How To Get Your License to Become an HVAC Contractor

Similar to many other trades, a professional apprenticeship, an applicable license and certification are required to be an HVAC contractor, depending on the state you reside in. It is up to you to use the resources provided to find out the specifics for your area. It is customary to complete an exam and have a number of years of work as a responsible apprentice in the field before obtaining a license. This is standard protocol across the industry. In addition, technicians with specialized tasks such as handling hazardous materials must be certified through the EPA. Certification for handling pressurized appliances can require additional certification. These certificates are administered through sanctioned institutions and organizations, and will cover safety and correct handling procedures according to code. These specialized licenses are typically or good for the duration of your career.

Find HVAC licensing requirements by state:

 

Alabama HVAC Contractor License

Alabama Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Alabama is controlled by the Alabama Board ...
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Alaska HVAC Contractor License

Alaska Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Alaska is controlled by the Alaska Department ...
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Arizona HVAC Contractor License

Arizona Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Arizona is controlled by the Arizona Registrar ...
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Arkansas HVAC Contractor License

Arkansas Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Arkansas is controlled by the Arkansas Department ...
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California HVAC Contractor License

California Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in California is controlled by the California Department ...
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Colorado HVAC Contractor License

Colorado Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Colorado is controlled by the Check with ...
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Connecticut HVAC Contractor License

Connecticut Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Connecticut is controlled by the Connecticut Department ...
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Delaware HVAC Contractor License

Delaware Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Delaware is controlled by the Delaware Board ...
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District of Columbia HVAC Contractor License

District of Columbia Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Washington D.C. is controlled by ...
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Florida HVAC Contractor License

Florida Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Florida is controlled by the Florida Department ...
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Georgia HVAC Contractor License

Georgia Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Georgia is controlled by the Georgia Division ...
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Hawaii HVAC Contractor License

Hawaii Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Hawaii is controlled by the Hawaii Department ...
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Idaho HVAC Contractor License

Idaho Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Idaho is controlled by the Idaho Division ...
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Illinois HVAC Contractor License

Illinois Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Illinois is controlled by the Check with ...
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Indiana HVAC Contractor License

Indiana Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Indiana is controlled by the Check with ...
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Iowa HVAC Contractor License

Iowa Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Iowa is controlled by the Iowa Department ...
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Kansas HVAC Contractor License

Kansas Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Kansas is controlled by the local governing ...
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Kentucky HVAC Contractor License

Kentucky Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Kentucky is controlled by the Kentucky Department ...
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Louisiana HVAC Contractor License

Louisiana Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Louisiana is controlled by the Louisiana State ...
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Maine HVAC Contractor License

Maine Licensing Overview for an HVAC Contractor Licensing for an HVAC contractor in Maine is controlled by the local governing ...
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