Alabama Residential Home Builders License Exam Prep

Alabama State general contractor license

Alabama Residential Home Builder License

three contractors for general contractors license

State Requirements & Application

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Test Information

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Permitted Work

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Alabama Residential Home Builder Complete Prep Course Combo

To pass this exam, you'll need all the books and a great prep course. This package includes EVERYTHING you need for both the trades exam and the business law exam.

Alabama Residential Home Builder Prep Course Only (no books)

The Alabama Residential Home Builder Prep Course includes the online highlighting workshops for each book, audios, printed study guides and unlimited practice exam for both the Trades and Business law exams.

Alabama Residential Home Builder Book Set

Alabama Residential Home Builder License Exam Reference Book Set.

This book set does not include the prep course or the quick reference tabs.

Alabama Residential Home Builder Book Tabs

Pre-Printed tabs for books used in the Alabama Residential Home Builder Exam. Each tab set includes blank tabs for additional customization.



Alabama Residential Home Builder Individual Books

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Step 1

Submit your Alabama Residential Home Builder Contractors application.

Step 2

Purchase your exam prep course Alabama Residential Home Builder Complete Study Course


Step 3

Study for your Alabama Residential Home Builder Exam and Alabama Business Law and Project Management


Step 4

Schedule your final exam at PROV. Pass both your Alabama Residential Home Builder Exam and Alabama Business Law and Project Management

State Requirements & Application

Who Needs A License:  A person who constructs a residence or structure for sale or who, for a fixed price, commission, fee, or wage, undertakes or offers to undertake the construction or superintending of the construction, or who manages, supervises, assists, or provides consultation to a homeowner regarding the construction or superintending of the construction, of any residence or structure that is not over three floors in height and that does not have more than four residential units, or the repair, improvement, or reimprovement thereof, to be used by another as a residence when the cost of the undertaking exceeds ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Notwithstanding the foregoing, the term includes a residential roofer when the cost of the undertaking exceeds two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500). Nothing herein shall prevent any person from performing these acts on his or her own residence or on his or her other real estate holdings. Anyone who engages or offers to engage in any acts described in this subdivision, through advertising or otherwise, shall be deemed to have engaged in the business of residential home building.

Requirements: -No Experience Required-No Insurance Required- No Bond Required

Beginning in the 2022 renewal year, which begins October 1, 2021, all licensees and/or designated qualifying representatives for a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership under the age of 60 must obtain six (6) credit hours of continuing education before being issued a 2022 license.


Board Contact Information:

Alabama Licensing Board Home Builders

445 Herron Street Montgomery, AL 36104


Phone: 334-242-2230

Fax: 334-263-1397

Website: Alabama Home Builders Board

Fees: The annual license fee is $250.00. A non-refundable $100.00 new license application processing fee must also accompany applications for a new license. Please make checks, in the amount of $350.00 payable to the Home Builders Licensure Board. Application Here


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Test Information

Test Info: 

 Information Bulletin: Prov Alabama Home Builder Bulletin

Exam Information
Exam Fee $
Number of Questions 80
Passing Score 70%
Time Limit 240 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Plan Reading
10
Sitework & Foundations 10
Concrete & Reinforcement 7
Masonry 6
Carpentry 20
Roofing 7
Interior Finish 4
Exterior Finish 5
Associated Trades 6
OSHA 5
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Reciprocity


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Permitted Work

Permits the construction of new and existing residential structures in the state of Alabama. 

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