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. Complete 16-hour pre-license
and take the exam. Select a Responsible Managing Individual to complete the training and exam. Find a list of approved pre-license educators here. Once you have taken the training, you will be directed to take the test from your pre-license training provider.
2. Determine your endorsement type. For more information about endorsement and structure types, click here.
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.