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Streamlining Washington Contractor Licensing with Nationwide Contractor Licensing

In Washington, securing a Contractor License is a vital step for professionals in the construction industry. The state offers a variety of licenses, including the Contractor License WA, Washington General Contractor License, and specialized licenses like the Washington Handyman License or HVAC license. These licenses, regulated under the Washington State General Contractors License requirements, are essential for ensuring that contractors operate within the legal framework and adhere to the state’s quality and safety standards.

At Nationwide Contractor Licensing, we provide comprehensive assistance to contractors in Washington who are navigating the licensing process. Whether it’s understanding the nuances of the General Contractor License WA, completing the contractor registration Washington, or renewing a contractors license, our team offers expert guidance every step of the way. We help contractors understand and meet the specific requirements of the Washington Construction License and the Construction License Washington State, ensuring a smooth and successful application process.

Our services are particularly valuable for contractors seeking to obtain or renew specialized licenses, such as the WA State Contractor License or GC license. We streamline the often complex and time-consuming process of license application and renewal, ensuring that contractors meet all legal and professional standards. This support allows contractors in Washington to focus on their business and craftsmanship, confident in their compliance with state regulations and fully equipped to provide high-quality services to their clients.

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Electrical Licensing

All Electrical Contractors must designate a person with a current Washington State Administrator or Master Electrician certificate to be the Electrical Administrator for their company. The Electrical Administrator’s job is to ensure that the Electrical Contractor’s work complies with all the appropriate electrical laws and rules.

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In 2020, the Legislature passed significant changes to plumbing laws (SB 6170). This page highlights a few of the changes, including the creation of a new plumbing contractor license. Plumbing and related industries worked together to propose the changes to address certified plumber shortages, expand plumber training opportunities, and increase consumer protection.In Washington, a Contractor must have a valid plumber certificate to work in the plumbing construction trade in Washington State. The plumbing trade includes all:

  • Potable water building supply and distribution pipes,
  • Plumbing fixtures and traps
  • Drainage and vent pipes
  • Accessories (appurtenances) within the property lines of the premises
  • Medical gas and medical vacuum systems, and Water heaters
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What Is Required To Become A Journey Level Or Specialty Plumber?

To become a certified journey level or specialty plumber in Washington, you must begin as a plumber trainee or submit a comparable license from another state or equivalent experience in the US military for consideration.

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Contractor Registration

In Washington State, general and specialty contractors must register with L&I Contractor Licenses Regulated

  • general contractor can perform or supervise numerous building trades or crafts.
  • specialty contractor can perform one building trade or craft.

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