Pennsylvania Licensing Overview for a Plumber

Licensing for a plumber in Pennsylvania is controlled by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

General Guidelines for a Plumber in Pennsylvania

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?

Pennsylvania Plumbing Journeyman License Requirements
  • Registered as an apprentice plumber for at least four years
  • Completed a state-approved apprenticeship program
  • Passed the required exam
  • Proof of experience, through tax records
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

What’s the state licensing site for a plumber?

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.