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.

Idaho Plumbing License Requirements

Idaho Plumbers License Requirements

In the state of Idaho a Plumbers License is required to perform any plumbing work inside ID. To become a licensed plumber in Idaho, any business or individual performing work as a plumber is required to pass the Idaho plumbing exam issued by the Idaho Division of Building Safety. The Idaho Plumbing license covers unlimited commercial and residential plumbing but does NOT cover fuel gas or boiler systems.

Division Contact information:

State of Idaho
Division of Building Safety
Plumbing Bureau, Licensing Section
1090 E. Watertower St.
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 334-2183

Requirements for Obtaining a Plumbing Licensing in Idaho

In order to be approved for a journeyman license in the state of Idaho; Any person who, for the purpose of learning the trade of journeyman plumber, engages in the installation, improvement, extension or alteration of plumbing systems while under the constant on-the-job supervision of a qualified journeyman plumber. have to complete the following apprenticeship requirements:

  • four years of schooling
  • 8000 hours supervised work experience
  • successful completion of written and practical journeyman exam

Licensing Requirements for Plumbing Contractor Applicants

Anyone wishing to become a plumbing contractor in the State of Idaho must have their journeyman license at time of application for contractor - Must have worked as a journeyman for 2 ½ years in Idaho to apply for contractor - Must apply, pay the fees, take the Idaho contractor’s examination. Proof of bond will only be required upon successful completion of exam 

Apply to get your Illinois License

Official application forms for the plumbing apprenticeship and the plumber's license exams are available from the Idaho Division of Building Safety website.

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.

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