Wisconsin Licensing Overview for a General Contractor
Licensing for a general contractor in Wisconsin is controlled by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.
General Guidelines for a General Contractor in Wisconsin
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?
General Contractors are required to have a Dwelling Contractor Qualifier license if the project exceeds $1,000. This can be for construction, home alteration, home improvements, commercial projects, and public projects. Some requirements you’ll need to meet include:
•Completing a 12-hour class approved by the board and pass the exam
•Show proof of insurance
What’s the state licensing site for a general contractor?
What are some training programs available for a general contractor?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
Renew every year
What are fees associated with licensing?