Kansas currently does not require a Contractor License in order to do construction work inside the state of Kansas. Depending on the city in which you work/plan to work in you will need to obtain a local plumbing license. The individual registered plumber is licensed by the city or county. Kansas has adopted the International Plumbing Code established by the International Code Council.
Requirements to Obtaining a Plumbing License.
To obtain a plumbing contractor license in Johnson County, Overland Park , Topeka, Wichita and other local areas applicants will require a digital photo and a copy of your ID or driver's license. If you want to get a business license, you must show good standing in the state of Kansas as well.
Class DP Plumbing Contractor License
In Overland Park /Johnson County the Class DP Plumbing License shall entitle the holder thereof to perform only plumbing services. You can submit your application to the Johnson County Contractor Licensing Division.
Board of County Commissioners Johnson County
Kansas c/o Contractor Licensing
111 South Cherry Street, Room 1000
Olathe, Kansas 66061-3486;
Plumbing Apprenticeship Requirements
You will want to research apprenticeship jobs in your area. applicants are encouraged to visit their local Workforce Center during the application period to fill out the application. Applicants will need to bring the requirements with them when they go to fill out the application.
Plumbing Trade Schools in Kansas
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66210
North Central Kansas Technical College
PO Box 507
3033 US HWY 24
Beloit, Kansas 67420
Stake of Kansas License Testing
IAPMO is proud to offer license testing for plumbing and mechanical professionals in Kansas. IAPMO is partnered with Local 441 in Wichita, Kansas for Journeyman and Master Plumbing and Mechanical License testing for UA members and non-members and the examination fee is $125.
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.