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CSLB License Continuance

License Continuance

Do you need to apply for a license continuance with the Contractors State License Board in California? There are times when a license continuance is needed, especially when a licensee of a sole ownership license has passed away.  The spouse or immediate family member can request the license continuance to keep the business in operation …

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How to fill out the CSLB License Application Section 4

How to fill out the CSLB License Application Pages 2-4

Section 4 On this page will be listed any officers, managers/members, partners, or limited partners that are not acting as the license qualifier that is listed in Section 3 on page 1 of the application. As I mentioned in my Page 1 outline, all officers or managers/members who are listed on the corporation or LLC …

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How to fill out the CSLB license application Page 1

How to fill out the CSLB License Application Page 1

Section 1 The first question you must answer is, what is my business name?  The second question is, which relates to the first question, what type of business entity will I be? Let’s take the first question. A business name can be your personal name or a fictitious business name (FBN), also referred to as …

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CSLB Criminal Conviction Rules

CSLB Criminal Conviction Rules

Do you have a recent conviction and want to know how the CSLB criminal conviction rules affect you? The CSLB states: “Applicants with criminal convictions are not automatically denied licensure, as each application is reviewed individually based on the applicable sections of law. When reviewing criminal convictions, CSLB considers factors such as the nature and …

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Battery Energy Storage Systems BESS

Battery Energy Storage System Workshop

Information below about the CSLB’s upcoming Battery Energy Storage System Workshop.   Also provided below are some Q&A’s about who can and cannot perform work involving BESS.   CSLB will hold an online battery energy storage system (BESS) workshop on Friday, September 17, 2021, from 3 to 4 p.m., to address application or scope of work/classification questions. …

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CSLB Fingerprinting Status Update

Contractors License Fingerprint Status

Did you know that you can check your contractors license fingerprint status online? The California Attorney General’s office has created a website were you can find out where your fingerprints are in the process. Click here to get an update on your print progress.

Adding Officers To A Contractors License

Adding or Updating Personnel to Your CA Contractors License

Are you adding or updating personnel to your CA contractors license?  Have the officers, managers, or members of your corporation or LLC changed? If yes, you need to update the Contractors State License Board immediately. All too often do I come across applications* that need to be signed by a current officer listed on a …

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Battery Energy Storage Systems

CSLB Announces Contractor Classifications Authorized to Install Battery Energy Storage Systems   On July 27, 2021, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB or Board) held a public meeting to review, discuss, and take action on the June 30, 2021 Battery Energy Storage Systems License Classification Report issued by the University of California (UC) Berkeley. As part of the …

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C-10 Meter Service Provider

C-10 Meter Service Provider Certification

Are you a C-10 contractor in California and need a Meter Service Provider certification? Here is the information and steps you’ll need to take. All non-utility MSPs shall be required to submit a written application to the Commission requesting “Provisional MSP Certification”. The Provisional MSP Certification will be granted to persons or entities who possess …

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B-2 Contractor Remodeling License

New B-2 Residential Remodeling Contractors License Exam Prep Course

The New B-2 Residential Remodeling Contractors License Exam Prep Course has just been released! Click here to purchase this new exam course! If you’d like to apply for the B-2 classification, click here for my Application Preparation Services.

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B-2 CSLB Classification Countdown

Apply for the B-2 Now!

Now is the time to get your B-2 application prepared and signed for Tuesdays (6/1/2021) launch of the new classification. The B-2 is a huge milestone for licensed contractors. This classification will allow so many people to become licensed and compete for projects over the $499.99 limit. Don’t wait! Get your app ready to submit …

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CSLB License Renewal

Submit Your Renewals On-Time

Keeping your license in an active status does take some work on your part, so you must do what you can to submit your renewals on-time. Not just your license renewal, but your LLC General Liability policy, your Workers Comp policy, and/or your bonds. Don’t assume that the cslb is going to send you a …

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cslb B-2 press release

B-2 Classification Release Date

CSLB Makes New B-2 License Available Press Release from the CSLB 4/29/2021 SACRAMENTO – On June 1, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) will begin accepting applications for the new B-2 Residential Remodeling Classification. This classification is available to licensees and applicants whose principal contracting business involves working on existing homes with residential wood frame structures which require at …

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Contractors License Guru Reviews

Awesome Review!

Just thought I’d share with you an awesome review I received today. Mr. Guru I want to tell you a big thank you to all the knowledge and help you have provided me throughout the journey of getting my c-36. I did tons and tons of research and have friends who went to different “contractors …

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License Guru Exam Prep eBook

License Guru Exam Prep Course in eBook Form

The License Guru is now offering the industries leading contractors license exam prep course in eBook form! The eBook includes everything in our complete kit. You can select just your trade or law & business, or both! The kit will include:12 months of 24/7 access to: eBook version of the written Trade and/or Law & …

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B-2 Update

Hot off the presses! The new, highly anticipated, B-2 classification is still on track to be released on August 1st!! Who’s excited? Raise your hand!

CSLB Exam What to Expect

Do you have a CSLB exam coming up? Here’s what can you expect when you arrive on your test day. Do you need exam prep materials that are proven to help you pass? Click here to find the right prep course for you.

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