Construction Licensing Compliance Guide
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Missouri 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 Missouri.

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Company Licenses

Missouri Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Missouri Asbestos Abatement Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://dnr.mo.gov/forms/

Agency:Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$2,650

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$2,650

Due:

Annually

Missouri Electrical Contractor License

Not required



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

Missouri does not currently issue state level licenses for electrical contractors.

Missouri General Contractor License

Not required



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

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

Missouri Lead Abatement Contractor License

Agency:Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Licensing & Regulations - Lead Licensing Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Abatement Contractor Application

Agency Fee:

$250

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Abatement Contractor Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$250

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance. Renewal applications must be mailed at least 60 days prior to expiration.

Missouri Mechanical Contractor License

Not required



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

Mechanical contractors are licensed at the county and city level in Missouri.

Missouri Plumbing Contractor License

Not required



Plumbing Contractor Company licensure is not required on the State level in Missouri.

Plumbing contractors are licensed at the county and city level in Missouri.

Local Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Jefferson County Communications Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Jefferson County Drainlayer Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Jefferson County Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$150

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a license application.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a renewal application.

Jefferson County Elevator Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$150

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a license application.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a renewal application.

Jefferson County Industrial Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$150

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a license application.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a renewal application.

Jefferson County Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$150

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a license application.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a renewal application.

Jefferson County Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$150

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a license application.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially

Notes:

Contact the code commission for a renewal application.

Jefferson County Sprinklerfitter Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.jeffcomo.org/ContractorLicenses.aspx?nodeID=Businesses

Agency:Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Kansas City Demolition Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Application For Contractor License

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$55 application fee + $167 license fee.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$167

Due:

Quadrennially

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

Kansas City Elevator Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Fire Protection Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Gas-Fired Appliance Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Heating and Ventilating Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Application For Contractor License

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$55 application fee + $167 license fee.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$167

Due:

Quadrennially

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

Kansas City Pipe Fitting Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Application For Contractor License

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$55 application fee + $167 license fee.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$167

Due:

Quadrennially

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

Kansas City Refrigeration Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Application For Contractor License

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$55 application fee + $167 license fee.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$167

Due:

Quadrennially

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

Kansas City Residential Building Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Sign Contractor License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

St. Charles County Drainlayers Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.sccmo.org/1546/Drainlayers-License-ApplicationRenewal

Agency:St. Charles County Contractor Licensing and Renewals (MO)

St. Charles County Electrical Master Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.sccmo.org/1547/Electricians-License-ApplicationRenewal

Agency:St. Charles County Contractor Licensing and Renewals (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Electricians License Application/Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25 application fee + $200 license fee if applying in an odd-numbered year or $100 if applying in an even-numbered year.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

St. Charles County Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.sccmo.org/1549/Mechanical-Contractors-License-Applicati

Agency:St. Charles County Contractor Licensing and Renewals (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Mechanical Contractors License Application/Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25 application fee + $200 license fee if applying in an odd-numbered year or $100 if applying in an even-numbered year.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

By December 31 of even-numbered years.

St. Charles County Plumbing Master Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.sccmo.org/1550/Plumbers-License-ApplicationRenewal

Agency:St. Charles County Contractor Licensing and Renewals (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbers License Application/Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25 application fee + $200 license fee if applying in an odd-numbered year or $100 if applying in an even-numbered year.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

St. Louis County HVAC Service-Installer Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Contractor License

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

St. Louis County Master Plumber License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Examination

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$30

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

Annually

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

St. Louis County Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Contractor License

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

St. Louis County Sheet Metal Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Sprinklerfitter Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

Individual Licenses

Missouri Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Missouri Asbestos Air Sampling Professional Certification

More Information:

https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/asbestos/index.htm

Agency:Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$100 application fee + $25 exam fee

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Missouri Asbestos Inspector Certification

More Information:

https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/asbestos/index.htm

Agency:Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$100 application fee + $25 exam fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Missouri Asbestos Management Planner Certification

More Information:

https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/asbestos/index.htm

Agency:Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$100 application fee + $25 exam fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Missouri Asbestos Project Designer Certification

More Information:

https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/asbestos/index.htm

Agency:Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$100 application fee + $25 exam fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Missouri Asbestos Supervisor Certification

More Information:

https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/asbestos/index.htm

Agency:Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$100 application fee + $25 exam fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Missouri Asbestos Worker Certification

More Information:

https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/asbestos/index.htm

Agency:Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$40 application fee + $25 exam fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification, Form--MO 780-2667

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Missouri Lead Abatement Project Designer License

Agency:Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Licensing & Regulations - Lead Licensing Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Occupation Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Occupation License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance. Renewal applications must be mailed at least 60 days prior to expiration.

Missouri Lead Abatement Supervisor License

Agency:Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Licensing & Regulations - Lead Licensing Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Occupation Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Occupation License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance. Renewal applications must be mailed at least 60 days prior to expiration.

Missouri Lead Abatement Worker License

Agency:Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Licensing & Regulations - Lead Licensing Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Occupation Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Occupation License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance. Renewal applications must be mailed at least 60 days prior to expiration.

Missouri Lead Inspector License

Agency:Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Licensing & Regulations - Lead Licensing Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Occupation Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Occupation License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance. Renewal applications must be mailed at least 60 days prior to expiration.

Missouri Lead Risk Assessor License

Agency:Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Licensing & Regulations - Lead Licensing Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Occupation Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Occupation License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance. Renewal applications must be mailed at least 60 days prior to expiration.

Local Construction and Contracting Individual Licenses

Kansas City Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Master (Limited) Electrician License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Master Electrician License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Master Pipe Fitter License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Kansas City Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://kcmo.gov/planning/contractor-licensing-2/

Agency:City of Kansas City Planning and Development Department (MO)

Springfield Journeyman Electrical Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

Springfield Journeyman Gas Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

Springfield Journeyman Mechanical Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

Springfield Journeyman Plumbing Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

Springfield Master Electrical Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

Springfield Master Gas Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

Springfield Master Mechanical Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

Springfield Master Plumbing Certification

More Information:

https://www.springfieldmo.gov/263/Trade-Certifications

Agency:Springfield Building Development Services (MO)

St. Charles County Blasters License

More Information:

http://www.sccmo.org/1545/Blasters-License-ApplicationRenewal

Agency:St. Charles County Contractor Licensing and Renewals (MO)

St. Louis County Apprentice Plumber Registration

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Communications Electrician License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicElect

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Elevator Electrical Controls Electrician License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicElect

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County HVAC Service-Installer Apprentice License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County HVAC Service-Installer Journeyman License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Industrial Electrician License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicElect

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Journeyman Drainlayer License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Journeyman Pipefitter License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Journeyman Sprinklerfitter License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Master Drainlayer License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Master Electrician License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicElect

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Master Pipefitter License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Master Sprinklerfitter License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicPlumb

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Pipefitting Apprentice License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Pipefitting Journeyman License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Residential HVAC Service-Installer Journeyman License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Sheet Metal Apprentice License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Sheet Metal Journeyman License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Sprinklerfitter Apprentice License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

St. Louis County Sprinklerfitter Journeyman License

More Information:

https://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/PublicWorks/Licensing/LicMech

Agency:St. Louis County Public Works Department - Code Enforcement Division (MO)

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