Utah R-100 Residential Contractor

Utah R-100 Residential Light Commercial Contractors License

State Requirements and Application

Test Information


Permitted Work

Utah R-100 Combo

Combo includes everything you need to pass both your Utah R-100 Contractor trades exam and the required NASCLA Business and Law exam. You will get a complete text book reference set, tabs, printed covered bound study guide,audio cd's, and online exam prep

Utah R-100 Exam Prep Course 

The Utah R-100 Builder Exam Prep Includes an online Home Study guide with How to Read Blueprints manual, our online Exam Prep Course with book presentations, Practice Exams, and Audio CD's for both the required Trades and NASCLA business and law exams.

Utah R-100 Contractor Exam Book Set

Utah R-100 Residential and Small Commercial Contractor License Exam. The Contractor Exam Prep. Course is not included. 

Printed Book Tabs for Utah R-100

Pre-Printed tabs for all books used in the Utah R-100 Exam. 

Utah R-100 Individual Book Store

Already have some of your Text Books for Exam? Click here to purchase individual books for the PSI EXAM. 

State Requirements & Application

Utah Contractor's License Requirements: 
* Proof of registration with the appropriate departments.
* Demonstrate financial responsibility.
* Obtain a certificate of general liability with a minimum coverage of $100,000 per incident and $300,000 in total coverage. 
* Provide a certificate of Workers' Comp coverage or proof that the company does not have or intend to hire employees
* Provide an unemployment insurance registration number
* Provide a Utah State tax ID
* File an application with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing and pay appropriate fees
* Register with the Residence Lien Recovery Fund and pay assessment
* Must complete a 20 hour pre-licensure course - Utah Pre-License Courses
* Must have at least two years of proven active experience in the past 10 years. One of those two years shall be in a supervisory or managerial position. A two or four degree in construction management may have one year of experience credited towards the supervisory or managerial experience requirement.
Utah Requirements

Pass Exams and submit with Application.

Board Contact Information: 

Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
P.O. Box 146741 
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741

Phone: 801.530.6628
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Utah Contractors License Board

Frequently Asked Questions: Utah FAQ

Fees: The application fee for a new R-100 license is $210. The fee for the Residence Lien Recovery Fund Registration is $195. To obtain a license application and other forms for Utah go to Utah Contractors Application


Test Information

Test Information: This test covers information in 14 subject areas. The questions are created from content in the 14 book set shown below the following chart.  Pass Exams and submit with Application.
Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Applicants must also pass a separate exam on Business Law and Project Management for Utah.
Pass Exams and submit with Application.

Exam Information
Exam Fee $72
Number of Questions 80
Passing Score 70%
Time Limit 180 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Site work 4
Concrete 10
Masonry 9
Metals 7
Carpentry 10
Thermal and Moisture Protection 4
Doors and Windows 4
Drywall and Finishes 3
Safety 5
Plan Reading, and Estimating 10
Blue Stakes 3
Roofing 3
General Building Codes 5
Sewer and Septic 3



Utah has established reciprocity with Arizona, California, Louisiana, Nevada, and South Carolina.


Permitted Work

With this license you may bid on and build single-family residences, multifamily residences up to four units, and commercial construction of not more than three stories above ground and not more than 20,000 square feet.