Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors


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Contact Information

Physical address:
237 Coliseum Dr.
Macon, Georgia 31217

Phone: 404-656-2881

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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Georgia General Contractor Individual License

Agency:Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors
Notes:

This license is for individuals acting on their own behalf as a sole proprietor.

If an applicant is applying on behalf of and for the benefit of abusiness organization (any partnership, corporation, limited liability entity, business trust, joint venture, or other legal entity, other than an individual person doing business as a sole proprietorship), the application must be submitted by and through "an individual qualifying agent" for such business organization.

Fact Checked:5/4/21

Initial Registration

Form:

General Contractor Individual Examination Application

Agency Fee:

$200

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:5/4/21

Georgia General Contractor Individual Qualifying Agent

Agency:Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors
Fact Checked:9/26/19

Initial Registration

Form:

General Contractor Qualifying Agent Examination Application

Agency Fee:

$200

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Georgia General Contractor License

Agency:Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance showing general liability insurance in the amount of $500,000 per occurance is required. Proof of workers' compensation insurance is also required for contractors with employees.

Fact Checked:5/4/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application -GEN- Examination General Contractor Qualifying Agent

Agency Fee:

$200

Notarize:Required
Notes:

Applicants are required to submit a letter from a CPA certifying that their financials have been compiled, reviewed, or audited.

Fact Checked:1/30/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:1/30/19

Georgia Limited Tier General Contractor License

Agency:Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance showing general liability insurance in the amount of $500,000 per occurance is required. Proof of workers' compensation insurance is also required for contractors with employees.

Notes:

Limited tier contractors cannot take on projects worth $500,000 or more.

Fact Checked:5/4/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application -GEN- Examination General Contractor Qualifying Agent - Limited Tier

Agency Fee:

$200

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:1/30/19

Georgia Residential Basic Contractor License

Agency:Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance showing general liability insurance in the amount of $300,000 per occurance is required. Proof of workers' compensation insurance is also required for contractors with employees.

Bond Requirements:

Applicants may submit a $25,000 surety bond if they do not meet the net worth requirement.

Fact Checked:5/4/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application -RES- Examination Residential Basic Qualifying Agent

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$200

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:1/30/19

Georgia Residential Light Commercial Contractor License

Agency:Georgia Board of Residential and General Contractors
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance showing general liability insurance in the amount of $500,000 per occurance is required. Proof of workers' compensation insurance is also required for contractors with employees.

Bond Requirements:

Applicants may submit a $25,000 surety bond if they do not meet the net worth requirement.

Notes:

Light commercial contractors may perform the same services as a residential basic contractor and may additionally work on light commercial buildings which are less than 4 stories and less than 25,000 square feet (or less than 50,000 square feet in the case of certain preengineering buildings).

Fact Checked:5/4/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application -RES- Examination Residential Light Commercial Qualifying Agent

Agency Fee:

$200

Fact Checked:1/30/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:1/30/19

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