The Nebraska Contractor Registration Act requires contractors and subcontractors doing business in Nebraska to register with the Nebraska Department of Labor.

Application for registration and information may be obtained from:

Nebraska Department of Labor
Labor Law/Contractor Registration
550 So. 16th Street, 3rd Floor
Lincoln, NE  68508
Phone:  (402) 471-2239
Fax:  (402) 471-5039

Include the $40 registration fee

All contractors with 1 or more employees must provide a current Workers’ Compensation Certification of Insurance.

Also contact your county or local municipality for local regulations.

No, not at this time

No, not at this time. You will receive a renewal letter from the Department of Labor with instructions to enter your Registration Number and Voucher Number with the state. Renewal is annually. Renewal fee: $40.


Contractors must register. A contractor is any person who engages in the business of construction and includes subcontractors, general contractors, and any other person arranging for the performance of work on real property.

Out-of-state Contractors will need to provide in-state contact information for Registered Agent – a person or entity designed to receive important tax or other legal documents on behalf of the company. The Registered Agent must be located and available at a legal address within the specified jurisdiction at all time.

  • Information Last Updated: 04/2020
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