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Frequently Asked Questions
To obtain a state license as an plumbing contractor, you must:
1. Submit a completed application and non-refundable fee with documentation of the required experience and other qualifications and reference information,
2. Submit a completed examination scheduling form with fee, and
3. Pass the examination.
For a description of the licensing requirements, see Board Rule 121-2-02.
You may download application forms here, or contact the board office at:
237 Coliseum Drive
Please provide your name, mailing address and the type of license you are requesting.
You must apply for renewal prior to the expiration date. A renewal email reminder is sent to all current licensees approximately 8 weeks prior to renewal. The renewal fee for a two-year period is $75.00, To qualify for renewal, plumbing contractors must have completed continuing education. See Board Rule 121-4-.06 for complete details.
See Board Rule 121-4-.06 for the requirements for continuing education. Persons holding a conditioned air contractor license license must complete at least 4 hours per year of instruction related to their profession. Courses must be conducted by a college, vocational-technical school, or trade association. Conditioned air contractors may also complete courses conducted by a utility or equipment manufacturer. To determine when courses are held, you must contact one of these agencies directly. You can find a list of providers here.
Georgia does not reciprocity of the plumbing license with any other states.
Businesses are required to meet requirements of the federal, state, and local governments. To determine federal and local requirements, you will need to contact those agencies directly. A listing should be available in the government section of your telephone directory. To contact information for state agencies, reference the First Stop Business Information Center
To obtain a state medical gas piping certification you must submit a completed application documenting completion of an approved training program and listing a current valid Georgia journeyman or master plumber license. The Board Rule 121-2-.11 related to Medical gas piping can be found here. The application can be found here. There is no charge for this certification.