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.

Pennsylvania Plumbing License Requirements

Plumbers License Pennsylvania

The State of Pennsylvania Has no plumbing licensing requirement at this time, however, Pennsylvania PHCC is working on this. For public works projects, see the General Services website of the Pennsylvania Department of General Services.

Requirements to Obtaining your License.

A journeyman plumber will still need a journeyman plumbing license in order to work legally. In Pennsylvania, the counties and cities issue journeyman plumbing licenses and the requirements vary. In General the journeman plumber is required to have experience as an apprentice plumber working under the supervision of a licensed master plumber. And will need to continue working under a licensed plumber in order to pass the licensing exam set by your county or city.

How to Get a Journeyman Plumbing License in PA?

While some Pennsylvania businesses may need a local business license or a business permit some Pennsylvania businesses may also need to follow federal licensing requirements. Most Pennsylvania businesses are required to get some sort of operating business license or a business permit from the state or from your corresponding county or city.

Applying to get your License

  • Obtain an apprentice plumber license and complete 3-4 yrs. of employment with a registered master plumber
  • Contact the city or council to register for the journeyman plumber examination

State Licensing and Exams

Licensing and plumbing 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 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.

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