Building a Safer Idaho

Licensing & Continuing Education

Licensing Information

Who Needs to be Licensed?

Persons who perform electrical, HVAC or plumbing work without a required state-issued license or who violate other applicable codes or rules are subject to civil penalties.

It is unlawful to engage in public works contracting without first having acquired an Idaho Public Works Contractor License of the proper class. The Division of Building Safety may impose substantial administrative assessments for contractor violations.

It is unlawful to engage in construction management services on public works projects without first having acquired an Idaho Construction Manager License. Violations of this provision may result in significant administrative assessments.

For more information see below.

Electrical Licenses

HVAC Licenses

Manufactured Housing Licenses

Plumbing Licenses

Public Works Licenses

 


Continuing Education

Electrical

Each Master and Journeyman electrician with a license expiration date of July 1, 2011 or later must provide 24 hours of continuing education; 16 hours of which must be on the 2011 Code Changes, in order to renew their license.

Plumbing

Each Contractor and Journeyman plumber with a license expiration date of January 1, 2014 or later must provide required hours of continuing education; 4 hours of which must be on the 2009 UPC/Idaho State Plumbing code, in order to renew their license.

HVAC

There is no continuing education requirement for HVAC at this time.

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PWCL Administrative Assessments

Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC Contacts

Licensing, Permits & Inspection Support
  • 208-334-3950
  • 800-955-3044
Inspection Requests
  • 208-332-4700
  • 800-839-9239

Public Works Contractor Licensing Contacts

Licensing & Fees
  • 208-334-4057
  • 800-955-3044