Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors


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Contact Information

Physical address:
2525 Quail Dr.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808

Phone: 225-765-2301
Fax: 225-765-2431

Web: Home Name search
Email: info@lslbc.louisiana.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Louisiana State Licensing Board for 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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Louisiana Commercial Contractor License

Agency:Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Financial Requirements:

Applicants must demonstrate a net worth of at least $10,000 if they plan to perform projects in the amount of $50,000 or more.

Notes:

A financial statement including the last 12 months of financials must be submitted with the application.

Initial Registration

Form:

Commercial Application

Agency Fee:

Varies by license classifications, domicile, and number of qualifying parties. See fee schedule for help determining fees.

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125 + any additional fees for multiple classifications 

Due:
  • Expires after one year, then you may renew for either 1, 2, or 3 years at a time. 
  • Applicants are given one year from the date the application is received to meet all requirements. If all requirements are not met within the one-year timeframe, the application and fees will be written off and the applicant will be required to submit a new application, documents, and fees.
Required Attachments:
  • Financial Statement
    • Required for all license applicants (commercial, residential and mold remediation
  • Articles of Incorporation/Organization/Partnership Agreement 
    • Required for all business entities applying for a license (residential, commercial and mold remediation
    • Not required for those applying in their individual name or those applying for a home improvement registration
      • Provide copy of Articles of Incorporation (if Corporation/Inc), By-Laws if one exists and any amendments made to the business name
      • Provide copy of Articles of Organization (if LLC), Operating Agreement if one exists and any amendments made to the business name
      • Provide copy of Partnership Agreement (if LP or GP) 
  • Copy of Credential(s) – for classification(s) that require a Credential in lieu of a trade exam
  • Verification of License form – this is for out-of-state companies requesting reciprocity from a reciprocal state for a commercial or residential license
    • Provide a copy of the Verification of License form that was completed by the reciprocal state
  • Certificates of Insurance
    • Required for all Residential, Home Improvement and Mold Remediation applicants
    • NOT required for commercial license applicants
    • Must be submitted by your insurance agent by email at application and at renewal of the license/registration. We cannot accept from the contractor. Certificates must be emailed from your insurance agent to insurance@lslbc.louisiana.gov.

Amendment
Disassociation of a Qualifying Party

Form:

Disassociation of a Qualifying Party from a Licensed Company and Adding A Qualifying Party to an Existing License

Agency Fee:

$120 per qualifying party exam/admin fee + $120 per qualifying party business and law fee.

Due:

If a qualifying party terminates employment with the licensee, the licensee must notify the board, in writing, within 30 days of the disassociation and another party must qualify within 60 days of the disassociation.

Notarize:Required
How to Apply:
  1. Submit the completed form called “Disassociation of a Qualifying Party” notifying the board of the disassociation of the qualifying party and the replacement qualifying party to be added.

  2. Submit the completed, initialed, signed and notarized form called “Application for Qualifying Party”.

  3. Submit required fees (as listed on the Disassociation of a Qualifying Party form)

Louisiana Home Improvement Contractor Registration

Agency:Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Insurance Requirements:

Proof of $100,000 of liability insurance is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Home Improvement Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Expires after one year, then you may renew for either 1, 2, or 3 years at a time.

Louisiana Mold Remediation Contractor License

Agency:Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Financial Requirements:

Applicants must demonstrate a net worth of at least $10,000 if they plan to perform projects in the amount of $50,000 or more.

Insurance Requirements:

Proof of $50,000 of liability insurance is required.

Notes:

A financial statement including the last 12 months of financials must be submitted with the application.

Initial Registration

Form:

Mold Application

Agency Fee:

Varies by license classifications, domicile, and number of qualifying parties. See fee schedule for help determining fees.

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Due:

Expires after one year, then you may renew for either 1, 2, or 3 years at a time.

Louisiana Residential Contractor License

Agency:Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Financial Requirements:

Applicants must demonstrate a net worth of at least $10,000 if they plan to perform projects in the amount of $50,000 or more.

Insurance Requirements:

Proof of $100,000 of liability insurance is required.

Notes:

A financial statement including the last 12 months of financials must be submitted with the application.

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Application

Agency Fee:

Varies by license classifications, domicile, and number of qualifying parties. See fee schedule for help determining fees.

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

See fee schedule for help determining fees.

Due:

Expires after one year, then you may renew for either 1, 2, or 3 years at a time.

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