How to Obtain a Contractor License:
A Step-by-Step Guide

If you'd like to legally operate as a contractor (general contractor, subcontractor, etc.), most states will require you to get a contractor license.
Each state has their own unique requirements to get licensed. If you want to determine your state's exact licensing requirements, our comprehensive guide offers state specific guides for getting your license.
Whether you need a general contractor license or a more specific license type, our guides will explain the exact steps you must take to get licensed.