asp?file=pol/obs.htm
 
Architectswww.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Architects/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.scdhec.gov/environment/baq/Asbestos/index.asp
 
Contractorswww.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Contractors/
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Engineers/
 
Landscape Architectswww.llr.state.sc.us/POL/landscapearchitect/
 
Residential Building Contractorswww.llr.state.sc.us/POL/ResidentialBuilders/
 

South Dakota

License Guidesdreadytowork.com/SouthDakota/media/SouthDakota/docs/Misc/Licensing-and-Registering-Your-Business-2014.pdf?ext=.pdf
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architectsdlr.sd.gov/bdcomm/btp/default.aspx
 
Asbestos Abatementdenr.sd.gov/des/wm/asb/asbhomepage.aspx
 
Electricaldlr.sd.gov/bdcomm/electric/default.aspx
 
Lead Abatementdenr.sd.gov/des/wm/wmp/leadpaint2.aspx
 
Plumbingdlr.sd.gov/bdcomm/plumbing/
 

Tennessee

License Guidewww.tn.gov/commerce/section/regulatory-boards
 
Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects, Interior Designerswww.tn.gov/commerce/section/architects-engineers
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.tn.gov/environment/article/asbestos-accreditation-requirements
 
Contractors, Construction Managers, Home Improvement Contractorswww.tn.gov/commerce/section/contractors-home-improvement
 
Land Surveyorswww.tn.gov/commerce/section/land-surveyors
 
Lead Abatementwww.tn.gov/environment/article/lead-hazard-program
 
Limited Licensed Electricianswww.tn.gov/commerce/topic/cont-limited-licensed-electricians
 
Limited Licensed Plumberswww.tn.gov/commerce/topic/cont-limited-licensed-plumbers
 

Texas

License Guidewww.tdlr.texas.gov/licenses.htm
 
License Guide
(in "More Work Services" directory)
www.texas.gov
 
Air Conditioning, Refrigerationwww.tdlr.texas.gov/acr/acr.htm
 
Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Designerswww.tbae.state.tx.us
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.dshs.state.tx.us/asbestos/
 
Electricalwww.tdlr.texas.gov/electricians/elec.htm
 
Engineerswww.tbpe.state.tx.us
 
Fire Alarms, Sprinklerswww.tdi.texas.gov/fire/fmli.html
 
Land Surveyorswww.txls.state.tx.us
 
Lead Abatementhttps://www.dshs.state.tx.us/elp/
 
Mold Remediationhttps://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mold/default.shtm
 
Plumbingwww.tsbpe.state.tx.us
 

Utah

License Guidedopl.utah.gov/licensing/index.html
 
Architectsdopl.utah.gov/licensing/architecture.html
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.deq.utah.gov/ProgramsServices/programs/air/asbestos/renoordemo.htm
 
Contractorsdopl.utah.gov/licensing/contracting.html
 
Electricaldopl.utah.gov/licensing/electrical.html
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorsdopl.utah.gov/licensing/engineer_land_surveying.html
 
Landscape Architectsdopl.utah.gov/licensing/landscape_architecture.html
 
Lead Abatementwww.deq.utah.gov/ProgramsServices/programs/air/lead/index.htm
 
Plumbingdopl.utah.gov/licensing/plumbing.html
 

Vermont

License Guidewww.vermont.gov/portal/business/index.php?id=96
 
License Guidevtprofessionals.org/
 
Architectsvtprofessionals.org/opr1/architects/
 
Asbestos and Lead Abatementhealthvermont.gov/enviro/asbestos/asbestos.aspx
 
Engineersvtprofessionals.org/opr1/engineers/
 
Electricalfiresafety.vermont.gov/professions/electrical
 
Fire Alarm, Sprinkler, Suppression; Fuel Oil, Gas Installationfiresafety.vermont.gov/building_trades
 
Landscape Architectsvtprofessionals.org/opr1/landscape_architects/
 
Land Surveyorsvtprofessionals.org/opr1/land_surveyors/
 
Plumbingfiresafety.vermont.gov/professions/plumbing
 

Virgin Islands, Territory of the U.S.

License Guidedlca.vi.gov/boardcertifications/
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyorsdlca.vi.gov/businesslicense/steps/aelrequirements/
 
Contractorsdlca.vi.gov/boardcertifications/
 
Electricaldlca.vi.gov/businesslicense/steps/eecjrequirements/
 
Plumbingdlca.vi.gov/boardcertifications/steps/mppcrequirements/mppclist.htm
 

Virginia

License Guidewww.dpor.virginia.gov/ProfessionsAndOccupations/
 
Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects, Interior Designerswww.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/APELS/
 
Asbestos Abatement, Home Inspectors, Lead Abatementwww.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/
 
Contractorswww.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Contractors/
 
Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Gas Fitting, Well, Elevator, Backflow Prevention, Building Energy Analysiswww.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/
 

Washington

License Guidewww.dol.wa.gov/business/checkstatus.html
 
License Guidewww.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/default.asp
 
Architectswww.dol.wa.gov/business/architects/
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/LicensingReq/Asbestos/default.asp
 
Contractorswww.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Contractors/default.asp
 
Electrical, Telecommunicationswww.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Electrical/default.asp
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorswww.dol.wa.gov/business/engineerslandsurveyors/
 
Fire Sprinklerswww.wsp.wa.gov/fire/licensing.htm
 
Landscape Architectswww.dol.wa.gov/business/landscapearchitects/
 
Lead Abatementwww.commerce.wa.gov/Programs/services/Paint/Pages/default.aspx
 
Plumbing, Pump Installationwww.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Plumbing/default.asp
 

West Virginia

License Guidewww.business4wv.com/b4wvpublic/default.aspx?pagename=applyforlicense#resultsBookmark
 
Architectswww.wvbrdarch.org
 
Asbestos Abatementwww.wvdhhr.org/rtia/asbestos.asp
 
Contractors, Plumbing, Crane Operatorswww.wvlabor.com/newwebsite/Pages/contractor_licensing.html
 
Electricalwww.firemarshal.wv.gov/Fire%20Services/Pages/Electrical-Licensing.aspx
 
Engineerswww.wvpebd.org
 
Landscape Architectswww.wvlaboard.org
 
Land Surveyorswww.wvbps.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx
 
Lead Abatementwww.wvdhhr.org/rtia/lead.asp
 

Wisconsin

License Guidedsps.wi.gov/Licenses-Permits/Credentialing
 
Asbestos Abatementhttps://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/asbestos/index.htm
 
Architectsdsps.wi.gov/Licenses-Permits/Architect
 
Contractors, Electrical, Plumbing, HVACR, Welding, Fire Sprinklers, Blastingdsps.wi.gov/Licenses-Permits/Credentialing/Trades-Professions
 
Engineersdsps.wi.gov/Licenses-Permits/Engineer
 
Landscape Architectsdsps.wi.gov/Licenses-Permits/LandscapeArchitect
 
Land Surveyorsdsps.wi.gov/LicensesPermitsRegistrations/Credentialing-Division-Home-Page/Business-Professions/Architects-Engineers-Home/Professional-Land-Surveyor
 
Lead Abatementwww.dhs.wisconsin.gov/lead/
 

Wyoming

License Guidewyoming.gov/business.aspx
 
License Guidewww.wyomuni.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={BEE65AF0-2119-4354-BE31-82D1B9271DE4}
 
Architects, Landscape Architectsplboards.state.wy.us/architecture/index.asp
 
Asbestos Abatementdeq.wyoming.gov/aqd/asbestos
 
Electricalwyofire.state.wy.us/electricalboard/index.html
 
Engineers, Land Surveyorsengineersandsurveyors.wy.gov
 
 

OTHER RESOURCES

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technologywww.abet.org
 
American Board of Industrial Hygienewww.abih.org
 
American Institute of Professional Geologistsaipg.org/licensure/index.htm
 
American Society of Home Inspectorswww.homeinspector.org/StateRegulations
 
American Society of Interior Designerswww.asid.org/content/state-licensing-regulations
 
Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officialswww.aspcro.org/officials.html
 
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boardswww.clarb.org
 
Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulationwww.clearhq.org
 
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
(federal blaster registration)
www.osmre.gov/resources/blasting.shtm
 
Education Evaluation Services for Architects, National Architectural Accrediting Boardwww.eesa-naab.org
 
Environmental Protection Agency, Directory of Underground Storage Tank Regulatorswww.epa.gov/OUST/states/statcon1.htm
 
Institute of Makers of Explosives
(directory of state regulatory agencies and fees)
www.ime.org/dynamic.php?page_id=5
 
International Code Council, Certificationswww.iccsafe.org/Certification/Pages/default.aspx
 
National Association of State Boards of Geologywww.asbog.org
 
National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencieswww.nascla.org
 
National Council of Architectural Registration Boardswww.ncarb.org
 
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveyingwww.ncees.org
 
National Society of Professional Engineerswww.nspe.org
 
Prometric
(license testing)
www.prometric.com
 
PSI Examination Services
(license testing)
https://candidate.psiexams.com
 

CRANE CERTIFICATION

Crane Certification Association of Americawww.ccaaweb.net
 
Crane Institute of America Certificationwww.craneinstitutecertification.com
 
International Union of Operating Engineerswww.iuoe.org/training/operating-engineers-certification-program
 
National Center for Construction Education and Researchwww.nccer.org/training-and-certifications
 
National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operatorswww.nccco.org
 
North American Crane Bureauwww.cranesafe.com