First, do you need a license?
law requires anyone who works for compensation in any construction activity
involving improvements to real property to be licensed. Learn more.
1. Determine the type(s) of
you will work on.
This tells you what type of
license endorsement you will need.
2. Complete pre-license
and take the test.
Select a Responsible Managing
Individual to complete the prerequisite training and test. Find a list of approved pre-license educators here. Click here to schedule your test.
3. File your corporation,
LLC, and/or assumed business name.
File with the Oregon
Secretary of State, Corporation Division or call 503-986-2200. For more information about setting up your business, click
4. Submit a CCB surety
in the required amount(s).
Find your proper bond amount.
5. Provide proof of general liability insurance in the
Make sure it names
Construction Contractors Board as the Certificate Holder.