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Electrical Contractor Licensing in Oregon

Electrical Contractors in the State of Oregon are required to hold a license from the Department of Consumer & Business Services’ Building Codes Division (BCD).  The BCD issues licenses to both individuals and businesses working on electrical projects within the state.

As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to complete and submit an application, proving that they meet the Division’s requirement for work experience and/or training.  Additionally, contractors are required to take and pass a qualifying examination.

License Classifications for Electrical Contractors in Oregon

The BCD offers the following license classifications to Electrical Contractors: (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in Oregon

The State of Oregon does not hold reciprocal licensing agreements for General Contractors licensed in other states.  This is because of the specific endorsements and license classifications offered by the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB).

Out-of-state contractors who want to work on construction projects in the Oregon must choose an endorsement type, such as:

  • Residential Endorsement- allowing contractors to work on residential and small commercial projects
  • Commercial Endorsement- allowing contractors to work on small and large commercial projects
*Dual endorsements are also offered to contractors who want to work on residential and large commercial projects. 

Contractors must then choose (more…)

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General Contractor Licensing in Oregon

Anyone performing construction, repairs, or alterations for money in the State of Oregon must hold a license in order to bid on and secure work.  General Contractor licenses are issued by the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB).

In addition to general construction, contractors in the State of Oregon are required to (more…)