Ohio Licensing Overview for a Plumber

Licensing for a plumber in Ohio is controlled by the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board.

General Guidelines for a Plumber in Ohio

Specific requirements to perform plumbing 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?

Individual plumbers do not need a state license to work in Ohio. Commercial plumbing contractor licenses are issued by the state from the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board. You must have at least five years of experience as a plumber, as well as three years of business experience in the construction industry. You must pass an exam. You must have liability insurance.

What’s the state licensing site for a plumber?

Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board

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?

License expires annually

What are fees associated with licensing?