Tennessee General Contractor Commercial (NASCLA)

Tennessee General Contractor Commercial (NASCLA)

State Requirements and Application

Test Information

Reciprocity

Permitted Work

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State Requirements & Application

* A Tennessee contractor's license is required when the total cost or contract amount is $25,000 or more.

Monetary limits for each license as follows:

* 10 times working capital OR 10 times net worth – whichever is LESS

* If the requested monetary limit is $1,500,000 or less, a reviewed financial statement is required.

* If the requested monetary limit is greater than $1,500,000, an audited financial statement is required.

* A Tennessee contractor's license is not granted solely on meeting one requirement.  All requirements must be met (exams, financials, experience, etc) and all information submitted is considered

Board Contact Information: 

Board for Licensing Contractors
4th Floor, Davy Crockett Tower
500 James Robertson Pkwy.
Nashville, TN 37243-1150

Phone: 800.544.7693
Website:
 https://www.tn.gov/commerce/regboards/contractors.html

Fees: The application fee for a new contractor license is $250. To obtain a license application and other forms for Tennessee go to https://apps.tn.gov/licenses-app/view?id=1026

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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
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

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Reciprocity

Tennessee has established reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina. 

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.

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Permitted Work

With this license you may bid on and build all types of buildings in TN except residential structures.

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