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Exams

General Information

What testing agency/agencies administer and conduct the Division of Building Safety (DBS) exams?

After your application has been approved, DBS will mail you information explaining how to register for the requested exam.

Public Works Information

How can I order Public Works Contractor study reference information?

• The Class D study information is always included with mailed out applications. It consists of the Idaho Public Works Statutes and Rules which pertains to Public Works Contractor licensing. It can also be acquired by calling (800) 955-3044 or is available for download by clicking the link above.

• The Class Unlimited, AAA, AA, A, B, CC or C study information is the Idaho Public Works Statutes and Rules AND the Division of Building Safety Contractor's Business and Law Reference Manual. They can be acquired by calling (800) 955-3044 or is available for download by clicking the links above.

What Public Works Contractor test will I need to take?

• If you're applying for a Class D license, you must complete the Class D Examination (pwf-106) included with the application (or available by clicking here) and submit it with the application. Once your application has been approved and you have passed your examination with a score of 70% or higher your license will be issued.

• If you are applying for a Class Unlimited, AAA, AA, A, B, CC or C license you must complete the License Examination Information form (pwf-106a) and submit it with your application. Once your application has been approved, you will be notified by Division of Building Safety (DBS) via email to schedule your examination at one of our testing sites. Your license will be issued when we receive confirmation that you attained a score of 70% or higher.


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