NASCLA PARTICIPATING STATE AGENCIES

A List of Participating NASCLA State Agencies

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State Contractor Licensing Agencies Administering the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors

Note: Administering state agencies are also considered to be accepting state agencies as they both offer the examination for candidates and accept the examination in lieu of their state-specific trade portion. Some of the states below offer an either/or option for candidates regarding their state-specific trade examination or utilizing the NASCLA Accredited Examination.

Arizona Registrar of Contractors

1700 W. Washington St. Suite 105
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Phone: (602) 542-1525

Fax: (602) 542-1599

As of November 1, 2017, Arizona began administering this examination as an option in lieu of the state-specific trade examinations for the B-1 and B-2 General Commercial Contracting Classifications.

Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board

4100 Richards Road
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117

Phone: (501) 372-4661

Fax: (501) 372-2247

Administering the examination in lieu of candidate providing appropriate experience on application.

South Carolina Contractors' Licensing Board

Post Office Box 11329
Columbia, South Carolina 29211

Phone: (803) 896-4686

Fax: (803) 896-4814

As of May 2010

Additional State Contractor Licensing Agencies Accepting the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors

Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board

2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Phone: (850) 487-1395

Fax: (850) 488-8040

As of March 1, 2019

Accepting the Accredited Examination in lieu of the Florida Trade Examination. A Florida Business/Finance portion and Florida Building Code portion are still required. 

Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors

600 North Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Phone: (225) 765-2301

Fax: (225) 765-2431

As of September 2, 2016, accepted for both the Commercial Building Construction and the Residential Building Contractor Classifications.

North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors

Post Office Box 17187
Raleigh, North Carolina 27619

Phone: (919) 571-4183

Fax: (919) 571-4703

Accepted for both the Commercial Building Construction and the Residential Building Contractor Classifications 

Oregon Construction Contractors Board

201 High Street SE, Suite 600
Post Office Box 14140
Salem, Oregon 97309

Phone: (503) 378-4621

Fax: (503) 373-2007

As of July 1, 2016

South Carolina Residential Builders Commission

110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, South Carolina 29210

Phone: (803) 896-8307

Fax: (803) 896-4814

Please note, this Commission has reciprocity with the South Carolina Contractors Licensing Board.

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Construction Trades Bureau

Post Office Box 146741
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

Phone: (866) 275-3675

Fax: (801) 530-6511

**As of May 2019, Utah no longer requires trade exams, but will accept the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors to satisfy the 2 year experience requirements for general contractors.

Virginia Board for Contractors, Department of Professional and Occupational Licensing

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, Virginia 23233

Phone: (804) 367-8511

Fax: (804) 527-4401

As of January 1, 2016 (Comparable to the Commercial Building Classification)

West Virginia Contractors Licensing Board, Division of Labor

State Capitol Complex
Building 6, Room B-749
Charleston, West Virginia 25305

Phone: (304) 558-7890

Fax: (304) 558-5174

As of September 1, 2013

Please note, the Board will not accept examination scores or transcripts prior to September 1, 2013.