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  • Arizona Carpentry (CR-7)

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Requirements To Complete

About This License

CR-7
This license covers the following work:

  • This classification allows the licensee to install or repair rough carpentry, finish carpentry, hardware, millwork, metal studs, and metal doors or door frames.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • 4 years of experience is required.
  • Please note that the Arizona Statutes and Rules Exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license.
  • Workers compensation insurance is required if you employ at least 1 person.

Must carry a Bond (Commercial)

  • If your Estimated Annual Volume (Per License Category) is less than $150,000 your current bond will need to be $2,500
  • If your Estimated Annual Volume (Per License Category) is $150,000 or more but less than $500,000 your bond as of July 1st 2014 will be $7,000
  • If your Estimated Annual Volume (Per License Category) is $500,000 or more but less than $1,000,000 your bond as of July 1st 2014 will be $17,500
  • If your Estimated Annual Volume (Per License Category) is $1,000,000 or more but less than $5,000,000 your bond as of July 1st 2014 will be $25,000
  • If your Estimated Annual Volume (Per License Category) is $5,000,000 or more but less than $1,000,000 your bond as of July 1st 2014 will be $37,500

Applying For Your License

To apply, contact the Arizona Registrar of Contractors at 1-602-542-1525. Licenses are good for 2 years. Licenses are generally granted within 40-60 days.

  • Application fee is $650

If you need assistance with the application process, @ Home Prep- a division of Stautzenberger College can help you by saving you time and money. With our years of experience, we can quickly and accurately submit your application to your state.

Exam Details

  • The fee for the exam is $66 when taking 1 portion or $116 when taking 2 portions (business management and the trade).
  • The exam has 60 questions and a time limit of 150 minutes.
  • A 70% is required to pass.
  • Topics on the exam include Rough Carpentry, Finish Carpentry, Plans and Materials, and Safety.
  • Examinations can be scheduled through PSI by calling 1-800-733-9267.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are recommended to study for the examination. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

The following references ARE PERMITTED to be used during the exam.

  • OSHA Part 1926
  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code

The following references ARE NOT PERMITTED to be used during the exam.

  • Carpentry and Building Construction
  • Finish Carpenter's Manual
  • The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction

Exam Review Education

The program takes you through each one of the reference books allowed into the exam, showing you exactly what to highlight. After your highlighting is completed with each book, you have the option take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented.

Continuing Education

None

Reciprocity Agreement

None

How It Works

1

Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

4

Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.