Construction Licensing Compliance Guide
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Maine 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 Maine.

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Company Licenses

Maine Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Maine Asbestos Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/asbestos/forms.html

Agency:Maine Department of Environmental Protection - Asbestos Program
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$650

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Business License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$650

Due:

Annually

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Maine Electrical Contractor License

Not required



Electrical Contracting Company licensure is not required on the State level in Maine.

Electrical contractor licenses are not issued at the state level in Maine.

Maine Elevator Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/elevator/index.html

Agency:Maine Professional & Financial Regulation - Elevator and Tramway Safety Program
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Maine Elevator Contractor License

Agency Fee:

$50 license fee + $25 application fee

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Maine Elevator Contractor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by August 31.

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Maine General Contractor License

Not required



General Contractor Company licensure is not required on the State level in Maine.

General Contractors are licensed at the county and city level. There is no state level license.

Maine Lead Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/asbestos/forms.html

Agency:Maine Department of Environmental Protection - Lead Hazard Prevention
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Maine Lead Contractor License

Agency Fee:

$275

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Maine Lead Contractor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$275

Due:

Annually

Fact Checked:1/27/20

Maine Mechanical Contractor License

Not required



Mechanical/HVAC Contractor Company licensure is not required on the State level in Maine.

Mechanical contractor licenses are not issued at the state level in Maine.

Maine Plumbing Company License

More Information:

http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/plumbers/plumbing_company.html

Agency:Maine Professional & Financial Regulation - Plumbers' Examining Board
Fact Checked:5/16/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbers Examining Board Company License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$225

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumbers Examining Board Company License Application Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Individual Licenses

Maine Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Maine Apprentice Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/electricians/index.html

Agency:Maine Electricians' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Apprentice Electrician Application

Agency Fee:

$96

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

Biennial renewal fee of $50.00

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Asbestos Professional Certification

More Information:

http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/asbestos/forms.html

Agency:Maine Department of Environmental Protection - Asbestos Program
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Professionals Application and Instructions

Agency Fee:

Fee depends on the category; each category is listed with its fee on the application

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Professionals Application and Instructions

Agency Fee:

Fee depends on the category; each category is listed with its fee on the application

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Helper Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/electricians/index.html

Agency:Maine Electricians' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Helper Electrician Application

Agency Fee:

$96

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Helper Electrician License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Journeyman Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/electricians/index.html

Agency:Maine Electricians' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman, Limited and Master License Application

Agency Fee:

$171

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Journeyman, Limited and Master License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

150; $20.00 for Senior Journeyman Electrician (over age 70)

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/plumbers/index.html

Agency:Maine Plumbers' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbers' Examining Board Examination Application

Agency Fee:

Application fee of $25.00; License fee of $200.00; Criminal background check fee of $21.00

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumbers' Examining Board Reinstatement Application

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Journeyman-in-Training Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/plumbers/index.html

Agency:Maine Plumbers' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbers' Examining Board Examination Application

Agency Fee:

Application fee of $25.00; License fee of $100.00; Criminal background check fee of $21.00

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Renewal Not Required

Not required



This license is valid for a period of four years and cannot be renewed.

Maine Lead Professional Certification

More Information:

http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/asbestos/forms.html

Agency:Maine Department of Environmental Protection - Lead Hazard Prevention
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Professionals Application and Instructions

Agency Fee:

Fee depends on the category; each category is listed with its fee on the application

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Professionals Application and Instructions

Agency Fee:

Fee depends on the category; each category is listed with its fee on the application

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Limited Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/electricians/index.html

Agency:Maine Electricians' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman, Limited and Master License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$171

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Journeyman, Limited and Master License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$150; $20.00 for Senior Limited Electricians (over age 70)

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Master Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/electricians/index.html

Agency:Maine Electricians' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman, Limited and Master License Application

Agency Fee:

$171

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Journeyman, Limited and Master License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$150; $20.00 for Senior Master Electrician (over age 70)

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/plumbers/index.html

Agency:Maine Plumbers' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbers' Examining Board Examination Application

Agency Fee:

Application fee of $25.00; License fee of $200.00; Criminal background check fee of $21.00

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumbers' Examining Board Reinstatement Application

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Maine Trainee Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.state.me.us/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/plumbers/index.html

Agency:Maine Plumbers' Examining Board
Fact Checked:4/20/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbers Examining Board Trainee Plumber License Application

Agency Fee:

Application fee of $25.00; License fee of $100.00; Criminal background check fee of $21.00

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

Biennial renewal fee of $100.00

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/30/20

Explore Licensing in Other States

Associated General Contractors of America
Professional association providing advocacy and organization for construction firms and workers.

National Association of Home Builders
National association for the promotion of the housing industry.

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies
National organization that represents and promotes the interests of state level contractor licensing agencies.

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