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Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma.

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Company Licenses

Oklahoma Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Oklahoma Asbestos Abatement Contractor License

Agency:Oklahoma Office of the Department of Labor - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Abatement Contractor Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$1,500

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Abatement Contractor Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Annually

Oklahoma General Contractor License

Not required



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

General Contractors are licensed at the county and city level.

Oklahoma Mechanical Contractor License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Mechanical License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$330

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mechanical License Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Annually

Oklahoma Plumbing Contractor License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbing License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$330

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumbing License Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Annually

Local Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Lawton Building Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/license-and-permits

Agency:City of Lawton License and Permits Division (OK)

Lawton Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/license-and-permits

Agency:City of Lawton License and Permits Division (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Trade License Contractor Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Registration Renewal

Form:

Trade License Contractor Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually

Lawton Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/license-and-permits

Agency:City of Lawton License and Permits Division (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Trade License Contractor Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Registration Renewal

Form:

Trade License Contractor Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually

Lawton Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/license-and-permits

Agency:City of Lawton License and Permits Division (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Trade License Contractor Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Registration Renewal

Form:

Trade License Contractor Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually

Lawton Sign Roofing Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.lawtonok.gov/departments/license-and-permits

Agency:City of Lawton License and Permits Division (OK)

Norman Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.normanok.gov/content/permits-licenses

Agency:City of Norman Development Services Division (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Contractors License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$100 from April 1st to October 1st and $50 from October 2nd to March 31st.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

Norman Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.normanok.gov/content/permits-licenses

Agency:City of Norman Development Services Division (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Mechanical Contractors License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$100 from April 1st to October 1st and $50 from October 2nd to March 31st.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

Norman Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.normanok.gov/content/permits-licenses

Agency:City of Norman Development Services Division (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbing Contractors License Applicaton

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$100 from April 1st to October 1st and $50 from October 2nd to March 31st.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Notes:

Contact the board for a renewal application.

Norman Sign Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.normanok.gov/content/permits-licenses

Agency:City of Norman Permits & Licenses (OK)

Sand Springs Electrical Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://sandspringsok.org/141/Licenses-Permits

Agency:Sand Springs Neighborhood Services (OK)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$125

Notes:

Contact the board for a registration application.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor License Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Sand Springs Mechanical Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://sandspringsok.org/141/Licenses-Permits

Agency:Sand Springs Neighborhood Services (OK)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$125

Notes:

Contact the board for a registration application.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor License Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Sand Springs Plumbing Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://sandspringsok.org/141/Licenses-Permits

Agency:Sand Springs Neighborhood Services (OK)

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$125

Notes:

Contact the board for a registration application.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor License Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Tulsa Building Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/development-services/permitting/permit-center-forms/

Agency:City of Tulsa Development Services Department (OK)

Tulsa Commercial Fire Sprinkler Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/development-services/permitting/permit-center-forms/

Agency:City of Tulsa Development Services Department - Permitting Program (OK)

Tulsa Demolition Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/development-services/permitting/permit-center-forms/

Agency:City of Tulsa Development Services Department - Permitting Program (OK)

Tulsa Electrical Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/development-services/permitting/permit-center-forms/

Agency:City of Tulsa Development Services Department (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration and Account Information Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Not required



Contractor registrations do not expire.

Tulsa Fire Alarm Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/development-services/permitting/permit-center-forms/

Agency:City of Tulsa Development Services Department - Permitting Program (OK)

Tulsa Mechanical Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/development-services/permitting/permit-center-forms/

Agency:City of Tulsa Development Services Department (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration and Account Information Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Not required



Contractor registrations do not expire.

Tulsa Plumbing Contractor Registration

More Information:

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/development-services/permitting/permit-center-forms/

Agency:City of Tulsa Development Services Department (OK)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration and Account Information Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Not required



Contractor registrations do not expire.

Individual Licenses

Oklahoma Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Oklahoma Asbestos Abatement Supervisor License

Agency:Oklahoma Office of the Department of Labor - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Notes:

Must submit copies of Original Contractor/Supervisor training class and all subsequent refresher courses; Copies of Confined Space Entry, Copies of NIOSH 582 or Air Monitoring and Copies of current First Aid/CPR Training class

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually from the date of of last refresher training completion.

Notes:

Must submit copy(s) of current refresher training class and copy(s) of Current First Aid/CPR training class with renewal application

Oklahoma Asbestos Inspector License

Agency:Oklahoma Office of the Department of Labor - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Inspector Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Notes:

Initial and Renewal application are the same form. Must submit copies of Original AHERA Inspector training class and all subsequent refresher courses with initial application.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Inspector License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually from the date of of last refresher training completion.

Notes:

Must submit a copy of your current driver?s license or state issued photo ID card and Copy(s) of current refresher training class with renewal application

Oklahoma Asbestos Management Planner License

Agency:Oklahoma Office of the Department of Labor - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Management Planner Application

Agency Fee:

$750

Notes:

Must submit copies of Original AHERA Inspector/Management Planner training class and all subsequent refresher courses; Copies of Official Transcript of technical diploma/degree or Degree Equivalence application with intial application.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Management Planner Application

Agency Fee:

$750

Due:

Annually from the date of of last refresher training completion.

Notes:

Must submit copy(s) of current refresher training class with renewal application.

Oklahoma Asbestos Project Designer License

Agency:Oklahoma Office of the Department of Labor - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Project Designer Application

Agency Fee:

$750

Notes:

Must submit copies of Original AHERA Project Designer training class and all subsequent refresher courses; copies of Official Transcript of technical diploma/degree in architecture, engineering or industrial hygiene (or an equivalent) OR Degree Equivalence application with initial application

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Project Designer Application

Agency Fee:

$750

Due:

Annually from the date of of last refresher training completion.

Notes:

Must submit copy(s) of current refresher training class with renewal application.

Oklahoma Asbestos Worker License

Agency:Oklahoma Office of the Department of Labor - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Worker Application

Agency Fee:

$25

Notes:

Must submit copies of Original Worker or Contractor/Supervisor training class and all subsequent refresher courses

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Worker Application

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually from the date of of last refresher training completion.

Notes:

Must submit copy(s) of current refresher training class with renewal application.

Oklahoma Electrical Apprentice Registration

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Apprentice Registration

Agency Fee:

$25

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical Apprentice Registration

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually from the date the initial registration is issued.

Notarize:Required

Oklahoma Journeyman Plumber License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman Plumber Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Journeyman Plumber License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually on the day of the birth month of the licensee.

Notes:

No contractor or journeyman license shall be renewed unless the licensee has completed at least six (6) hours of continuing education (CE) every three (3) years or thirty-six (36) months preceding the license expiration date.

Oklahoma Limited Electricial Contractor License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Electrical Licensure (Limited And Unlimited)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$330

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical License Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Annually

Oklahoma Limited Residential Mechanical Journeyman License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Limited Residential Mechanical Journeyman License

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Limited Residential Mechanical Journeyman License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually on the day of the birth month of the licensee.

Notes:

Six (6) hours of continuing education are required every 36 months for Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical trades.

Oklahoma Mechanical Apprentice Registration

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Mechanical Apprentice Registration

Agency Fee:

$25

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mechanical Apprentice Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually from the date the initial registration is issued.

Notarize:Required

Oklahoma Mechanical Journeyman License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Mechanical Journeyman License

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mechanical Journeyman License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually on the day of the birth month of the licensee.

Notes:

No contractor or journeyman license shall be renewed unless the licensee has completed at least six (6) hours of continuing education (CE) every three (3) years or thirty-six (36) months preceding the license expiration date.

Oklahoma Refinery Electrical Journeyman License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Refinery Electrical Journeyman License

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Refinery Electrical Journeyman License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually on the day of the birth month of the licensee.

Notes:

No contractor or journeyman license shall be renewed unless the licensee has completed at least six (6) hours of continuing education (CE) every three (3) years or thirty-six (36) months preceding the license expiration date.

Oklahoma Residential Electrical Contractor License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Electrical Licensure (Limited And Unlimited)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$330

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical License Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Annually

Oklahoma Residential Electrical Journeyman License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Electrical Journeyman License

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Residential Electrical Journeyman License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually on the day of the birth month of the licensee.

Notes:

No contractor or journeyman license shall be renewed unless the licensee has completed at least six (6) hours of continuing education (CE) every three (3) years or thirty-six (36) months preceding the license expiration date.

Oklahoma Roofing Contractor Registration

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board
Ownership Requirements:
  • Every applicant's business name must currently be registered with the Oklahoma Secretary of State (405) 521-4211. You must submit at least one of the following documents issued by the Oklahoma
    Secretary of State:
    • Certificate of Record of Trade Name 
    • Certificate of Record of Fictious Name 
    • Certificat eof Good Standing (Must be updated annually)
Insurance Requirements:
  • Certificate of General Liability Insurance: Minimum $500,000.00 for Roofing Contractor Registration;
  • Minimum $1,000,000.00 for Roofing Contractor Registration and Commercial Endorsement (Construction Industries Board must be listed as a certificate holder and the policy must have sufficient information to demonstrate that the policy specifically covers roofing work.)
  • Proof of securing workers’ compensation coverage or satisfactory proof of exemption or self-insurance as authorized under the Workers’ Compensation Act. Certificate of Workers’ Compensation Insurance will be required for all registrations with commercial endorsements. (Construction Industries Board must be listed as a certificate holder.)
Qualifying Individual Requirements:
  • All qualifying parties must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • All qualifying parties must be an officer or owner of the corporation, a member of the limited liability company, or a general partner of the limited liability partnership, who is actively engaged in the work undertaken by the registrant for which a registration is required pursuant to the Roofing
    Contractor Registration Act and who meets the experience and ability requirements for registration on behalf of the registrant. See 59 O.S § 1151.2 (12)
Requirement Notes:

You must first obtain and/or have an Oklahoma roofing contractor registration that is in good standing before applying for a commercial roofing contractor endorsement.

Initial Registration

Form:

Roofing Contractor Registration and Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$75

Notes:

All commercial endorsement applicants are required to pass the Oklahoma Commercial Roofing Contractor Endorsement exam, which includes a technical trade portion and a business and law portion, to gain a commercial endorsement on their registration.

Before you Apply:
  • Roofing Contractors holding a Commercial Endorsement must complete at least four (4) hours of continuing education every three (3) years or thirty-six (36) months. An endorsee is excluded from the continuing education requirement for three (3) years from the date he or she passed their current endorsement exam.
Required Attachments:
  • Provide proof of General Liability Insurance and Workers' Comepnsation Coverage Insurance 
  • Provide proof of currently being registered with the Oklahoma Secretary of State
    • Certificate of Record of Trade Name 
    • Certificate of Record of Fictious Name 
    • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Information on the legal business entity including, but not limited to, the articles, organizational agreements or documents establishing the legal business entity, and a list of the officers, members, managers, partners, or other managing agents of the legal entity. (*Initial Applications only unless requested by the Registrar*)
  • Affidavit verifying lawful presence in the United States.
  • Any other additional information as requested by the Registrar.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Roofing Contractor Registration and Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the end of the licensee's month of birth.

Required Attachments:
  • Provide proof of General Liability Insurance and Workers' Compensation Coverage Insurance
  • Provide proof of currently being registered with the Oklahoma Secretary of State
    • Certificate of Record of Trade Name
    • Certificate of Record of Fictitious Name
    • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Information on the legal business entity including, but not limited to, the articles, organizational agreements or documents establishing the legal business entity, and a list of the officers, members, managers, partners, or other managing agents of the legal entity. (*Initial Applications only unless requested by the Registrar*)
  • Affidavit verifying lawful presence in the United States.
  • Any other additional information as requested by the Registrar.

Oklahoma Unlimited Electrical Contractor License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Electrical Licensure (Limited And Unlimited)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$330

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical License Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200

Due:

Annually

Oklahoma Unlimited Electrical Journeyman License

Agency:Oklahoma Construction Industries Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Unlimited Electrical Journeyman License

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Unlimited Electrical Journeyman License Renwal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually on the day of the birth month of the licensee.

Notes:

No contractor or journeyman license shall be renewed unless the licensee has completed at least six (6) hours of continuing education (CE) every three (3) years or thirty-six (36) months preceding the license expiration date.

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