Alabama Under Four Stories General Contractor

Alabama Under Four Stories Contractor

State Requirements and Application

Test Information


Permitted Work

Alabama Under Four Stories Contractor Combo

This package includes everything you need to pass both your Alabama State Commercial General Contractor Under Four trades and Business Law and Project Management exam. We focus on what you need to know!

Alabama Under Four Stories Exam Course

The Alabama Commercial Under Four General Contractor Prep includes Home Study guide with How to Read Blueprints manual, Exam Prep, Audio CDs for both the Trades and Business law, and Unlimited Practice Exams.

Alabama Under Four Stories Book Set

Alabama Under Four Stories Builder Contractor License Exam Reference Book Set. The Contractor Exam Prep. Course is not included.

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State Requirements & Application


*Any prime contractor or sub contractor working on projects where the cost of labor and materials is more than $50,000 is required to have the appropriate license.

*Applicants must submit verification of 3 years of experience and a financial statement.

*This license id for commercial work only. You will need a separate license for residential work. Alabama does require double license if you are doing Residential and Commercial work.

*Applicants must have a minimum net worth and working capital of $10,000 in order to qualify for the lowest bid limit classification.

A - Not to exceed $100,000

B - Not to exceed $250,000

C - Not to exceed $500,000

D - Not to exceed $1,000,000

E - Not to exceed $3,000,000

U - Unlimited.

Board Contact Information:

Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors

2525 Fair Lane Drive

Montgomery, AL 36116

Phone: 334.272.5030
Fax: 334.395.5336
Website: Alabama Contractors Board

Fees: The application fee for a new prime Alabama contractor license is $300. The renewal fee is $200. The application fee for a subcontractor is $150. To obtain an Alabama contractor license application and other forms for Alabama go to Alabama Application


Test Information

Test Info: This test covers information in the 9 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 13 book set shown below the following chart. Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Exam Information
Exam Fee $96
Number of Questions 90
Passing Score 70% or 63 Questions
Time Limit 230 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Sitework, Footings, and Foundation
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 8
Metals 5
Masonry 6
Carpentry 16
Roofing 10
General Code and Construction Knowledge 20
Associated Trades 10
OSHA Safety 7


Alabama has established reciprocity with Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. You will need to verify if your license can be utilized in these states.


Permitted Work

The Alabama Building Contractor under 4 Stories allows Commercial projects ONLY. This license shall include the construction of building structures, including modifications that do not exceed 3 stories in height, and any roof structure or component of such structure that does not exceed 50 feet in height, which are intended for use for shelter, protection, comfort, or convenience.