HVAC Licensing Authorities by State

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Most states do require HVAC technicians to be licensed. There are some exceptions in which case the tech will instead need to be licensed at the municipal or local level. The following is a list of US states and their licensing authorities.

  
Alabama Alabama State Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors
Alaska Regulation of Mechanical Administrators
Arizona Arizona Registrar of Contractors
Arkansas Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Licensing Board
California Contractors State License Board
Colorado State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection
Delaware Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Examiners
District of Columbia Board of Industrial Trades
Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board
Georgia State Construction Industry Licensing Board
Hawaii Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs, Professional and Vocational Licensing
Idaho Divison of Building Safety
Illinois State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Indiana State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Iowa Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board
Kansas State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet, Department of Housing, Buildings & Construction
Louisiana Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
Maine State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Maryland Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors
Massachussets Consumer Protection & Business Licensing
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry
Mississippi State Board of Contractors
Missouri State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Montana State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Nebraska Department of Labor
Nevada State Contractors Board
New Hampshire Department of Safety, Building Safety & Construction
New Jersey State Board of Examiners of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors
New Mexico New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department
New York State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors
North Dakota Secretary of State
Ohio Department of Commerce
Oklahoma Construction Industries Board
Oregon Construction Contractors Board
Pennsylvania State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, Workforce Regulation and Safety
South Carolina Residential Builders Commission
South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Board
South Dakota State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Tennessee Board for Licensing Contractors
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Vermont State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.
Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Board for Contractors
Washington Department of Labor & Industries
West Virginia Division of Labor Contractor Licensing
Wisconsin License, Permit and Registration Services
Wyoming State licensing not required. Local licensing may be.

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