Nevada 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 Nevada.

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Company Licenses

Nevada Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Nevada Asbestos Abatement Contractor License

More Information:

http://dir.nv.gov/OSHA/Features/Forms_/_Applications/

Agency:Nevada Department of Business & Industry - Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Asbestos Abatement Contractor License

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$200

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Asbestos Abatement Contractor License

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$200

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Nevada General Building Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.nscb.nv.gov/contractor_license_requirements.html#9

Agency:Nevada State Contractors Board
Financial Requirements:

  • For licenses with monetary limits of $10,000 or less, a current financial statement is required.
  • For licenses with monetary limits of at least $10,000 but less than $50,000, a compiled financial statement prepared by an independent certified public accountant current within 6 months or a financial statement reviewed or audited by an independent certified public accountant, current within one year is required.
  • For licenses with monetary limits of at least $50,000 but less than $250,000, a compiled financial statement with full disclosures, prepared by an independent certified public accountant, current within 6 months or a financial statement reviewed or audited by an independent certified public accountant, current within one year.
  • For licenses with monetary limits of at least $250,000, a financial statement that is prepared and reviewed or audited by an independent certified public accountant, current within one year and a bank verification form are required.

Insurance Requirements:

All contractors are required to provide proof of workers' compensation insurance as a condition of licensure.

Bond Requirements:

The Board determines the amount of the bond at the time of license approval. The bond can vary in amount from $1,000 to $500,000 based on the type of license, monetary limit, past, present or future financial responsibility, experience, and character of the applicant.

Initial Registration

Form:

New License Application Form

Agency fee:

$300 application fee + $600 license fee due after approval of the application.

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$600

Due:

Biennially by the end of the month of issuance.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Nevada General Engineering License

Agency:Nevada State Contractors Board
Financial Requirements:

  • For licenses with monetary limits of $10,000 or less, a current financial statement is required.
  • For licenses with monetary limits of at least $10,000 but less than $50,000, a compiled financial statement prepared by an independent certified public accountant current within 6 months or a financial statement reviewed or audited by an independent certified public accountant, current within one year is required.
  • For licenses with monetary limits of at least $50,000 but less than $250,000, a compiled financial statement with full disclosures, prepared by an independent certified public accountant, current within 6 months or a financial statement reviewed or audited by an independent certified public accountant, current within one year.
  • For licenses with monetary limits of at least $250,000, a financial statement that is prepared and reviewed or audited by an independent certified public accountant, current within one year and a bank verification form are required.

Insurance Requirements:

All contractors are required to provide proof of workers’ compensation insurance as a condition of licensure.

Bond Requirements:

The Board determines the amount of the bond at the time of license approval. The bond can vary in amount from $1,000 to $500,000 based on the type of license, monetary limit, past, present or future financial responsibility, experience, and character of the applicant.

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Contractor's License

Agency fee:

$300 application fee + $600 license fee due after approval of the application.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$600

Due:

Biennially by the end of the month of issuance.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Nevada Specialty Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.nscb.nv.gov/contractor_license_requirements.html#9

Agency:Nevada State Contractors Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Contractor's License

Agency fee:

$300 application fee + $600 license fee due after approval of the application.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$600

Due:

Biennially by the end of the month of issuance.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Individual Licenses

Nevada Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Nevada Asbestos Abatement Supervisor License

More Information:

http://dir.nv.gov/OSHA/Features/Forms_/_Applications/

Agency:Nevada Department of Business & Industry - Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Nevada Asbestos Abatement Worker License

More Information:

http://dir.nv.gov/OSHA/Features/Forms_/_Applications/

Agency:Nevada Department of Business & Industry - Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Nevada Asbestos Consultant License

More Information:

http://dir.nv.gov/OSHA/Features/Forms_/_Applications/

Agency:Nevada Department of Business & Industry - Occupational Safety & Health Administration

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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