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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 Oregon.

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Company Licenses

Oregon Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Oregon Asbestos Abatement Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.oregon.gov/deq/Hazards-and-Cleanup/Pages/Asbestos-Forms.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Abatement Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Abatement Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Due:

Annually

Oregon Boiler Business and Electrical Contractor License

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Boiler Business and Limited Maintenance Specialty Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$570

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$570

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Boiler/Pressure Vessel Business License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$495

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$495

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Certified Lead Based Paint Renovation Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/CCB/licensing/Pages/forms-fees.aspx

Agency:Oregon Construction Contractors Board

Oregon Commercial Contractor License

Agency:Oregon Construction Contractors Board
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Insurance Requirements:

Liability insurance coverage requirements range from $500,000 per occurance to $2,000,000 aggregate insurance depending on the classification. Contractors with employees are also required to have workers' compensation coverage.

Bond Requirements:

Bond amounts range from $20,000 to $75,000 depending on the classification.

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Commercial License

Agency Fee:

$250

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250

Due:

Biennially

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Oregon Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$375

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$375

Due:

Triennially

Oregon Elevator Contractor Electrical License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$450

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$450

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Elevator Contractor Mechanical License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$585

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$585

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Elevator Electrical and Elevator Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$1,035

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,035

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Lead Abatement Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/CCB/licensing/Pages/forms-fees.aspx

Agency:Oregon Construction Contractors Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Lead Abatement Contractor License

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Oregon Lead Abatement Contractor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually

Oregon Lead Inspection Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/CCB/licensing/Pages/forms-fees.aspx

Agency:Oregon Construction Contractors Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Lead Inspection Contractor License

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Oregon Lead Inspection Contractor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually

Oregon Limited Energy Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$375

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$375

Due:

Triennially

Oregon Limited Maintenance Specialty HVAC/R Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Triennially

Oregon Limited Pump Installation Specialty Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Triennially

Oregon Limited Renewable Energy Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$375

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$375

Due:

Triennially

Oregon Limited Sign Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$375

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$375

Due:

Triennially

Oregon Plumbing and Boiler Business and Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$1,020

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,020

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Plumbing and Boiler Business and Limited Maintenance Specialty HVAC/R Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$720

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$720

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Plumbing and Boiler Business and Restricted Energy Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$1,020

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,020

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Plumbing and Limited Maintenance Specialty Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$225

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$225

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Plumbing and Limited Pump Installation Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$225

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$225

Due:

Triennially by July 1.

Oregon Plumbing Business License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially

Oregon Residential and Commercial (Dual) Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/CCB/licensing/Pages/forms-fees.aspx

Agency:Oregon Construction Contractors Board
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Insurance Requirements:

Liability insurance coverage requirements range from $100,000 per occurance to $2,000,000 aggregate insurance depending on the classification. Contractors with employees are also required to have workers' compensation coverage.

Bond Requirements:

Bond amounts range from $10,000 to $75,000 depending on the classification.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250

Due:

Biennially

Oregon Residential Contractor License

Agency:Oregon Construction Contractors Board
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Insurance Requirements:

Liability insurance coverage requirements range from $100,000 per occurance to $500,000 per occurance depending on the classification. Contractors with employees are also required to have workers' compensation coverage.

Bond Requirements:

Bond amounts range from $10,000 to $20,000 depending on the classification.

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Residential License

Filing Method:

File by mail or by secure fax at (503) 373-2155.

Agency Fee:

$250

Original Ink:Not required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250

Due:

Biennially.

Original Ink:Not required

Oregon Restricted Energy Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/contractor-licenses.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor/Business License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$375

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$375

Due:

Triennially

Individual Licenses

Oregon Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Oregon Asbestos Supervisor Certification

More Information:

https://www.oregon.gov/deq/Hazards-and-Cleanup/Pages/Asbestos-Forms.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Asbestos Supervisor Certification

Agency Fee:

$65

Registration Renewal

Form:

Oregon Asbestos Supervisor Certification Renewal

Agency Fee:

$65

Due:

Annually by the date of training completion.

Oregon Asbestos Worker Certification

More Information:

https://www.oregon.gov/deq/Hazards-and-Cleanup/Pages/Asbestos-Forms.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Asbestos Worker Certification

Agency Fee:

$45

Notes:

Applicants for the initial training for the Asbestos Worker class must provide the complete and signed application along with the appropriate fee to the training provider.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Oregon Asbestos Worker Certification Renewal

Agency Fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of training completion.

Oregon Boiler License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/boiler-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Boiler License

Agency Fee:

$82.50

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$112.50, which includes a $30 fee to track continuing education

Due:

Triennially by June 30.

Oregon General Journeyman Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon General Journeyman Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Notes:

During each three-year license cycle, the licensee is required to complete 24 hours of approved continuing education.

Oregon General Supervising Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon General Supervising Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/plumbing-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Journeyman Plumber License

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by April 1.

Oregon Limited Building Maintenance Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Elevator Journeyman License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/elevator-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Limited Elevator Journeyman License

Agency Fee:

$50

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Elevator Mechanic License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/elevator-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Limited Elevator Mechanic License

Agency Fee:

$60

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$60

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Energy Technician, Class A License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Energy Technician, Class B License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Journeyman Sign Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Journeyman Stage Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Renewable Energy Technician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Residential Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Limited Residential Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Limited Supervising Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/electrical-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Limited Supervising Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by October 1.

Oregon Reciprocating Conveyor Mechanic License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/elevator-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Reciprocating Conveyor Mechanic License

Agency Fee:

$300

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

Triennially by June 30.

Oregon Residential Water-Heater Installer License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/plumbing-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by April 1.

Oregon Restricted Reciprocating Conveyor Mechanic License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/elevator-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Restricted Reciprocating Conveyor Mechanic License

Agency Fee:

$50

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Triennially by June 30.

Oregon Solar Heating and Cooling Installer License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/plumbing-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by April 1.

Oregon Water-Treatment Installer License

More Information:

http://www.oregon.gov/bcd/licensing/Pages/plumbing-apply.aspx

Agency:Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Building Codes Division - Licensing Department

Initial Registration

Form:

Oregon Water-Treatment Installer License

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Triennially by April 1.

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