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Requirements:
The LSLBC regulates commercial, industrial and residential contractors who bid or perform construction projects with a value of:

* $50,000 or more for commercial and industrial construction


* In excess of $75,000 for residential construction


* In excess of $10,000 for mechanical, electrical or plumbing


* Exceeding $7,500 but not in excess of $75,000 for home improvement


* $1 or more for mold remediation


* You must have financial statement with a minimum net worth of $10,000

* No Insurance Required for Commercial Applications

* The NASCLA exam can be used for residential or commercial in LA

* No Experience Requirements for the Commercial Applicant

Board Contact Information:
Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC)
2525 Quail Drive 
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: (225) 765-2301

Website:
http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/

Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/faqs/

Fees: T
he application fee for a new prime contractor license is $100 - $400 depending on the number of classifications. Refer to the fee schedule for more information. http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/contractors/fee-schedule/
To obtain a license application and other forms for Louisiana go to http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/contractors/forms/

Test Information: This test covers information in 12 subject areas. The questions are created from content in the 20 book set shown below the following chart.
Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Exam Fee:
$106
Number of Questions:
115
Passing Score: 70% or 81 Questions
Time Limit: 5 Hours

Subject Area Number of Questions
Planning and Estimating 21
Financial and Project Management 21
Safety 19
Site Construction 15
Concrete 8
Masonry 3
Metals 5
Wood Foundations and Framing 5
Thermal Moisture Protection 4
Doors, Windows, and Glazing 5
Finishes 7
Specialty Equip. and Conveyance Systems 2

Applicants must also pass a separate exam on Business Law and Project Management for Louisiana.

Reciprocity Louisiana has established reciprocity with Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia.
The NASCLA exam serves as your trades exam in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia.

Permitted Work With this license you may bid on and build all types of buildings in LA. Commerical work permitted.  The NASCLA exam will net you the Commercial Builders License in Louisiana which allows you to do residential if the contract is for more than two houses:
"From LA Code:  §2150.1. Definitions As used in this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall be defined as follows: (1) "Board" means the State Licensing Board for Contractors. (2) "Commercial purposes" means any construction project other than residential homes, a single residential duplex, a single residential triplex, or a single residential fourplex. A construction project consisting of residential homes where the contractor has a single contract for the construction of more than two homes within the same subdivision shall be deemed a commercial undertaking."

Louisiana NASCLA Combo
Louisiana General Contractor Combo for the NASCLA exam
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Louisiana General Contractor Combo for the NASCLA exam
Everything you need to pass both your NASCLA trades and business & law exams. Our exam prep course looks and acts just like the real NASCLA Exam. One trades test covers 14 states (GA AL AR LA MS NV NC OR SC TN UT VA USVI WV). The absolute best NASCLA Prep
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General Contractor's Unlimited Full Commercial Trades Exam Prep Course (NASCLA)
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LA NASCLA Exam Preparation Course Complete Book Set
Louisiana Building Construction Reference Book Set for the NASCLA exam
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Louisiana Building Construction Reference Book Set for the NASCLA exam
Louisiana General Commercial Builder Contractor License Exam. This set INCLUDES the book for the BUSINESS LAW exam in addition to standard NASCLA exam books. The Contractor Exam Prep. Course is not included.
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Printed NASCLA Book Tabs
Printed NASCLA Book Tabs Optional States
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Pre-Printed tabs for all 20 books used in the NASCLA Exam. 576 tabs 25 sheets. Each tab set includes blank tabs for additional customization.
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ACI 318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011
ACI 318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011
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ACI 318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011
ISBN: 9780870317446 The Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete covers the materials, design, and construction of structural concrete used in buildings and where applicable in non building structures.
Carpentry and Building Construction
Carpentry & Building Construction
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ISBN-10: 0078797845 ISBN-13: 978-0078797842 PSI Exam reference book. You can take this book into most exams. By Feirer & Feirer. 2010 edition.
Construction Jobsite Management 4th
Construction Jobsite Management, 4th Edition
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Keep up to management standards with the Construction Jobsite Management, 4th Edition. ISBN-10: 130508179X | ISBN-13: 9781305081796 PSI reference for NASCLA Accredited exam
Construction Project Management 4th
Construction Project Management 4th
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Green Building Fundamentals
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ISBN-10: 0135111080 ISBN-13: 978-0135111086 LEED Green Building
The Gypsum Construction Handbook 7th Edition, 2014
Gypsum Construction Handbook
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Gypsum Construction Handbook
ISBN-10: 1118749847 ISBN-13: 978-1118749845 PSI Exam reference book. GA, SC, AL can take this book into the exam.From USG. Soft cover. 7th Edition.
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Steel Girders 3rd Ed
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Steel Girders 3rd Ed
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ASIN: B002DGNQUA PSI Exam reference book. GA, AL, MS, SC can take this book into the exam.By the Steel Joist Institute. Technical Digest #9
ANSI A117.1-2009 Standard on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2009 Standard on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
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ISBN-10: 1580019188 ISBN-13: 978-1580019187 ICC/ANSI A117.1-2009 Standard on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities is a Reference for NASCLA Accredited Exam
IBC 2015 International Building Code
International Building Code 2015
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International Building Code 2015
International Building Code 2015 IBC 2015
Louisiana Business Law 12th
Louisiana Nascla Business Law & Project Management for General Contractors
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Louisiana Nascla Business Law & Project Management for General Contractors
NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management, Louisiana Edition. This book is for the Louisiana Business and Law Exam for State Builder Contractor Licenses. The exam based on this book is also required for various other State Licenses
Modern Masonry 8th edition
Modern Masonry
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Modern Masonry
ISBN-10: 1631260952 ISBN-13: 978-1631260957 PSI Exam reference book. By Clois E. Clicklighter. 8th Edition.
NASCLA Business Law and Project Management 12th Edition
NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law & Project Mgt, Basic 12th Edition
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NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management. This book is for the Business and Law Exam for State Builder Contractor Licenses. The exam based on this book is also required for various other State Licenses.
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
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OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
OSHA, 29 CFR Part 1926 is a PSI Exam reference book required for most license exams
PCI Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products
PCI Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products
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ISBN-10: 0937040568 ISBN-13: 978-0937040560 PCI Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products is a PSI reference for NASCLA Accredited Exam
Georgia Residential Basic Plus Package
Pipe & Excavation Contracting
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Pipe & Excavation Contracting
ISBN-10: 1572182660 ISBN-13: 978-1572182660 PSI Exam reference book. SC, GA, MS, AL, NV can take this book into the exam.By Dave Roberts. New Revised Edition
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition
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Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition
ASIN: B005GR19C0 PSI Exam reference book. GA, SC & AL NASCLA can take this book into the exam.From CRSI. 9th Edition
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition
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Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition
ISBN-10: 0132495015 ISBN-13: 978-0132495011 This classic text provides an overview of the principles, equipment, materials, and methods applied in the construction of commercial buildings. PSI reference for NASCLA Accredited exam
Roofing Construction & Estimating
Roofing Construction & Estimating
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Roofing Construction & Estimating
ISBN-10: 1572180072 ISBN-13: 978-1572180079 PSI Exam reference book. SC & GA can take this book into the exam.By Daniel Atcheson. 448 pages
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
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The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
ISBN-10: 0870311670 ISBN-13: 978-0870311673 PSI Exam reference book. MS, AL, SC & GA & NASLCA can take this book into the exam.From the American Concrete Institute. Soft cover.
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning
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Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning
ISBN-10: 1931085250 ISBN-13: 978-1931085250 PSI Exam reference book. SC, MS, AL, GA NASCLA can take this book into the exam.From the Post Tensioning Institute, Soft cover, spiral bound.
WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
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ASIN: B00CKZCZXI Building Component Safety Information by the WTCA & TPI. 2013 Edition. 99 pages