Apply for Contractors License

Apply for Contractors License


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR:

Active Duty Military and their Spouses and Veterans Discharged in the last 12 months 

We appreciate your service! Please note that if you or your spouse are currently on active duty or were discharged within the last 12 months, your application for license will be expedited. In addition, if you have a license in another state, you may be able to obtain a temporary license. Call us for more information!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR:

Contractors Licensed in Another State 

If you currently have a Contractors License in another state, you may be able to obtain a temporary license while your Arkansas Contractors application is pending.


What type of license do I need?

There are 4 types of licenses, read below to see which one you should apply for:

1. Commercial License:A commercial license is needed if a contractor performs work of $50,000 or more, including, but not limited to, labor and materials, on a commercial project. Any project that is not a single-family residence is a commercial project.

2. Residential Builders License:A residential builders license is needed to build a single-family residence, if the cost of the project is more than $2,000, including, but not limited to, labor and material, unless an exception applies. A Residential Builders License also allows you to perform remodeling on a single-family residence.

3. Residential Remodelers LicenseA residential remodelers license is needed to make major structural changes to a single-family residence or to add on to an existing single-family residence, if the project is more than $2,000, including, but not limited to, labor and material.

4. Home Improvement License:A home improvement license is needed to do specialty work on a single-family residence, if the project is more than $2,000, including, but not limited to, labor and material. This license is for a contractor who is only responsible for certain types of work (painting, roofing, flooring, etc.). This license does not allow you to build a home or remodel a home.


**Commercial License Information**

1.   COMMERCIAL License 

Commercial New Application IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Effective 03-03-20: PSI will be scheduling the AR Business and Law exam. See New Application for details.

Commercial TEMPORARY New Application IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

 This application is ONLY for contractors that have a CURRENT out of state contractors license.


**Residential License Information**

2.   RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS License

Residential Builders New Application IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Effective 03-03-20: PSI will be scheduling the AR Business and Law exam. See New Application for details.

Residential Builders TEMPORARY New Application IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

This application is ONLY for contractors that have a CURRENT out of state contractors license.


3.   RESIDENTIAL REMODELER'S License

Residential Remodeler's New Application IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Effective 03-03-20: PSI will be scheduling the AR Business and Law exam. See New Application for details.

Residential Remodeler's TEMPORARY New Application IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This application is ONLY for contractors that have a CURRENT out of state contractors license.


4.   HOME IMPROVEMENT SPECIALTY License

 Home Improvement Specialty TEMPORARY New Application IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This application is ONLY for contractors that have a CURRENT out of state contractors license.

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