North Dakota Licensing Overview for a General Contractor

Licensing for a general contractor in North Dakota is controlled by the North Dakota Secretary of State.

General Guidelines for a General Contractor in North Dakota

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?

All contractors are required to obtain a state license if the project exceeds $4,000. There are four classes of licenses depending on the value of the project:

• Class A: project exceeds $500,000.
• Class B: project is less than $500,000.
• Class C: project is less than $300,000.
• Class D: project is less than $100,000.

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

North Dakota Secretary of State

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.


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