Utah General Contractor R-100, B-100, and (Nascla) Residential and Commercial Builders

Utah General Contractors

State Information. All applicants must take a 20 hour Pre-license course from an approved provider in Utah. CLICK HERE for a list of providers.

Utah General Contractors Commercial NASCLA

In Utah, a contractor's license is required for any person who builds a structure on his/her own property with the intention to sell or for public use, or any person who for compensation other than wages as an employee undertakes any work in the construction trade. The exam for this license is the NASCLA which is accepted in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia.

Utah R-100 Residential

This Utah contractor's license is for a contractor to build single residential, multi-family and multi-use light commercials buildings and structures which are less than three stories in height and less than 20,000 square feet.

Utah B-100 General Contractor

In Utah, the Utah contractor's license is required for any person who builds a structure on his/her own property with the intention to sell or for public use, or any person who for compensation other than wages as an employee undertakes any work in the construction trade. The exam for this license is the B-100 or the NASCLA.

Utah Business Law and Project Management

The Utah Business Law exam is required for all contractor licenses in Utah.

Utah B-100 Exam vs. the NASCLA Exam(View Video Comparison) B-100 NASCLA
Amount of time for entire test 3 hours 5.5 hours
Amount of time per question
2.25 minutes 2.86 minutes
Number of questions 80 115
Number of books covered in exam 14 21
Number of books allowed in exam 2 21
Number of states with reciprocity 2 15