Tennessee Licensing Overview for a Plumber
Licensing for a plumber in Tennessee is controlled by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Board for Licensing Contractors.
General Guidelines for a Plumber in Tennessee
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?
• Limited Licensed Plumber – Required if the total cost of the work is less than $25,000 and there are no specific local requirements in the city or county in which you’re working. You must pass an exam.
• Plumbing Contractor (CMC or CMC-A classification) – Required for work on projects worth $25,000 and more. You must show proof of three years of experience and you must pass an exam.
What’s the state licensing site for a plumber?
What are some training programs available for a plumber?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
Renews every two years
What are fees associated with licensing?