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Arizona General Remodeling B-3 License

get arizona contractors licenseRemodeling or repair of an existing residential structure or appurtenance except for electrical, plumbing, mechanical, boilers, swimming pools or spas which must be subcontracted to an appropriately licensed contractor. The scope of work allowed under the C-7 carpentry classification is included within this scope.

 

Arizona General Remodeling B-3 License Requirements

 

let us help you get your contractors licenseA contractors license is required in Arizona for any contract that exceeds $1,000 (including labor and materials) or if the work requires a building permit. A business consisting of a sole proprietorship (individual), a partnership, limited liability company, or a corporation may apply for a contractor's license if they have a regularly employed person with the necessary experience, knowledge and skills who serves as the qualifying party. All persons listed on the application must be 18 years of age or older. Applicants are required to have 4 years of verifiable experience. A corporation or limited liability company must be registered with the Arizona Corporation Commission and in good standing with that agency before submitting an application for a contractor's license. The corporation or limited liability company must remain in good standing in order to renew their contractor's license. More info here.

 

Arizona General Remodeling B-3 Fees

 

contractors license feesAfter you pass the exam, you can complete your license application. You'll need a financial statement, proof of Workers' Compensation Insurance if you have employees, and a bond. The amount of the bond depends on the type of license you're getting and the gross amount of business you expect to do in Arizona. For commercial contractor licenses, bonds can be from $5,000 to $90,000 for each license. For residential contractor licenses, they're from $1,000 to $15,000 each. Residential contractors also need to pay into the Arizona Recovery Fund. The amount of the payment may vary from year to year depending on how much the Fund has accumulated over the year. One part law or trade examination is $56. Two parts law and trade examinations are $106. New license fees range from: $580 for each specialty classification, $780 for each general commercial classification, and $870 for each residential construction classification.

 

Arizona General Remodeling B-3 Exam Details

 

contractor exam detailed informationThere are two parts to the examination. All qualifying parties must pass the business management examination. In addition, the qualifying party must, pass a second exam covering the specific General Remodeling B-3 for which you are applying. The exam has 70 questions and a time limit of 3 hours. A 70% is required to pass. The business management test contains questions on state and federal laws and questions on the management of construction projects and business and financial management. More info here.

General Remodeling B-3 Exam Content

 

Plan Reading and Estimating
Sitework
Building Code - Egress
Concrete
Masonry
Painting and Wall Coverings
Drywall and Metal Framing
Rough Carpentry and Framing
Siding
Finish Carpentry
Roofing
Insulation
Safety


Total Number of Test Questions: 70


Time Allowed: 180 minutes

 

Books That Are Allowed Into The Exam

 

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926, Revised as of 2013. 

 

2. International Residential Code, 2009, ICC.           

 

3. International Building Code, 2009, ICC.

 

NOTE: If you are not currently a licensed contractor then you are required to take and pass BOTH the standard LAW exam and TRADE specific exam.

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Arizona General Remodeling B-3 Exam Home Study Kit $249

 

complete home study kit saleOur home study materials are available in either books with CD-ROMs version or online downloadable version. Our CD-ROM software is developed using the computer-assisted testing software, which means that no internet or prior computer experience is required. Both CD-ROM and instant online download versions are identical and cover everything you need to study and pass your contractors exam. The complete home study kit includes: both Business Management & Remodeling study manual with over 500 pages of trade, math examples, estimating, formulas, safety, blueprint reading, and other study content. Plus hundreds of exam practice questions with detailed explanations to all Business Management and Remodeling exam practice questions. All orders also receive a complete contractors application review, 30-day online exam support, and 24/7 online applicant support.

 

Arizona Contractors License Reciprocity

 

contractors license reciprocityArizona contractors registrar will let you waive any trade exam you already have a license if you qualify. The Business Management exam cannot be waived because it has reference to Arizona specific statutes and rules. To waive the trade portion of the exam you must: The applicant/qualifier shall have taken and passed an equivalent trade exam that led to the approval of a contractor’s license. The contractor’s license must have been active and in good standing within the preceding five years. The exam content and the license classification must be equivalent to the Arizona exam and license for which the exam waiver is being requested. Additionally, you also must include; A description of the scope of license classification from the jurisdiction where the trade exam was taken. A copy of the passing tests results. A description of the exam content from the exam provider. Proof of the license status and history from the other jurisdiction (e.g. state, county, city). More info here.