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Tennessee General Contractor(NASCLA)

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  • All the books the your NASCLA Exam and Tennessee Business Law
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    State Requirements & Application

    * A Tennessee contractor's license is required when the total cost or contract amount is $25,000 or more.

    Monetary limits for each license as follows:

    * 10 times working capital OR 10 times net worth – whichever is LESS

    * If the requested monetary limit is $3,000,000 or less, a reviewed financial statement is required.

    * If the requested monetary limit is greater than $3,000,000 an audited financial statement is required.

    * A Tennessee contractor's license is not granted solely on meeting one requirement. All requirements must be met (exams, financials, experience, etc) and all information submitted is considered

    Review Updated TN Financials Here

    Board Contact Information:

    Board for Licensing Contractors
    4th Floor, Davy Crockett Tower
    500 James Robertson Pkwy.
    Nashville, TN 37243-1150

    Phone: 800.544.7693
    Website:
    https://www.tn.gov/commerce/regboards/contractors.html

    Fees: The application fee for a new contractor license is $250. To obtain a license application and other forms for Tennessee go to https://apps.tn.gov/licenses-app/view?id=1026

    Test Information

    Test Information This test covers information in the 12 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 23 book set shown below the following chart.
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    Exam Information
    Exam Fee $130
    Number of Questions 115
    Passing Score 70% or 81 Questions
    Time Limit 330 Minutes

    Subject Area Number of Questions
    General Requirements 25
    Site Construction
    15
    Concrete 6
    Masonry
    4
    Metals 6
    Wood 5
    Thermal and Moisture Protection 5
    Doors, Windows, and Glazing 4
    Finishes 5
    Mechanical and Plumbing Systems 6
    Electrical Systems 3
    Procurement and Contracting Requirements 31

    Reciprocity

    Tennessee has established reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

    The NASCLA exam serves as your trades exam in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia.

    Permitted Work

    With this license you may bid on and build all types of buildings in TN except residential structures.