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Electrical Contractor Licensing in New Jersey

Electrical Contractors in the State of New Jersey are required to hold a license from the New Jersey Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors.  The Board ensures that all applicants have the experience and/or education needed to safely perform electrical work within the state.

As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to obtain a business permit, meet the Board’s requirements for age, education and work experience, and (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in New Jersey

The State of New Jersey does not hold reciprocal license agreements for General Contractors in other states.   New Jersey doesn’t have reciprocity because they offer Home Improvement Contractor Registration as opposed to General Contractor Licensing.

Out-of-state contractors who want to work on residential and non-commercial construction projects in the State of New Jersey must obtain a Home Improvement Contractor Registration Certificate from the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs. (more…)

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Home Improvement Contractor Registration in New Jersey

The State of New Jersey regulates their construction industry through the NJ Contractor’s Registration Act.  This law requires anyone working on or selling home improvement projects to register with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

The Division asks all contractors to complete an application and familiarize themselves with the Statues and Regulations for Home Improvement contractors working in the state.  Home Improvement Contractor Registration is essential for contractors to obtain the building permits they need to complete a project.  The Division defines home improvements as: (more…)