50-State Construction Licensing Compliance Guide
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Texas 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 Texas.

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Texas Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Texas Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors Program
Insurance Requirements:

  • Class A licensees must have commercial general liability insurance in the following amounts: at least $300,000 per occurance (combined for property damage and bodily injury); at least $600,000 aggregate (total amount paid for property damage and bodily injury); and at least $300,000 aggregate for products and completed operations.
  • Class B licensees must have commercial general liability insurance in the following amounts: at least $100,000 per occurance (combined for property damage and bodily injury); at least $200,000 aggregate (total amount paid for property damage and bodily injury); and at least $100,000 aggregate for products and completed operations.

Initial Registration

Form:

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$115

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$65

Due:

Annually

Texas Asbestos Abatement Contractor License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$1,102

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a Doing Business As (DBA)
  • Completed Business Information Form
  • Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.
  • Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million
  • A copy of the companies Standard Operating Procedures that meet the requirements of the TAHPR 295.45 (e ) (5-16)

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$1,102

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies; a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.
  • Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million

Texas Asbestos Consultant Agency License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$443

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed 
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA
  • Completed Business Information Form
  • Responsible Individual Consultants license information
  • Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for:
    • Air Monitoring Technician
    • Inspector
    • Management Planner
    • Project Designer
  • Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos consultants & inspectors in its employ

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$443

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA
  • Responsible Individual Consultants license information
  • Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for:
    • Air Monitoring Technician
    • Inspector
    • Management Planner
    • Project Designer
  • Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos consultants & inspectors in its employ

Texas Asbestos Lab License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form

Agency Fee:

$443

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA
  • Completed Business Information Form
  • Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions
  • Proof of accreditation by national voluntary laboratory accreditation program (NVLAP) for bulk analysis by polarized-light microscopy,
  • or accreditation by NVLAP for analysis of airborne asbestos by transmission electron microscopy,
  • or accreditation as an industrial hygiene laboratory by the American industrial hygiene association (AIHA) and participation in the proficiency analytical testing (PAT) program for analysis of airborne fibers by phase contrast microscopy (PCM),
  • or proficiency according to standards of AIHA PAT program, which includes quarterly proficiency testing for airborne fibers by PCM and a quality assurance/ quality control program as required by the NIOSH method 7400, issue 2, August 1994,
  • or Accreditation of the individual laboratory analysts through the AIHA asbestos analyst registry (AAR) and a quality assurance/ quality control program as required by NIOSH method 7400, issue 2, August 1994.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$443

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions
  • Proof of continued accreditation by NVLAP or AIHA quality assurance/ control programs

Texas Asbestos Management Planner Agency License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$443

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA
  • Completed Business Information Form
  • Responsible Management Planner license information
  • Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for:
    • Management Planner
    • Inspector
  • Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos management planners & inspectors in its employ

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$443

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Responsible Management Planner license information
  • Copies of Responsible Individual Consultant’s most recent training certificates and IDs (if applicable) for:
    • Management Planner
    • Inspector
  • Evidence of Asbestos Abatement Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million which includes errors & omissions to cover the asbestos management planners & inspectors in its employ

Texas Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Contractor (Restricted) License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$268

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA
  • Completed Business Information Form
  • Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.
  • A copy of the companies Standard Operating Procedures that meet the requirements of the TAHPR 295.43 (e ) (3-10).

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$268

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of most recent training certificate and ID (if applicable) for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors course for the responsible person.

Texas Asbestos Transporter License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form

Agency Fee:

$443

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Copy of Assumed name filing paperwork if operating with a DBA
  • Completed Business Information Form
  • Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million
  • Copy of Emergency Response Plan in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Business Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$443

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • For foreign or out of state companies, a Certificate of Authority to do business in Texas issued by the Secretary of State or proof of exemption filed
  • For all companies, proof of good standing from the Texas State Comptroller of public accounts or proof of exemption filed
  • Evidence of Pollution Liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million

Texas Electrical Contractor License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program
Insurance Requirements:

  • Electrical contractors must have general liability insurance in the following amounts: at least $300,000 per occurance (combined for property damage and bodily injury); at least $600,000 aggregate (total amount paid for property damage and bodily injury); and at least $300,000 aggregate for products and completed operations.
  • Contractors with employees must also submit proof of having either workers' compensation insurance or self-insurance.

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical or Electrical Sign Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$110

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$115

Due:

Annually

Texas Electrical Sign Contractor License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical or Electrical Sign Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$110

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$110

Due:

Annually

Texas Elevator Contractor License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Elevators Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Texas Elevator Contractor License

Agency Fee:

$115

Registration Renewal

Form:

Texas Elevator Contractor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$115

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas General Contractor License

Not required



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

There is no state level license for general contractor firms in Texas, however, industrialized housing and building contractors are required to register with the department of licensing and regulation.

Texas Industrialized Housing Builder Registration

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Industrialized Housing and Buildings
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$325

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Lead Firm Certification

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Environmental Lead Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Requirement Notes:

Comply with the standards of the TELRR, including EPA and OSHA regulations; notify DSHS of impending abatement projects; supply and train employees in use of PPE and supervise compliance; ensure each employee is certified and has a DSHS ID card & gov't. issued photo.
Conditions/ Restrictions
Cannot do lead risk assessments, lead hazard screens, conduct or design abatements, or interpret results of inspection.
Cannot conduct or design abatements.
Cannot conduct inspections, risk assessments, or lead hazard screens, or prepare a written abatement project design.
Cannot conduct inspections, risk assessments, lead hazard screens, or abatements.
Cannot supervise or design an abatement, nor conduct inspections, risk assessments, or lead hazard screens.
Must ensure that only certified persons perform lead-based paint activities in target housing and child- occupied facilities.

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Firm Certification Registration Application

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,030

Law:

(§295.211)

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Firm Certification Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,030

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance. 

Law:

(§295.211)

Penalties:

$500 if renewing past 90 days of expiration. $1,000 if renewing one year past expiration. 

Texas Mold Assessment Company License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Proof of compliance with the insurance requirement specified in §78.40.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Requirement Notes:

Required documents: legal business name, DBA name, business phone number, business fax number, business email address, business mailing address, business physical address, texas physical address, responsible person information ,type of ownership, owner information, and statement of applicant.

Initial Registration

Form:

Mold Assessment Company Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online

Agency Fee:

$850

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mold Assessment Company License Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online

Agency Fee:

$850

Due:

Annually by date of issuance.

Penalties:

A person whose license has been expired for 90 days or less may renew the license by paying to the department a renewal fee that is equal to 1-1/2 times the normally required renewal fee.

A person whose license has been expired for more than 90 days but less than 18 months may renew the license by paying to the department a renewal fee that is equal to two times the normally required renewal fee.

Texas Plumbing Contractor License

Not required



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

There is no state level license for plumbing firms in Texas, however, individual and local licensing requirements may apply.

Local Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Addison Building Contractor Registration

Agency:Addison Development Services Department - Building Inspection Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Building Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Form:

Building Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Addison Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Addison Development Services Department - Building Inspection Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Arlington Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Arlington Planning & Development Services Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 for a 1-year registration or $175 for a 2-year registration.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 for a 1-year registration or $175 for a 2-year registration.

Due:

Annually or biennially depending on the term chosen by the contractor.

Arlington General Contractor Registration

Agency:Arlington Planning & Development Services Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 for a 1-year registration or $175 for a 2-year registration.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 for a 1-year registration or $175 for a 2-year registration.

Due:

Annually or biennially depending on the term chosen by the contractor.

Arlington Right of Way Contractor Registration

Agency:Arlington Planning & Development Services Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 for a 1-year registration or $175 for a 2-year registration.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100 for a 1-year registration or $175 for a 2-year registration

Due:

Annually or biennially depending on the term chosen by the contractor.

Required Attachments:
  • Copy of current driver's licenses or other government-issued ID
  • Certificate of Insurance 

Austin Right of Way Contractor License

Agency:Austin Transportation Department - Right of Way Management Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Commercial general liability insurance with minimum bodily injury and property damage per occurrence limit of $500,000; products and completed operations with a minimum limit of $500,000; explosion, collapse, and underground (XCU) coverage; and independent contractor coverage. The City of Austin must be listed as additional insured.

Bond Requirements:

$10,000

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Submit the following four documents:

Agency Fee:

$52

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Licenses remain valid until either the bond and/or insurance (on file with our office) expire. As long as the bond and insurance are kept up to date, the license will remain in effect.

City of Bedford Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Bedford Building Inspections Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by December 31.

City of Bedford General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Bedford Building Inspections Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by December 31.

City of Bedford Right-of-Way Registration

Agency:City of Bedford Building Inspections Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application Right-of-Way

Agency Fee:

$0

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application Right-of-Way (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually

Notarize:Required

City of Fate Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fate Building Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

General liability insurance of at least $500,000

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Fate General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fate Building Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

General liability insurance of at least $500,000

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Irving Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Irving Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor’s Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor’s Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Irving General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Irving Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor’s Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$125

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor’s Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Irving Right of Way Registration

Agency:City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Bond Requirements:

$50,000

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

ROW Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

ROW Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually

Notarize:Required

City of Killeen Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Killeen Building Inspection Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

Fee determined by contractor type. 

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

Fee determined by contractor type

Due:

Annually by December 31. 

City of Lewisville General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Lewisville Building Services Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Certificate of general liability insurance listing the City of Lewisville as the certificate holder.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$80

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$80

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Midlothian Contractor License

Agency:City of Midlothian Building Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor License Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Mail or online

Agency Fee:

$0

Required Attachments:
  • Certificate of Insurance 
  • Copy of current Driver's License 
  • Approporate State licenses 

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Every 5 years by December 31. 

City of Plano Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Plano Building Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Required Attachments:
  • Copy of curent Driver's License 

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by date of issuance. 

City of Rockwall General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Rockwall Building Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Reg Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Reg Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Saginaw Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Saginaw Building Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Provide current Certificate of Insurance for General Liability and Completed Operations Insurance ($1000,000 minimunm coverage) showing the City of Saginaw as the certificate holder. 

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Email permits@saginawtx.org

Agency Fee:

$100

Before you Apply:

The form must be signed by the Master License holder. 

Required Attachments:
  • Inusrance requirements 
  • Copy of current contractor license and copy of picture identification 

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Email permits@saginawtx.org

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by date of issuance. 

City of Seguin Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Seguin Planning and Codes Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

$500,000.00 Certificate of Liability Insurance with City of Seguin as certificate holder

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$100

Required Attachments:
  • $500,000.00 Certificate of Liability Insurance with the City of Seguin as certificate holder
  • Government issued Photo ID

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Anually by date of issuance. 

Required Attachments:
  • $500,000.00 Certificate of Liability Insurance with the City of Seguin as certificate holder
  • Government issued Photo ID

Dallas Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$160

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$160

Due:

Biennially

Dallas Electrical Sign Contractor License

More Information:

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/sustainabledevelopment/Pages/FormsDept.aspx

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$160

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$160

Due:

Biennially

Dallas Fire Alarm Contractor License

More Information:

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/sustainabledevelopment/Pages/FormsDept.aspx

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Dallas Fire Sprinkler Contractor License

More Information:

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/sustainabledevelopment/Pages/FormsDept.aspx

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Dallas General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

General Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

General Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually

Dallas Irrigation Contractor License

More Information:

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/sustainabledevelopment/Pages/FormsDept.aspx

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Dallas Mechanical Contractor License

More Information:

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/sustainabledevelopment/Pages/FormsDept.aspx

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Mechanical Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mechanical Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Biennially

Dallas Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/sustainabledevelopment/Pages/FormsDept.aspx

Agency:City of Dallas Building Inspection Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbing Contractor and Medical Gas Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumbing Contractor and Medical Gas Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Biennially

Denton General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Denton Department of Development and Growth - Building Safety (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Farmers Branch General Contractor Registration

Agency:Farmers Branch Community Services Department - Building Inspection Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Notes:

Complete the online registration and then email fbinspections@farmersbranchtx.gov your relevant state license(s) and the driver’s license of the master license-holder, and ask the division to attach the info to your new account.

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Registrations do not need to be renewed, however, the division should be notified if there are any changes to the state-issued licenses associated with the account.

Flower Mound General Contractor Registration

Agency:Flower Mound Building Inspections Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

General Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$125

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Registration Renewal General Contractor

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fort Worth Commercial Building Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Concrete Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Fence Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Masonry Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Mechanical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application(renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually

Fort Worth Parkway Commercial Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$500

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Parkway Residential Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$500

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Parkway Utility Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Plumbing Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application(renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually

Fort Worth Pool/Spa Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Residential Building Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Roofing Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Sign Erector Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Steel Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fort Worth Wrecking Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Fort Worth Planning and Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Frisco Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Frisco Public Works Department - Right-of-Way Inspection Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Frisco General Contractor Registration

Agency:Frisco Public Works Department - Right-of-Way Inspection Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Frisco Right of Way Contractor Registration

Agency:Frisco Public Works Department - Right-of-Way Inspection Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

General Liability insurance for personal injury (including death) and property damage with a minimum of $1 Million Dollars per occurrence and $2 Million Dollars aggregate, including advertising injury, products coverage and (XCU) Explosion, collapse and underground (If high risk or dangerous activities)Umbrella Coverage or Excess Liability Coverage of $2 Million Dollars.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Garland Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Garland Building Inspection Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Garland General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Garland Building Inspection Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$125

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Grand Prairie Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Grand Prairie Planning and Development Department - Building Inspections Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Grand Prairie General Contractor Registration

Agency:Grand Prairie Planning and Development Department - Building Inspections Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

General Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by February 28.

Hurst General Contractor License

Not required



General Contractor Company licensure is not required on the City level in Hurst.

The City of Hurst no longer requires an annual contractor registration form. Contractors will register through the permit application process. All contractors will send in their US issued ID, Trade License (if applicable), and copy of general liability insurance in the attachments of the permit that is being applied for.

Keller General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Keller Building Services Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Proof of liability insurance of at least $300,000

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Mansfield General Contractor Registration

Agency:Mansfield Building Safety Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

North Richland Hills Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:North Richland Hills Building Inspections & Permits Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

North Richland Hills General Contractor - Commercial Registration

Agency:North Richland Hills Building Inspections & Permits Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

North Richland Hills General Contractor - Residential Registration

Agency:North Richland Hills Building Inspections & Permits Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Pantego Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Town of Pantego Building Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Contractors can choose either an annual or biennial renewal cycle.

Pantego General Contractor Registration

Agency:Town of Pantego Building Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75 for a single-year renewal or $125 for a two-year renewal.

Due:

Contractors can choose either an annual or biennial renewal cycle.

Princeton Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Princeton Development Services Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually

Princeton General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Princeton Development Services Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually

Richardson Building Contractor Registration

Agency:Richardson Building Inspection Department (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

San Antonio Commercial Building Contractor License

Not required



General Contractor Company licensure is not required on the City level in San Antonio.

More information: City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Demolition Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/DSD/Contractor#157451649-other

Agency:City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Electrical Contractor License Registration

Not required



Electrical Contracting Company licensure is not required on the City level in San Antonio.

The city no longer issues electrical contractor licenses.

More information: City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Home Improvement Contractor Registration

More Information:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/DSD/Contractor#157451638-building

Agency:City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Mechanical Contractor License Registration

Not required



Mechanical/HVAC Contractor Company licensure is not required on the City level in San Antonio.

The city no longer issues mechanical contractor licenses.

More information: City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Residential Building Contractor Registration

More Information:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/DSD/Contractor#157451638-building

Agency:City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Sidewalk, Curb, and Gutter Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/DSD/Contractor#157451649-other

Agency:City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Sign Contractor License Registration

More Information:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/DSD/Contractor#157451648-sign

Agency:City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

San Antonio Tree Maintenance License

More Information:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/DSD/Contractor#157451649-other

Agency:City of San Antonio Development Services (TX)

Southlake General Contractor Registration

Agency:Southlake Planning and Development Services Department - Building Inspections Division (TX)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$105

Original Ink:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$105

Due:

Annually

Original Ink:Required

Individual Licenses

Texas Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Texas Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors Program

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Registration

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors Program

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Apprentice Electrician License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Texas Apprentice Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Asbestos Abatement Supervisor License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$400 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors
  • Verifiable written documentation covering 90 days of legally qualified work experience performed within the last 24 months
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • An Initial Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)
  • Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$400 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Texas Asbestos Abatement Worker License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$65 application fee + $2 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Asbestos Worker Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$65 application fee + $2 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Asbestos Worker Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Texas Asbestos Air Monitor Technician License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$99 application fee + $3 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Air Monitoring Technicians
  • Proof of performing Air Monitoring as an Apprentice for 30 days of work under the direct supervision of a licensed Air Monitoring Technician working for a licensed Laboratory, Contractor, or Consultant
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • An Initial Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)
  • Any Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$99 application fee + $3 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Texas Asbestos Individual Consultant License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$645 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Individual Consultants
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • An Initial training certificate and ID card (if applicable) for each of the following courses:
    • Asbestos Project Designer
    • Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician
    • Asbestos Inspector
    • Asbestos Management planner
  • Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before submission of application:
    • Asbestos Project Designer
    • Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician
    • Asbestos Inspector
    • Asbestos Management planner
  • Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the consultant’s employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency, Provide proof of Self Insurance.
  • Verifiable Evidence of one of the following:
    • A current license in the State of Texas as an Architect or Professional Engineer
    • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Physical or Natural Science from an accredited four-year college or university and four years of experience in areas affecting Environmental or Occupational health matters.
    • Current highest full-qualification membership in a National Professional organization devoted to technical proficiency in Environmental or Occupational Health Protection, which includes:
      • A published code of ethics
      • Administration by an active board of directors
      • Admission requirements that specify college courses and other training, a bachelor’s or higher degree, at least three-years’ experience in specified fields, and a qualification exam. 

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$645 renewal fee + $5 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Individual Consultants
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before submission of application:
    • Asbestos Project Designer
    • Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician
    • Asbestos Inspector
    • Asbestos Management planner
  • Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the consultant’s employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency, Provide proof of Self Insurance.

Texas Asbestos Individual Management Planner License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$260 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Management Planners
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Copy of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university or successfully complete 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university
  • An Initial training certificate and ID card (if applicable) for each of the following courses:
    • Asbestos Inspector
    • Asbestos Management Planner
  • Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before submission of application:
    • Asbestos Inspector
    • Asbestos Management Planner
  • Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency: Provide proof of Self Insurance.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$260 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Refresher training certificates and ID cards (if applicable) for each of the following courses obtained before submission of application:
    • Asbestos Inspector
    • Asbestos Management Planner
  • Proof of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount $1 million for errors & omissions if working for hire, or be covered under the employer’s policy, as specified in 295.40 of the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules (TAHPR).  If working for a Government agency, provide proof of Self Insurance.

Texas Asbestos Inspector License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$130 application fee + $2 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Inspectors
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED
  • Verifiable work experience that includes participation in at least five Asbestos Inspections performed under the direct supervision of a licensed Management Planner, Inspector, or Individual Consultant
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • An Initial Asbestos Inspector training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)
  • Any Asbestos Inspector Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$130 application fee + $2 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Asbestos Inspector Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Texas Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Supervisor (Restricted) License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$225 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • An Initial Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)
  • Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$225 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Texas Asbestos Project Manager License

Agency:Texas Department of State Health Services - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form

Agency Fee:

$320 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Required Attachments:
  • Proof of successfully passing the Department’s examination for Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • An Initial Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors training certificate and training ID card (if applicable)
  • Any Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Application Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$320 application fee + $5 online filing fee

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Required Attachments:
  • 1-inch by 1-inch color photo of the applicant with a white background
  • Completed DSHS “Physician’s Written Statement” signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
  • Any Asbestos Contractors & Supervisors Refresher training certificates and training IDs (if applicable) obtained before submission of application

Texas Electrical Sign Apprentice License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Texas Journeyman Electrician License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$30

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Journeyman Lineman License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman Lineman License

Agency Fee:

$30

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Journeyman Plumber License

Agency:Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman Plumber License

Agency Fee:

$40 exam fee + $40 initial license fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Journeyman Sign Electrician License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Lead Individual Certification

Agency:Texas Health and Human Services

Initial Registration

Form:

Lead Certification Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Lead Inspector $300, Risk Assessor $600, Lead Supervisor $300, Lead Worker $100, Project Designer $600 + $5 online fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Lead Certificate Renewal Application 

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Lead Inspector $300, Risk Assessor $600, Lead Supervisor $300, Lead Worker $100, Project Designer $600 + $5 online fee

Texas Maintenance Electrician License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Maintenance Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Master Electrician License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Master Electrician License

Agency Fee:

$45

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Penalties:

The fee becomes $67.50 if late 90 days or less, $90 if between 91 days and 18 months late, and licenses that have not been renewed 3 years or more cannot be renewed and the licensee must reapply.

Texas Master Plumber License

Agency:Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Master Plumber License

Agency Fee:

$175 exam fee + $75 initial license fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Master Sign Electrician License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Plumber Apprentice Registration

Agency:Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumber Apprentice Registration

Agency Fee:

$15

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$15

Due:

Annually

Texas Plumbing Inspector License

Agency:Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbing Inspector License

Agency Fee:

$55 exam fee + $55 initial license fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$55

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Residential Appliance Installer License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Appliance Installer License

Agency Fee:

$30

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Residential Wireman License

Agency:Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - Electricians Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Wireman License

Agency Fee:

$20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Texas Tradesman Plumber Limited License

Agency:Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Tradesman Plumber Limited License

Agency Fee:

$36 exam fee + $35 initial license fee

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Local Construction and Contracting Individual Licenses

City of Allen General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Allen Community Development Department - Building and Permitting Division (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Allen Master Electrician Registration

Agency:City of Allen Community Development Department - Building and Permitting Division (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

City of Amarillo General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Amarillo Planning and Development Services Department - Building Safety Office (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$51

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$51

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Cockrell Hill Master Electrician Registration

Agency:City of Cockrell Hill Administration Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Filing Method:

In person

Agency Fee:

$130 application fee + $130 registration fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$130

Due:

Annually

Denison Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Denison Building Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Denison General Contractor Registration

Agency:City of Denison Building Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Euless General Contractor Registraiton

Agency:City of Euless Planning and Economic Development Department

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Euless Master Electrician Registration

Agency:City of Euless Planning and Economic Development Department

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Farmers Branch Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Farmers Branch Community Services Department - Building Inspection Division (TX)

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Notes:

Complete the online registration and then email fbinspections@farmersbranchtx.gov your relevant state license(s) and the driver’s license of the master license-holder, and ask the division to attach the info to your new account.

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Registrations do not need to be renewed, however, the division should be notified if there are any changes to the state-issued licenses associated with the account.

Grapevine Building Contractor Registration

Agency:Grapevine Building Inspections Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Grapevine Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Grapevine Building Inspections Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Subcontractor Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Form:

Subcontractor Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Haltom City Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Haltom City Planning & Community Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor's Registration

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Haltom City General Contractor Registration

Agency:Haltom City Planning & Community Development Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor's Registration

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Haltom City Street Contractor (ROW Contractor) Registration

Agency:Haltom City Planning & Community Development Department (TX)
Insurance Requirements:
  • Personal liability insurance in the amount of not less than $100,000 for any one accident and $50,000 for any one person; and
  • Property damage insurance in the amount of not less that $10,000 for any one accident.
Bond Requirements:

$5,000

Initial Registration

Form:

Street Contractor's Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

La Marque Master Electrician License

Agency:La Marque Development Services Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Filing Method:

In-person, email, or online.

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

In-person, email, or online.

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually

Little Elm Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Little Elm Development Services Department - Building Safety Division (TX)

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Little Elm General Contractor - Other Registration

Agency:Little Elm Development Services Department - Building Safety Division (TX)

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Mansfield Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Mansfield Building Safety Department (TX)
Insurance Requirements:

$300,000 Certificate of Liability Insurance with the City as a Certificate Holder.

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Mesquite Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Mesquite Planning and Development Department - Building Inspection Division (TX)

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Mesquite General Contractor Registration

Agency:Mesquite Planning and Development Department - Building Inspection Division (TX)

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$110

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$110

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Plano Electrical Contractor Registration

Agency:Plano Building Inspections Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually

Plano General Contractor Registration

Agency:Plano Building Inspections Department (TX)

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually

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