Nevada Plumber License Requirements

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We found the following Plumber requirements for Nevada.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Drilling Wells & Installing Pumps Contractor (C23)

Applicants must:

1)  Have four years of experience as a journeyman, foreman, supervising employee or contractor in the specific classification in which he/she is applying.  The experience must have been obtained within the preceding 10 years.  Training received at an accredited college or university may be used to satisfy a portion of the required experience.

2)  Prove financial responsibility (the board determines the amount of the bond that will be required.)

3)  Possess good character and provide 4 reference certificates from individuals with firsthand knowledge of the applicant's experience.

4)  Pass the Contractors Management Survey (CMS) exam.

5)  Pass the applicable trade exam, if required for the specific license.

Exams are given daily in Las Vegas, on various days in Reno, and on a limited basis in Elko.

Fees may be subject to change. Fees are:  initial application--$300; initial license and biennial renewal--$600; Residential Recovery Fund Assessment (for residential contractors only) based upon monetary license limit--$200 - $1,00; CMS and Trade exam: exam provider sets the fee.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Degree required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

9670 Gateway Drive Suite 100
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 688-1141

Well Driller

Well drillers must be licensed by the Water Resources Division of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to operate in Nevada. (Note:  Contractor licensing for Well Drilling and Pump Installation (C-23) is listed separately.  C-23 licensing is required if you own a drilling rig.)

Applicants must have at least two years of full-time well drilling experience, submit an application with references and child support information, and pass a three-part examination given in the following order:

1)  A written part to determine knowledge of the well drilling rules and regulations (a score of at least 80% is required).

2)  Identification of a well location on a topographic map by a full legal description.

3)  An oral interview to determine drilling experience and knowledge of drilling techniques.

Each part of the examination must be successfully completed to qualify to take the next part and receive a license. The examination is given once every three months in Carson City and Las Vegas.

Continuing education credits are required for license renewal.

Fees may be subject to change. Fees are:  application--$100; annual license renewal--$50.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources
901 S. Stewart St, Ste 2002
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 684-2800

 

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