Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License

Start the process of becoming a licensed journeyman plumber.

Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters

The Details   of Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License

What you need   for Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License

Journeyman Plumber License Applications must be completed online. Applications mailed to the board will be returned.

To complete an application, enter all required information and upload the following documents: 

  • An Education Verification Form signed by an official at your school.
  • A Statement of Experience Form signed by your supervising master plumber. The Employer’s Statement section cannot be modified after signature.
  • 2x2 Passport-Style Photo.
  • Criminal Offender Record Information Acknowledgement (CORI) Form. The second page of this form must be notarized.

Fees   for Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License

The Board of Examiners collects a non-refundable Application Fee

A separate License Fee is charged to you when you pass the exam. Please be prepared to pay this fee at the test center in order to get your license. You can pay by:

  • Credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover)
  • Money order
  • Cashier's check or company check (made payable to PSI Exams).

Active military members, their spouses & military veterans may qualify for fee-reduction benefits under the Valor Act.

Name Fee Unit
Application Fee $31 each
License Fee $52 each

How to apply   Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License

Online applications can be submitted through the ePLACE portal.

Next steps   for Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License

  1. Get the Board's Approval to Take the Journeyman Plumber Exam

    The Board will review your application and either approve or deny your application to take the exam. If your application is incomplete or you haven't shown the minimum education and work experience requirements, the Board will return your original application, any additional documentation to complete the application and a notice explaining why your application was not approved. Incomplete applications will be kept on file for only 180 days. 

  2. Schedule Your Journeyman Plumber Exam

    If your application is approved, you will be notified of the Board's decision by a third-party testing agency called PSI Exams. Once you're approved to take the Journeyman Plumber exam, you can register online to take the exam at a test site near you.

  3. Take the Exam

    Take the exam at the test site of your choice. After your test, your scores will be available right away. 

    If you don't earn a passing score, you may retake the exam within 12 months of the date your exam application was approved by the Board.

  4. Get your license

    If you pass the Journeyman Plumber examination you can get your license by paying a licensing fee at the test site. 

More info   for Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License

Applicants who began their schooling before September of 2008 should contact the board before submitting an application.

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