Pennsylvania Painter License

• 23 June 2021

Pennsylvania Licensing Overview for a Painter

Painter licensing in Pennsylvania is controlled by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

General Guidelines for a Painter in Pennsylvania

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

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a painter license?

You are required to register your business and maintain insurance coverage (general liability and workers’ compensation insurance). Painters who work with lead removal must be licensed by the state through the PA Department of Labor and Industry.

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

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