Hawaii Board of Contractors

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We are a service company that can help you file with the Hawaii Board of Contractors. We are not associated with this nor any other government agency. We offer paid services and software to help you file. You are not required to purchase our service to file - you may file directly with this agency without using our service.

Contact Information

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, Hawaii 96801

Phone: 808-586-3000

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: contractor@dcca.hawaii.gov


We track the following licenses with the Hawaii Board of 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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Hawaii Contractor's License - Business Entity

Agency:Hawaii Board of Contractors
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Financial Requirements:

A financial statement prepared by a CPA is required.

Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance for general liability and workers' compensation (for contractors with employees) insurance is required. The minimum limits for liability insurance are $100,000 per person and $300,000 per occurance for bodily injury and $50,000 per occurance for property damage.

Bond Requirements:

A bond of not less than $5,000 may be required by the board.


In Hawaii, firms must file an application in addition to the application filed by the qualifying agent.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Initial Registration


Application for Contractor's License - Entity

Agency Fee:

$50 application fee + $260 license fee due after the exam is passed.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:2/4/16

Registration Renewal


Renewal forms are mailed to licensees prior to expiration.

Agency Fee:

$260 for entities originally licensed during the second year of the renewal period and $355 for entities originally licensed during the first year of the license period.


By September 30 of even-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:2/4/16

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