Utah Plumbing License Requirements


Inside the state of Utah all plumbing, electrical, and HVAC work performed by a Journeyman plumber or master plumbers requires a Utah state plumbing license issued by the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. To become a licensed plumbing contractor, candidates are required to pass the Utah plumber exam.

State of Utah Plumbing License Requirements

You want to become a licensed plumber in the state of Utah? Meeting the requirements for a plumber’s license means new opportunities and a competitive salary in Utah’s plumbing and HVAC industry.

We’ve pieced together a small guide on how to become a licensed plumber in Utah. Starting as a journeyman plumber to eventually become a master plumbers. Feel free to check out the requirements you need to meet in order to become Utah state licensed.

Master Plumbers License

A master plumber is defined as a licensed person with the required training, experience, technical knowledge, and qualifications to supervise other individuals in the plumbing industry and organize and implement projects.

Must be currently licensed as a Journeyman Plumber in Utah or another state and must have held the Journeyman license for at least two years and have at least two years of supervisory experience as a journeyman plumber.

Journeyman Plumber License

A journeyman plumber is defined as a licensed individual with the required training, experience, technical knowledge, and qualifications to work in the plumbing industry.

Must have proof that the applicant is a citizen or national of the United States, or an alien lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work lawfully in the United States. Proof must be provided with application. candidate must complete an approved apprentice program with at least 8,000 hours of training under the supervision of a master or journeyman plumber in no less than 4 years time.

Applying for a UT Plumbers License

Application form can be obtained from the division of occupational and professional licensing in Utah.

To apply for license, please contact the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing or download an application form from the website.

Apprentice Plumber Application Form (DOPL)
Journeyman Plumber Application Form (DOPL)
Master Plumber Application form (DOPL)

For general licensing questions call or email:

Utah Department of Commerce
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Phone: (801) 530-6628
Phone: (866) 275-3675 Toll-Free in Utah
Email: b5@utah.gov

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 information 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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