License and Renewal Fees
License fees are authorized by A.R.S. § 32-1126, A.R.S. § 32-1126(G), and R4-9-130.
The fees for a contractor's license depend on the type and class of license for which the applicant is applying.
License fees shown below are for a two year license.
|NEW LICENSE APPLICATION|
|CLASSIFICATION||APPLICATION FEE||LICENSE FEE||RECOVERY FUND ASSESSMENT*||TOTAL**|
|General Commercial (A, B-1, B-2)||$200||$580||$0||$780|
|Specialty Commercial (C)||$100||$480||$0||$580|
|General Residential (B, B-3, B-4, B-5, B-6, B-10)||$180||$320||$370||$870|
|Specialty Residential (R)||$80||$270||$370||$720|
|General Dual (KA, KB-1, KB-2)||$200||$480||$370||$1,050|
|Specialty Dual (CR)||$100||$380||$370||$850|
|RENEWAL LICENSE APPLICATION|
|CLASSIFICATION||LICENSE FEE||RECOVERY FUND ASSESSMENT*||TOTAL**|
|General Commercial (A, B-1, B-2)||$580||$0||$580|
|Specialty Commercial (C)||$480||$0||$480|
|General Residential (B, B-3, B-4, B-5, B-6, B-10)||$320||$270||$590|
|Specialty Residential (R)||$270||$270||$540|
|General Dual (KA, KB-1, KB-2, KE, KO)||$480||$270||$750|
|Specialty Dual (CR)||$380||$270||$650|
The examination fee for the online AZ Statutes and Rules Training Course and Exam (SRE) is $54 paid directly to Gmetrix.
The examination fee for a trade-specific exam, taken either online or at a testing center, is $66 paid directly to PSI.
Applicants for the B-1 General Commercial Contractor and B-2 General Small Commercial Contractor license classifications may take the National Association of State Licensing Agency Commercial General Building Examin lieu of the AZ ROC trade exam. The fee for these exams is $106 plus the $25 application fee. The application fee is paid directly to NASCLA and the examination fee to PSI Exams Online.
Applicants for the CR-11 Electrical, C-11 Electrical, and R-11 Electrical license classifications have the option of participating in the National Association of State Licensing Agency Electrical Examination Program in lieu of taking the AZ ROC trade exam. The fee for these exams is $116 and is paid to PSI Exams Online directly.
The NASCLA Accredited Examination Program was designed to reduce redundant licensing requirements and assist contractors who need to be licensed in multiple jurisdictions. For more information on the benefits of taking the NASCLA exam instead of the AZ ROC trade exam visit NASCLA's website.
A.R.S. § 32-1152(C) requires residential and dual contractors provide an additional $200,000 for consumer protection. This protection may be established by (a) furnishing a $200,000 surety bond or cash deposit, or (b) paying the required assessment to participate in the Recovery Fund.
This total does NOT include the Examination Fees. The amount will vary depending on whether or not exams are required.