What Does it Take to Become a Minnesota Building Contractor?

Published on January 28, 2019 by Brenda Forton

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The Construction Industry is experiencing an increase in activity. But, the number of workers needed to accommodate this boom in building are in very short supply. Now is the time to get your Minnesota Building Contractor License!

Who needs a Minnesota Residential Building and Remodelers or Roofers license?

All building contractors and remodelers who contract with a homeowner to construct or improve dwellings by offering more than one special skill must be licensed. Owners working on their own property must also be licensed if they build or remodel for the sole purpose of speculation or resale.

What are the steps in obtaining a Minnesota Builders or Remodelers license?

  • Step #1:  Pass both parts (Business/Law and Trades) of the Minnesota Contractor, Remodeler or Roofers License This is a 110-question test that includes Business and Trades questions.
  • Step #2:  Apply to the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for a license.
  • Step #3: Get the proper insurance.

About the State Exam:

The exam consists of 110 multiple choice questions; 60 questions on construction and 50 questions on business/law. You must get at least 77 answers correct. Applicants are given four hours in which to complete the exam. This exam is divided into two sections; the first deals primarily with construction-related matters and the second covers issues relating to running a construction business. A copy of the State Building Code will be provided for reference during the exam.

When will I find out if I’ve passed the State Exam?

You will be given the results (pass/fail) approximately two weeks after you have taken the State Exam. NOTE:  If you receive a failure notice, you must wait 30 days to reschedule. This thirty-day timeline begins from the date you received notification.

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Be your own boss in a time where your career choice is in high demand. Don’t waste time and money, use a proven exam prep course, pass that exam get started on your future career as a Minnesota Contractor, Remodeler or Roofer today!

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