In the State of Delaware a plumbing license is required for any person, corporation, partnership or other entity that is engaged in plumbing or performing plumbing installations, unless you work only on your own residence or agricultural buildings. In order to get an application for an DE Plumbers License, you should contact the Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Examiners.
Requirements for a Delaware Plumbing License
The statutory requirements for a license as a journeyman plumber license and Supervised Work Experience License are set by the Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Examiners.
Applicants for a Journeyman Plumbing License with a "Journeyman Certificate" from an approved plumbing apprenticeship program have to show a copy of the certificate and be able to provide verification for at least two years of supervised work experience.
Applicants for a Supervised Work Experience License applying for a plumbing license need to have at least 7 years experience performing plumbing services under the supervision of a licensed plumber and have passed the Apprenticeship-By-Pass Exam.
A Master Plumber can design, install, construct, replace, service, repair, alter, or modify the pipes, fixtures, and other apparatus used for bringing the water supply into a building and removing liquid and water-carried wastes from a building. A Master Plumber can also install and connect gas piping.
Apply to get an DE State Plumbing License
You can apply for a journeyman or supervised work experience license, by contacting the Delaware Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Examiners. Submit a complete and notarized application form together with the non-refundable application fee made payable to "State of Delaware."
Division of Professional Regulation
Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Examiners
861 Silver Lake Boulevard
Canon Building, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
The examinations are given the first Saturday in February, May, August and November by:
1260 Energy Lane
St. Paul, MN 55108
State Licensing and Exams
Licensing and certification requirements for plumbers are usually determined at the state level and tend to vary slightly from state to state. Often, the job of enforcing and regulating these requirements falls to individual municipalities. To check the requirements for a plumbing license in a particular state select your location on our Plumbing Licensing requirements page.
If you need more informations on passing the journeyman plumbing exams then perhaps you might want to read:
How To Do The Plumber Journeyman Exam to help you get started as an apprentice plumber or journeyman plumber.