California Licensing Overview for a Painter
Licensing for a painter in California is overseen by the California Contractors State License Board.
General Guidelines for a Painter in California
Specific requirements to perform painter services can generally be used as a guideline, but always check your local rules and regulations as well.
Who’s allowed to perform these services?
General requirements for a painter license?
- Show proof of at least 4 years of experience within the last 10 years as a journeyman, supervisor, foreman, or contractor in the location where you are applying.
- Take the C-33 exam for painters.
- Show proof of a Surety Bond of at least $15,000.
- Show proof of Workers’ Compensation (if you have employees).
What’s the state licensing site for a painter?
What are some training programs available for a painter?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
Check with local governing body for updated details.
What are fees associated with licensing?