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Apply for a Master Plumber License

Take the next step in your career. Apply for your Master Plumber License.

Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters

The Details of Apply for a Master Plumber License

What you need for Apply for a Master Plumber License

Master 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: 

  • Statement of Experience and Education Verification Form completed with your Journeyman Plumber License Number, signed by an official at your school and signed by your plumbing instructor.
  • Criminal Offender Record Information Acknowledgement (CORI) Form. The second page of this form must be notarized.
  • 2x2 Passport-Style Photo

Fees for Apply for a Master 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 $78 each

How to apply Apply for a Master Plumber License

Online applications can be submitted through the ePLACE portal.

Next steps for Apply for a Master Plumber License

  1. Get the Board's Approval to Take the Master 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. Register for the Master Plumber's 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 Master 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 Master Plumber examination you can get your license by paying a licensing fee at the test site. 

Contact for Apply for a Master Plumber License

Address
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118
Online
To receive instructions on conducting common board transactions, email the address below. This is an unmonitored email address. Please do not send any documentation to this email address: Email Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters at Plumbingboard.info@mass.gov
Fax
(617) 727-0139
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