IMPORTANT INFORMATION

FOR RESIDENTIAL ROOFERS - LICENSING LAW CHANGE- EFFECTIVE JANUARY 01, 2022

EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022, to perform Residential Roofing, you must be REGISTERED with the Residential Committee instead of having a Home Improvement Roofing License. The Registration is ONLY for Roofers. If you perform other types of Residential work in addition to Roofing, you will need to maintain your Home Improvement License. To apply for the Residential Roofing Registration, the form is below under "Residential Roofing Registration New Application."

FOR NEW APPLICANTS- FEES COULD BE WAIVED

Initial Application Fee Waiver Pursuant to Act 2021.

Pursuant to Act 725 of 2021, the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board has implemented a waiver of the initial licensing fee for applicants who qualify for the Workforce Expansion Act of 2021. If the initial applicant is currently receiving assistance through the Arkansas Medicaid Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program, Lifeline Assistance Program and/or the applicant was approved for unemployment with the last twelve (12) months and/or the applicant’s income does not exceed two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty income guidelines that applicant may qualify for the waiver.

If you meet the qualifications for the Workforce Waiver, please complete the Waiver Form and provide appropriate documentation for the request.

FOR USA MILITARY

Active Military and Veterans and their Spouses

We appreciate your service! Please note that if you or your spouse are currently on active duty or are a Veteran, your application for license will be expedited. In addition, if you have a license in another state, you will automatically quality for a similar license.

Welcome

Welcome to the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board. The Contractors Licensing Board was created in 1939 to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Arkansas.  The Residential Committee was created in 1999 to license the builders of new homes in Arkansas to further protect the health, safety and welfare of Arkansans.

The Licensing Board and the Residential Committee establish minimum standards for licensed contractors that include experience in the construction industry, business skills and financial stability.  The construction industry is a vital part of the Arkansas economy and is a driving force in the creation of jobs in our State. 

We at the Contractors Licensing Board are proud of our roll in this vibrant and important aspect of the lives of our fellow citizens of Arkansas.