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Renew a Plumber, Gas Fitter, or Liquified Petroleum Installer License

Learn how to renew your license
Licenses are eligible for renewal on February 1st of every even-numbered year. The deadline for application submission is May 1st of the same year.

Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters

The Details of Renew a Plumber, Gas Fitter, or Liquified Petroleum Installer License

What you need for Renew a Plumber, Gas Fitter, or Liquified Petroleum Installer License

Renewal applications must be submitted online. Applications mailed to the board will be returned. 

Journeyman and Master Plumber Licensees: 

12 hours of approved continuing education courses for plumbers with an approved provider.

Journeyman and Master Gas Fitter Licensees; Liquefied Petroleum Gas Installer Licensees:

6 hours of approved continuing education courses for gas fitters or undiluted liquefied petroleum gas installers with an approved provider.

Visit our Continuing Education page for more information.

Fees for Renew a Plumber, Gas Fitter, or Liquified Petroleum Installer License

The Board of Examiners collects a non-refundable renewal fee. 

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

Name Fee Unit
Plumber Apprentice Renewal $40 each
Plumber Journeyman Renewal $52 each
Plumber Master Renewal $78 each
Corporation or Partnership Renewal $225 each
Gas Fitter Apprentice Renewal $40 each
Gas Fitter Journeyman Renewal $52 each
Gas Fitter Master Renewal $97 each
Liquified Petroleum Installer Renewal $66 each
Limited Liquified Petroleum Installer Renewal $52 each
Late Fee for all Renewals (Received after May 1st) $57 each

How to apply Renew a Plumber, Gas Fitter, or Liquified Petroleum Installer License

Renewal Applications must be submitted Online. For instructions and a link to the online portal, see here.

If you need to look-up your Authorization Code and Record ID, use this page.

More info for Renew a Plumber, Gas Fitter, or Liquified Petroleum Installer License

If your license is not available for renewal in EPlace during the renewal period, even if your license is correctly linked to your EPlace account, this may be due to a Department of Revenue hold. You may check your status with the Department of Revenue at this link. If you have no outstanding business with the Department of Revenue and your license is still not available for renewal, please contact the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters.

Contact for Renew a Plumber, Gas Fitter, or Liquified Petroleum Installer 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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