Nebraska Painter License

• 18 April 2020

Nebraska Licensing Overview for a Painter

Licensing for a painter in Nebraska is controlled by the Nebraska Department of Labor.

General Guidelines for a Painter in Nebraska

Specific requirements to perform painter services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your locality’s rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a painter license?

If you are doing business in the state and the county has a population of more than 100,000, you need to obtain a license.

• You are required to get a Surety Bond if the project is valued at $2,500 or more
• Proof of General Liability insurance
• You need Workers Compensation insurance if you have employees

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

Nebraska Department of Labor

What are some training programs available for a painter?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

License expired annually

What are fees associated with licensing?


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