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Electrical Contractor Licensing in Tennessee

Electrical Contractors in the State of Tennessee are required to hold a license from the TN Department of Commerce & Insurance.  Licenses are issued by the Department’s Board for Licensing Contractors.  The Board protects the safety and welfare of the public by requiring that all electrical work be performed by licensed professionals.

As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to pass a 2-part exam, submit a financial statement, prove that they have experience in the electrical trade and (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in Tennessee

The State of Tennessee holds reciprocal agreements for General Contractors licensed in the following states:

  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Mississippi
  • Louisiana
  • Georgia
  • Arkansas
  • Alabama
  • Ohio

A licensed General Contractor in one of the above states may obtain a Tennessee General Contractor license without having to (more…)

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General Contractor License in Tennessee

The State of Tennessee established the Board for Licensing Contractors in 1931 as a way to regulate their construction industry. Before a person or business is allowed to perform or contract work on projects worth $25,000 or more, they must hold a general contractor’s license.

Tennessee offers different licensing classifications, depending on the type of business the contractor plans to operate. Contractors have a choice of specializing in residential, commercial or industrial work.  There are also combined licenses which allow contractors to (more…)