Licensing Cost

Here are the approximate costs incurred when applying for your original California Contractors license and when you must pay them.

INITIAL FEES (Pay up front)

  • Our Study Program:  $199.50 (per exam)
  • Application Fee: $330 (pay when submitting the application)

LATER FEES (Pay in approximately 30 days)

  • Fingerprinting (Live Scan): $75

FINAL FEES (Pay in approximately 90 days)

  • Initial License Fee: $200 (PAY AFTER PASSING THE EXAM)
  • $15.000 Contractor’s Bond: $140/yr “Rate depending on credit rating.”
  • Workers Comp Insurance: Sole Owners can elect not to be covered by a policy. However, workers comp insurance is required by law when you have at least one full or part-time employee.

Participation is optional, does not include Tax/Shipping