How do I apply for a Contractor license?

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The following steps must be completed: 

STEP 1 – TESTING: Contact the testing center to schedule the exam(s)

STEP 2 – FINANCIAL STATEMENT: Contact a Licensed CPA/PA (Licensed Certified Public Accountant or Public Account)

STEP 3 - LETTER OF REFERENCE

STEP 4 – PROOF OF INSURANCE

STEP 5 – CORPORATIONS AND LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

STEP 6 – COMPLETE APPLICATION/ EXPERIENCE / AFFIDAVIT (SIGN AND NOTARIZE)

STEP 7 – APPLICATION PROCESS - $250.00 LICENSING FEE

Applications take on average 40 business days for processing. Initial application is no longer required to be presented at the Board Meeting. 

Scan documents to attach to the online contractor’s license application at: https://core.tn.gov/

Detailed instructions and forms resource is at https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/commerce/documents/regboards/contractors/forms/BLC-OnlineApplicationResource.pdf

 

The initial contractor application open period is 6 months.

Contact an agent. Submit a request