Here is a list of state licensing departments that may be a resource for you to find out about state licensing requirements for contractors, or help you perform a contractor search to see if a particular company is in good standing.
It should be noted that each state operates differently, and many of them do not require contractor licensing at the state level. Some states regulate general contractors at the city or county level if at all.
Each link listed below should direct you to a state department which may be able to answer specific questions with regard to the states policies pertaining to contractors or help you find out more information about a licensed contractor. Ultimately it is up to you to gather any specific information with regard to the potentially changing laws and departments pertaining to contractors.
* Indicates states where general contractors are likely to be regulated at the city or county level and may need to be verified.
KS | * Kansas
MO | * Missouri
NE | * Nebraska Department of Labor
NY | * New York
This post was revised on June 7, 2017.
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