Construction Licensing Compliance Guide
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Utah 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 Utah.

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Company Licenses

Utah Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Utah Asbestos Company Certification

More Information:

https://deq.utah.gov/legacy/forms/air-quality/asbestos-forms.htm

Agency:Utah Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Company Certification Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$275 per year.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Company Certification Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$275 per year.

Utah Contractor License

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Insurance Requirements:

A general liability insurance certificate with minimum required coverage of $100,000 for each incident and $300,000 in total with DOPL listed as certificate holder. Workers' compensation insurance is also required for contractors with employees.

Bond Requirements:

There is no bond requirement for this license.

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Application Form

Agency Fee:

$210 for each primary classification + $210 for each additional B-100, R-100m or E-100 classification + $110 for additional specialty classification + $195 Lien Recovery Fund for many classifications.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Notes:
  • Ownership
    • For the purpose of verifying the company’s identity, the applicant must demonstrate that at least 50% ownership proposed for the Utah license is the same as the license held in the jurisdiction being used for endorsement.
    • Additionally, no more than 50% of the company ownership may have changed within the last year. 
    • To apply by endorsement, you must submit official verification of your license, that includes documentation of ownership, with your completed application.
  • Qualified Individual
    • Must be licensed in Utah. 
    • Must be either a 20% owner if the firm or a W-2 employee in a management position in the firm.
    • Must meet one of each of the prelicensure qualifications, exam requirements, and experience requirements (page 4)
Before you Apply:
  • List all other licenses, registrations or certifications issued by any state which you now hold or have ever held in any profession
  • Report if within the last eight years, has the applicant, the proposed qualifier, any owner, or any prior entities for which these individuals have been involved, had any judgments, liens, taxes, or child support delinquencies levied against them
  • Report if within the last seven years has the applicant, the proposed qualifier, any owner or any prior entities for which these individuals have been involved, filed for bankruptcy
  • Provide proof of:
    • Worker Compensation Certificate (or Waiver)
    • Workforce Services Unemployment Insurance Registration Nnumber
    • Utah State Tax Commission Withholding Tax Account Number
      • If exempt from Utah withholdings by doing business in Utah for 60 days or less, please submit written exemption approval from Utah Tax Commission.
    • Provide all of the above or provide a signed contract with an approved Professional Employer Organization (PEO) in lieu of the requirements
    • If you do not currently have employees and don't intend to have employees within the foreseeable future, you may elect to defer providing this information
  • Provide proof of general liability insurance
    • The minimum required coverage is $100,000 for each incident and $300,000 in total. 
    • Must cover the scope of work for the licensee for the entire duration of active licensure (no exclusions)
    • DOPL’s name and address must be listed as the certificate holder: DOPL, 160 E 300 S, P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114.
    • The insurance certificate must be included with the application. It may NOT be email or faxed to the Division as it will delay your application.
  • Provide the name, residential address, date of birth, social security number, email, and phone number for each owner
    • Report licensure
    • Report citizenship status
  • If your firm is owned by another entity, provide: 
    • Audited financial statement. 
    • A list of all officers and directors (name, residential address, and phone number
    • Evidence or documentation that shows that the applicant is owned by the parent company.
    • If layered ownership, provide a diagram that explains how ownership is established.
    • If publically traded, most recent SEC Form 10-K filing

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor Renewal Form

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$113

Due:

By November 30 of odd-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Utah Plumbing Contractor License

Not required



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

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

Individual Licenses

Utah Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Utah Apprentice Electrician License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/electrical.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Electrical Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Apprentice Electrician Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Notes:

Application must include Verification of Supervision of Apprentice Electrician

Registration Renewal

Form:

Apprentice Electrician Application Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Apprentice Plumber License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/plumbing.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Plumbing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Apprentice Plumber Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Registration Renewal

Form:

Apprentice Plumber Application Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Asbestos Inspector Certification

More Information:

https://deq.utah.gov/legacy/forms/air-quality/asbestos-forms.htm

Agency:Utah Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Certification Application Form (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of last certification.

Utah Asbestos Management Planner Certification

More Information:

https://deq.utah.gov/legacy/forms/air-quality/asbestos-forms.htm

Agency:Utah Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Certification Application Form (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of last certification.

Utah Asbestos Project Designer Certification

More Information:

https://deq.utah.gov/legacy/forms/air-quality/asbestos-forms.htm

Agency:Utah Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Certification Application Form (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of last certification.

Utah Asbestos Supervisor Certification

More Information:

https://deq.utah.gov/legacy/forms/air-quality/asbestos-forms.htm

Agency:Utah Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Certification Application Form (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of last certification.

Utah Asbestos Worker Certification

More Information:

https://deq.utah.gov/legacy/forms/air-quality/asbestos-forms.htm

Agency:Utah Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Program

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Individual Certification Application Form (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of last certification.

Utah Journeyman Electrician License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/electrical.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Electrical Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrician Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Notes:

Application must include Verification of Supervision of Apprentice Electrician

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrician Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/plumbing.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Plumbing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumber Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumber Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Master Electrician License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/electrical.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Electrical Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrician Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Notes:

Application must include Verification of Supervision of Apprentice Electrician

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrician Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Residential Apprentice Plumber License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/plumbing.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Plumbing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Apprentice Plumber Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Registration Renewal

Form:

Apprentice Plumber Application Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Residential Journeyman Electrician License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/electrical.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Electrical Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrician Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Notes:

Application must include Verification of Supervision of Apprentice Electrician

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrician Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Residential Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/plumbing.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Plumbing Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumber Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumber Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Utah Residential Master Electrician License

More Information:

https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/electrical.html

Agency:Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing - Electrical Board

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrician Application Form

Agency Fee:

$116

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrician Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$69

Due:

By November 30 of even-numbered years.

Explore Licensing in Other States

Associated General Contractors of America
Professional association providing advocacy and organization for construction firms and workers.

National Association of Home Builders
National association for the promotion of the housing industry.

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies
National organization that represents and promotes the interests of state level contractor licensing agencies.

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