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Current Operations As of June 29, 2020

OFFICES ARE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Beginning June 15, 2020, the Henderson and Reno offices of the Nevada State Contractors Board will provide limited in-person services by appointment only.  Due to the COVID -19 restrictions and precautions, the Board will require all customers visiting our offices to wear face masks.  Additionally, to maintain social distance requirements, the Board will not be accepting any walk-in visits.

If you believe an in-person visit is required to resolve your matter, contact your assigned investigator or license analyst directly.

The Board will not accept any appointments for services that can be completed online, electronically,  or mailed to one of our offices.

CONTRACTORS BOARD CONTINUES PROVIDING ALL SERVICES WITH MINOR LIMITATIONS

The Nevada State Contractors Board is pleased to provide all of its services to customers in need during the Emergency Declaration order.  This includes all services regarding new applications; existing licenses or license changes; filing and investigation of licensed and unlicensed complaints; and other administrative services. Current limitations include restricted public access to office buildings, suspension of in-person jobsite meetings for investigations, and some processing delays given reduced staff availability. 

The Board continues to hold its regular meetings and hearings online.  Agendas and subscription services can be accessed at: http://www.nvcontractorsboard.com/#agenda.

Below is information on how best to contact the Board, as well as noteworthy updates to specific operations of the Board.

MAIN CONTACTCustomerService@nscb.state.nv.us or 702-486-1100 (So. NV); 775-688-1141 (No. NV)

SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS: Documents can be submitted to either office for processing.

HARD COPY:

Documents can be placed in hard copy form in the designated and secure “Drop Box” outside each office main entrance between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Drop Box is monitored regularly throughout the day to retrieve documents. Only check payments should be included.

MAIL:

Documents can be mailed to either office location:
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200, Henderson, NV 89074
5390 Kietzke Lane, Suite 102, Reno, NV 89511

E-MAIL:

CustomerService@nscb.state.nv.us

FINGERPRINTS:

We have been informed that there are still locations open to complete fingerprint capture that will be practicing social distancing and have limited availability. Fingerprint locations throughout Nevada: https://rccd.nv.gov/FeesForms/Fingerprints/

LICENSE RENEWALS: License renewals are being processed daily. Pursuant to Declaration of Emergency Directive 009, as of licenses set to expire as of March 12, 2020 will be granted a 90-day extension if required by the licensee with no penalty. 

RENEWAL OPTIONS:

  • ONLINE (preferred):  Access login and account registration information from the “online license renewal” tab on the board’s website.
  • MAIL:  Mail your completed renewal form and fee to one of the Board’s offices.
  • DROP OFF:  Place your completed renewal form and fee in the “Drop Box” outside of the main office entrance.

CHANGE OF QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL APPLICATIONS: Pursuant to Declaration of Emergency Directive 009, licensees that provide timely notice of the termination of their qualified individual in accordance with NRS 624.285(1), and have an application pending to replace the qualified individual can be provided an extension up to 60-days to replace the qualified individual. 

EXAMINATIONS: PSI owned and operated test centers in the United Stated were reopened on May 1, 2020 based on allowance, and in compliance with restrictions for operating under social distancing and health requirement. If you were scheduled to take an exam with PSI, but have been unable to due to closure of the testing facility, please visit PSI’s website to schedule your exam: https://candidate.psiexams.com/

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is my business considered “essential” under the Governor’s order?

Is NSCB extending deadlines or waiving fees?

  • The Board will be extending deadlines to comply with impacted exam or other application requirements as a result of the Board’s temporary office limitations. Information will be communicated to affected customers once a new deadline has been determined.
  • All applicable fees remain in effect; however, the Board is temporarily suspending penalties associated with late renewal for licenses expiring after March 31, 2020.

What online services are available?

  • LICENSE SEARCH
    Check the status of a contractor’s license, including disciplinary action. Search for licensed contractors by county and classification.
  • LICENSING FORMS
    Immediate access to forms and applications regarding new contractor’s licenses, license change needs, bond requirements, indemnification, limit increases, and all other licensing needs.
  • COMPLAINT FORMS
    Download and complete complaint forms against licensed or unlicensed contractors.
  • ONLINE LICENSE RENEWAL
    You are encouraged to renew your contractor’s license online. You will find login and account registration instructions on the “Online License Renewal” tab of the Board’s website.

Are there current guidelines for construction worker safety related to COVID-19?

Yes.  Safety guidance and recommendations have been provided to the construction industry by Nevada’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Nevada Department of Health and Human Services; as well as directives from Governor Sisolak and national health organizations.

What resources are available for employers during the pandemic?

Link to Governor Sisolak’s Declaration of Emergency Directives

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How to Become a Licensed Contractor

Thank you for your interest in becoming a licensed Nevada contractor.  The following information will provide you with a resource of information for applying for a Nevada contractor’s license. 

It may be helpful to start by reviewing and printing the New License Application Form.

You may also attend our FREE Business Assistance Program to learn key requirements for licensure and other helpful tips. This site offers an online video and downloadable reference guide for those who are unable to attend in-person.

The video found below is another great resource to guide you through the application and will provide you with helpful information needed when starting the process of applying for a license in Nevada.

Please review the Rules, Regulations and Statutes to learn and understand Nevada Law, Required Disclosures, Pool and Spa Laws and Regulations and to view the Reference Guide for the Nevada Design & Construction Industry.

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Online License Renewal

Renewing your contractor’s license online is quick and convenient.

If you are a fist time user, create your online account using the Online License Renewal Login link to the right, then select Create Account and follow the prompts. You will need the online registration ID located in the upper right-hand corner of your renewal form.

If you already have an account, use the Online License Renewal Login link and enter your account email address and password.

For assistance creating your online account or renewing your contractor’s license, contact Araceli Martinez, our online expert at (775) 850-7818.

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