Hawaii Licensing Overview for a Plumber

Licensing for a plumber in Hawaii is controlled by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

General Guidelines for a Plumber in Hawaii

Specific requirements to perform plumber services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a plumber license?

You must pass an exam. To qualify for the exam, you must meet the following plumber licensing requirements:

• Journeyman Plumber – You must show proof of five years and at least 10,000 hours of experience in plumbing work, in compliance with the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC).

• Master Plumber – You must show proof of two years of experience working as a licensed journey worker plumber.

What’s the state licensing site for a plumber?

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

What are some training programs available for a plumber?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?