Plumbing Examination Schedules, Examination/Licensing Information and Applications, and Apprentice Registration

Please note that as of September 1, 2016 the Bureau of Construction Codes will no longer administer the Plumbing Examinations.  Once you have been approved to take the examination, you will be contacted by PSI to schedule your examination date and time at your convenience.  All future examinations will be conducted by PSI at one of the five centers selected by the applicant.  Examinations will be continuously scheduled 6 days a week.

 

NOTICE: ONCE YOUR APPLICATION IS APPROVED YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY A THIRD PARTY TESTING AGENCY (PSI) WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO SCHEDULE YOUR EXAMINATION. ALL EXAMINATION FEES WILL BE PAID TO PSI AT THAT TIME. PLEASE DO NOT SEND PAYMENT TO THE STATE OF MICHIGAN/BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION CODES.
 

Plumbing Apprentice Registration


Qualifications for a Journey Plumber License

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Has not less than 3 years experience as a registered plumbing apprentice in the practical installation of plumbing under the supervision of a licensed authorized master plumber.
  • Must pay the examination fee and pass the examination.
  • Must pay the license fee.


Examination Package for Journey Plumber 

 


Qualifications for a Master Plumber License

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have 4,000 hours experience in work as a journey plumber over a period of not less than 2 years immediately preceding the date of the application.
  • Must pay the examination fee and pass the examination.
  • Must pay the license fee.


Examination Package for Master Plumber 

Examination Package for Plumbing Contractor 

 


                                  2015 Examination Schedules

Examination applications must be in receipt of the division by the application deadline date.

Plumbing Contractor

2016 Exam Dates 

Location 

Application Deadline Date 

 Wednesday, February 24, 2016 

East Lansing 

January 27, 2016 

 Wednesday, June 15, 2016

East Lansing 

May 11, 2016 

 Thursday, July 14, 2016

 Escanaba

June 16, 2016 

 Wednesday, September 28, 2016

East Lansing 

August 31, 2016 

 Wednesday, December 14, 2016 

East Lansing 

November 16, 2016 


Master and Journey Plumber 

2016 Exam Dates 

Location 

Application Deadline Date 

 Wednesday, March 2, 2016 

East Lansing 

February 8, 2016 

 Wednesday, June 8, 2016

East Lansing 

May 11, 2016

 Thursday, July 14, 2016

 Escanaba

June 16, 2016 

 Wednesday, September 21, 2016

East Lansing 

August 24, 2016 

 Wednesday, December 7, 2016

East Lansing 

November 5, 2016 

 

The exam site and parking are accessible. Individuals attending the exam are requested to refrain from using heavily scented personal care products, in order to enhance accessibility for everyone. People with disabilities requiring additional services (such as materials in alternative format) should contact the Licensing Division at 517-241-9316 at least 10 work days before the event. LARA is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Questions regarding licensing requirements or examinations should be directed to the Licensing Division at 517-241-9316.