Arizona B-1 and B-2 General Contractors (Nascla)

Arizona General Contractors (NASCLA)

State Requirements and Application

Test Information


Permitted Work

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State Requirements & Application

Arizona Applicants must have 4 years of experience in related field. Application is submitted after test completion with the Following.

1. Exam Scores (Test first before you submit your application. If you have already taken NASCLA Exam and are Applying exam must have been taken recently within 2 years)

2. Papers for Legal Entity

3. Workers' Compensation

4. Bond

5. Fees

6. Application Forms

Board Contact Information:

Arizona Registrar of Contractors
1700 W. Washington St Suite 105
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2812

Fax: 602.542.1599
Website: Arizona State licensing Board
Frequently Asked Questions: Arizona FAQ


Arizona requires a $200 application fee and a $580 license fee.

To obtain an Arizona contractor's license application go to Application Click Here


Test Information

Test Information This test covers information in the 12 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 21 book set shown below the following chart.
Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Exam Information
Exam Fee $106
Number of Questions 115
Passing Score 70% or 81 Questions
Time Limit 330 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Planning and Estimating 21
Financial and Project Management
Safety 19
Site Construction
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



Arizona allows for trade exam waivers from other states after filling out the Trade Exam Waiver. Arizona Exam Waiver

The NASCLA EXAM is an Alternative exam accepted for both the B-1 and B-2 Trades exam in Arizona.

It's also accepted in the following states Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia.


Permitted Work

The Arizona General Commercial Contractor license classification covers commercial construction activity. This does not cover Residential (B-, B-2, B-3) work. That work will require additional licensing.

Construction, alteration and repair in connection with any structure built, being built or to be built for the support, shelter and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels or movable property of any kind. This scope includes the supervision of all or any part of the above and includes the management, or direct or indirect supervision of any work performed. *Note: AZ applicants applying for the B-1 or B-2 General Commercial licenses have a choice of trade exams. They can elect to take either the NASCLA exam or the AZ ROC General Commercial exam.