Nevada Licensing Overview for a General Contractor

Licensing for a general contractor in Nevada is controlled by the Nevada State Contractors Board .

General Guidelines for a General Contractor in Nevada

Specific requirements to perform general contractor 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 general contractor license?

Any business or individual who constructs or alters any building, road, highway, parking facility, railroad, or any other structure is required to maintain a state license.

In order to obtain a license you are required to:

• Show proof of insurance.
• Show proof of a Surety Bond.
• Provide financial statements.
• Show proof of 4 years of work experience within the last 10 years in a related field.
• Pass trade, business, and law exams.

What’s the state licensing site for a general contractor?

Nevada State Contractors Board

What are some training programs available for a general contractor?

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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.