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How to Obtain a Contractor License

The Minnesota Contractor Licensing Process: A Step-By-Step Guide

 

Step 1:  Register for the How to Pass the Minnesota Contractor Licensing Exam® Course

To register, simply call Kaplan at 1-888-523-1020, or order online

*Attendance of this course is not a prerequisite to take the MN Residential Contractor Exam.

 

Step 2:  Register for Your Minnesota Residential Contractor Exam

The exam you will be registering for is the MN Residential Contractor Exam. See the About the Exam page for more information.

 

Step 3:  Attend How to Pass the Minnesota Contractor Licensing Exam

Professionals take How to Pass the Minnesota Contractor Licensing Exam course for exam preparation because of our comprehensive, organized materials; our clear, concise instruction; our great classrooms; and our convenient scheduling.

*Attendance of this course is not a prerequisite to take the MN Residential Contractor Exam.

 

Step 4:  Take the Exam

Remember to bring two forms of ID (one must be a government-issued photo ID), and the confirmation number provided when test registration was made. You will not be allowed to bring your own copy of the International Residential Code into the exam with you; however, you will be provided with a copy of the book at the testing center.

 

Step 5: Apply for Your License

Your license application must include your exam results as well as proof of required insurance and applicable fees.