Nevada General Contractor B, B-2 and (Nascla)

Nevada General Contractors


Nevada General Contractor Exam Prep NASCLA

Nevada General Contractor (NASCLA) Exam

This Nevada contractor's license may be used in place of the Nevada B or B2 if the licensee has high rise experience. If the licensee does not have high rise experience, this license may be used in place of the B2. The exam for this license is the NASCLA exam. The NASCLA exam is accepted in Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia

Nevada Commercial General Contractor Exam Prep Course

Nevada General Contractor B License Exam

General Contractor (B) This license allows for the construction or remodeling of buildings or structures for the support, shelter and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels or movable property of any kind, requiring in their construction the use of more than two unrelated building trades or crafts, upon which he/she is a prime contractor and where the construction or remodeling of the business is the primary purpose. A general building contractor may not perform plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, air-conditioning or fire protection without the appropriate specialty license. A person who exclusively constructs or repairs mobile homes, manufactured homes or commercial coaches is not a general building contractor. Must have high rise experience. 

Nevada Residential Contractor Online Exam Prep Course

Nevada Residential Small Commercial B-2 License Exam

Residential Light Commercial (B-2) The Nevada Residential and Small Commercial license allows for the construction or remodeling of houses and other structures which support, shelter, or enclose persons or animals or other chattels, and which do not extend more than three stories above the ground and one story below the ground. A general building contractor may not perform plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, air-conditioning or fire protection without the appropriate specialty license. A person who exclusively constructs or repairs mobile homes, manufactured homes or commercial coaches is not a general building contractor.

Nevada Business Law and Project Management Online Exam Prep Course

Nevada Business Law and Project Management Exam

The Nevada Business Law exam is required for all contractor licenses in Nevada. It is a separate test based on the book Business Law and Project Management.

Nevada C Specialty license Online Exam Prep

Nevada (C) Class Specialty License

Most specialty licenses do not require a trades exam, but they do require a business law exam.

Step 1. Determine the type of license you need. Residential, Commcerial, Plumber, Electrical , HVAC, or a specialty license. Step 2. Complete the application and submit to the state. Step 3. Once you are approved by the state, order you training material. Most of these exams are open book. Step 4. Prepare for you exams both the trade and the business and law also called the contractor management survey. Step 5. Take the exams and pass first time. Step 6. Purchase surety bond. Step 7. Recieve your Contractors liense number from the Nevada board.

Nevada does offer reciprocity with other sates for the trade exam. You will still be required to pass the Nevada Business and Law Exam. http://www.nvcontractorsboard.com/endorsement.html#chart

Can a felon get a contractors license in Nevada? The Nevada State Contractors Board’s applications and other forms includes questions regarding criminal convictions and requires each person associated with the application to submit fingerprints. The conviction of a crime does not automatically disqualify you from obtaining a license. NRS 624.265 requires an applicant to possess good character. Conviction of a crime can be cause to deny an application.

" There are three types of contractor’s licenses in Nevada: General Engineering License (Class A): A Class A license is best suited for contractors who oversee construction projects (most often repairs) that require technical engineering knowledge. Airports, Bridges, General Building License (Class B): A General Building license allows you to legally oversee most commercial and residential construction and remodeling projects. Specialty License (Class C): If your experience doesn’t fall into one of the above categories, then it most likely falls into one of the 36 specialty classifications."

Four years of experience obtained within the last 10 years; as a journeyman, foreman, supervising employee or contractor in the specific classification is requied.

No as long as the job is under $1,000.00 for labor and material. If the amount is over $1,000.00 a contractos license is required.

" Yes, if you purchased with the intent of selling or leasing within one year. You do not need a license if you are an owner of property who is building or improving a residential structure on the property for his or her own occupancy and not intended for sale or lease. The sale or lease, or the offering for sale or lease, of the newly built structure within 1 year after its completion creates a rebuttable presumption for the purposes of this section that the building of the structure was performed with the intent to sell or lease that structure. "

" Step 1. Determine the type of license you need. Residential, Commcerial, Plumber, Electrical , HVAC, or a specialty license. Step 2. Complete the application and submit to the state. Step 3. Once you are approved by the state, order you training material. Most of these exams are open book. Step 4. Prepare for you exams both the trade and the business and law also called the contractor management survey. Step 5. Take the exams and pass first time. Step 6. Purchase surety bond. Step 7. Recieve your Contractors liense number from the Nevada board."

Outside of the 4 years experience requirment. 4 weeks on average to get your applcition approved. Typically 35 -40 hours of study and prepration time to get ready for the exams.

No if they are hired by a licensed contractor.

Nevada offers three different classes of contracting licenses. Each license comes with a different application, exam, and administrative fees attached. Without a contractors license, you could get fined up to $10,000.

Yes, All new licenses issued in Nevada must post a bond. The amount of the bond is based on the monetary limit placed on the bond and the overall financial situation of the applicant. The minimum bond amount is $1,000 and the maximum amount is $500,000.

" Examinations may not be required if the qualifying party meets the following conditions: He or she is currently the qualifying party for a Nevada Contractors license in good standing in the same classification for which the new license is being requested; or He or she has been a qualifying party within the past five years for a Nevada Contractors license in good standing in the same classification for which the new license is being requested."

"The exams are given by www.psiexams.com There are 3 location in Nevada. 1. ELKO, Nevada 225 SILVER ST, SUITE 102 2. LAS VEGAS, Nevada (ROOM B) 3210 EAST TROPICANA AVENUE, 3. RENO, Nevada 1755 E PLUMB LANE, SUITE 108"

All businesses or individuals who construct or alter any building, highway, road, parking facility, railroad, excavation, or other structure in Nevada must be licensed by the Nevada State Contractors Board. Contractors, including subcontractors and specialty contractors must be licensed before submitting bids. Licenses may be issued to individuals, general partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies or joint ventures

" Under certain circumstances the Nevada State Contractors Board will waive the trade examination requirement and the experience certification requirement for applicants that qualify for licensure by endorsement. These waivers are granted for applicants who are licensed in states determined by Nevada to have substantially equivalent requirements. In order to apply for licensure by endorsement, you will need to have been actively licensed in the endorsing state for the past four (4) years and not have had any disciplinary actions, suspension or sanctions against your license. Proof of compliance with the requirements must be submitted with the application. If your endorsing state does not offer an equivalent trade examination, you will be required to pass the state specific examination in Nevada. Applicants must still qualify by taking and passing the Business and Law Examination."

" Unlicensed contracting is a crime in Nevada. The first offense is a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of not more than $1,000, and may be further punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 6 months. The second offense is a gross misdemeanor and subject to a fine of not less than $2,000 nor more than $4,000, and may be further punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 1 year. The third or subsequent offense is a category E felony and subject to a fine of not less than $5,000 not more than $10,000 and may be further punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not less than 1 year and not more than 4 years."

" A person may act as a qualifying individual for more than one active license only if one of the following conditions exists: One person owns at least 25 percent of each licensee for which the person qualifies; or One licensee owns at least 25 percent of the other licensee."

A contractor’s license is initially issued for a two-year period. It will expire two years from the last day of the month in which it was issued. Renewed licenses are renewed every two years.