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Electrical Contractor Licensing in Nebraska

Electrical Contractors in the State of Nebraska are required to hold a license from the Nebraska Electrical Division’s State Electrical Board.  A license allows contractors to perform electrical work anywhere within the state.

As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to prove that they meet the Board’s requirements for work experience and education, in addition to passing a qualifying exam.

*In addition to holding a state license, all contractors are required to (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in Nebraska

The State of Nebraska does not hold reciprocal licensing agreements with other state for General Contractors.  This is because Nebraska requires contractor registration rather than licensing.

Out-of-state contractors who want to work in Nebraska must complete the online registration process with the NE Department of Labor.  Registration is required for any contractor making more than $5,000 performing work on construction projects within the state.

*If the contractor makes less than $5,000 per year performing construction, registration is not required. 

As part of the online registration process, contractors are required to: (more…)

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General Contractor Registration in Nebraska

The Nebraska Contractor Registration Act states that all General Contractors and subcontractors engaging in construction must register with the Nebraska Department of Labor if they make more than $5,000 per year.  This includes contractors performing construction, alterations, reconstruction, repairs, installations or additions.  The only contractors who are exempt from registration are property owners performing construction and repairs on their own property, or businesses that earn less than $5,000 per year.

The Nebraska Department of Labor does not have an education or work experience requirement to obtain registration.  Contracts are also not required to pass a qualifying exam to become registered in the State of Nebraska.  However, contractors are required to (more…)