Plumbers licensing requirements for a journeyman and master plumbers license are usually determined at the state level and the necessary requirements and exams vary in each State. The enforcing & regulating of the state plumbing licensing requirements often fall under individual municipalities. You can check the requirements for the journeyman and master plumber license in a particular State below.


Ohio Plumbing License Requirements

Plumbers License Ohio

Certification & Licensing requirements for plumbers are usually determined at the state level and vary from state to state. Often, the job of enforcing and regulating these requirements falls to individual municipalities. To become a licensed contractor in Ohio, any business or individual performing plumbing work is required to pass a license test issued by the Ohio Department of Commerce - Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board (OCILB).

Requirements to Obtaining a Plumbing License in Ohio

In order to become a licensed plumber in Ohio you will first need to pass the Business and Law Exam which is required to become a licensed plumber in Ohio.

To get the required approval from the State Board applicants should meet the following requisites:

  • Have 5 years experience in the classification desired or have been an engineer with 3 years of experience in construction.
  • A $25.00 license fee, and individuals must also send proof of $500,000 minimum contractor liability insurance.

Work that can be Done Under this License

With a plumbing contractors license in Ohio, the holder of the license is allowed to perform covers plumbing work including:
sanitary drainage, water supply, storm drainage, and natural gas piping and more.

Applying to get your Plumbing License

To apply for a plumbers license in Ohio you have to complete the license application and send it allong with a $25 application fee made payable to the Treasurer, State of Ohio at the address listed below. The license application fee is nonrefundable. Upon receipt of your application, the OCILB will determine if you are eligible to take the examination.

Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board
6606 Tussing Rd.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Fax (614) 728-1200
E-Mail dic.ocilb@com.state.oh.us

Ohio Department of Commerce - Division of Industrial Compliance
Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board

6606 Tussing Road, P.O. Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-9009

Telephone: 614-644-3493

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 the State 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.

External References

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Ohio