Overview & Benefits
Obtaining a Contractor's License in Utah
Welcome to Utah! Construction work in Utah requires that you have a license, and to be licensed, you will have to have some verifiable experience and pass a couple of exams. The board of contractors in Utah is the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL). DOPL requires you to take a 25-hour pre-license course as well as a Business Law exam to make sure you understand the laws of doing business in the state of Utah. Passing the exam is required before you submit an application.
Registration can be done online at PSI's website, linked here. The exams are taken at any of the locations for PSI testing. The locations are Sunset, Salt Lake City, North Salt Lake City, North Orem, or Hurrican. For more information on PSI in the state of Utah, click here.
At Contractor Training Center, we have an extremely high first-time pass rate for the NASCLA and Utah Business Law exams.
The NASCLA Exam is accepted for both residential and commercial work in the state of Utah and is also accepted in 15 other states for the technical exam requirement for obtaining license. The NASCLA exam is totally open-book and
Once you have successfully passed your exams, you will be required to send the passing score, the application for licensure, and your documentation of work experience to Utah DOPL. The packet for the license application, as well as the instructions for completion of the application, will be included with the course.
You can visit the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) Website for more information regarding applications.
You will need to send the application in person to the office.