The corporation has not requested a waiver under
this subdivision within the past five years.
For purposes of this section, employees of a corporation
shall include, but not be limited to, the officers of a corporation.
Waiver of Examination
Notwithstanding Section 7065, the registrar
may waive the examination for a contractor's license if the applicant
has previously held a valid contractor's license in this state and
has been acting the capacity of a contractor for the United States
government in a position exempt from licensure under this chapter.
Board Rule 7065.3
- Trade Exam Waiver (No Test)
Upon a conclusive showing by a licensee that he or she possesses
experience satisfactory to the registrar in the classification applied
for, an additional classification may be added, without further
examination, under all of the following conditions:
(a) For five of the seven years immediately
preceding the application, the qualifying individual of the licensee
has been listed as a member of the personnel of any licensee whose
license was active and in good standing, and who during the period
listed on a license was actively engaged in the licensee’s
(b) The qualifying individual for the applicant
has had within the last 10 years immediately preceding the filing
of the application, not less than four years experience as a journeyman,
foreman, supervising employee or contractor in the classification
within which the licensee intends to engage in the additional classification
as a contractor.
(c) The application is, as determined by the
registrar, for a classification which is closely related to the
classification or classifications in which the licensee is licensed,
or the qualifying individual is associated with a licensed general
engineering contractor or licensed general building contractor and
is applying for a classification which is a significant component
of the licensed contractor’s construction business as determined
by the registrar. This section shall not apply to an applicant who
is licensed solely within the limited-specialty classifications.