Construction Licensing Compliance Guide

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Louisiana Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Louisiana.

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Company Licenses

Louisiana Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Louisiana Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Accreditation

More Information:

http://deq.louisiana.gov/page/asbestos-accreditation-and-notification-forms

Agency:Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$291 for normal processing or $436 for expedited filing.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$291 for normal processing or $436 for expedited filing.

Due:

Annually

Fact Checked:12/4/18

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.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

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
Fact Checked:1/31/19

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.

Fact Checked:1/31/19

Louisiana Home Improvement Contractor Registration

More Information:

http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/home-improvement/

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

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

Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Home Improvement Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/31/19

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.

Fact Checked:1/31/19

Louisiana Mold Remediation Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/license-types-and-information/

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.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

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
Fact Checked:1/31/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Due:

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

Fact Checked:1/31/19

Louisiana Residential Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/license-types-and-information/

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.

Fact Checked:4/27/18

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
Fact Checked:1/31/19

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.

Fact Checked:1/31/19

Louisiana Water Well Contractor's License

More Information:

http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/1217

Agency:Louisiana Office of Conservation - Water Well Drillers and Contractors Program
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Louisiana Water Well Contractor's License

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Louisiana Water Well Contractor's License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Individual Licenses

Louisiana Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Louisiana Asbestos Inspector Accreditation

More Information:

http://deq.louisiana.gov/page/asbestos-accreditation-and-notification-forms

Agency:Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form

Agency Fee:

$291; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $436

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants. Also must submit copy of high school diploma or highest level of education received, the minimum being a GED.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$291; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $436

Due:

Annually from date of initial licensure.

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Asbestos Management Planner Accreditation

More Information:

http://deq.louisiana.gov/page/asbestos-accreditation-and-notification-forms

Agency:Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form

Agency Fee:

$291; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $436

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants. Must also provide proof as Registered Architect, Engineer, CIH, or related scientific field.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$291; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $436

Due:

Annually from date of initial licensure.

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Asbestos Project Designer Accreditation

More Information:

http://deq.louisiana.gov/page/asbestos-accreditation-and-notification-forms

Agency:Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form

Agency Fee:

$291; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $436

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants.Must also provide proof as Registered Architect, Engineer, CIH, or related scientific field.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$291; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $436

Due:

Annually from date of initial licensure.

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Asbestos Worker Accreditation

More Information:

http://deq.louisiana.gov/page/asbestos-accreditation-and-notification-forms

Agency:Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form

Agency Fee:

$73; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $109

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

AAC-1: Asbestos Accreditation Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$73; Emergency (processed in 5 days): $109

Due:

Annually from date of initial licensure.

Notes:

Attach copy of initial and all refreshers for first time applicants.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman Plumber License

Agency Fee:

Exam fee: $135.00 ($125.00 Exam Fee + $10.00 Processing Charge)

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Journeyman Plumber License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Master Natural Gas Fitter License

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Natural Gas Fitter Exam Application

Agency Fee:

Exam fee: $135.00 ($125.00 Exam Fee + $10.00 Processing Charge)

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$190

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Master Plumber Application

Agency Fee:

Exam fee: $135.00 ($125.00 Exam Fee + $10.00 Processing Charge)

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$190

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Medical Gas Installer License

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Medical Gas Installer Application

Agency Fee:

Exam fee: $135.00 ($125.00 Exam Fee + $10.00 Processing Charge)

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Natural Gas Fitter License

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Natural Gas Fitter Exam Application

Agency Fee:

Exam fee: $135.00 ($125.00 Exam Fee + $10.00 Processing Charge)

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Plumbing Apprentice Registration

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Apprentice Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$20

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Tradesman Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Tradesman Application

Agency Fee:

$135

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Louisiana Water Supply Protection Specialist License

More Information:

http://www.spbla.com/forms2/

Agency:State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Fact Checked:4/27/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Water Supply Protection Specialist Application

Agency Fee:

$20

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

WSPS (Landscape Irrigation): $20; WSPS (Plumbing): $10

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

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