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To renew your license, click onto Trade Licensing Renewal.

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Trade Licensing information

  
  The following is the complete exam schedule and related material for the following trades:

  • Stationary Engineer
  • Crane Operator
  • Electrician
  • Elevator
  • Journeyman Plumber
  • Mason Contractor

Please Note: certain First-time Licensing Applicants will be Processed by Continental Testing Services.

    
Crane Operator Written Exam Schedule    
Exam Date: June 7, 2014
Deadline: May 2, 2014

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Mason Contractor Exam Schedule    
Exam Date: June 7, 2014
Deadline: May 2, 2014
 
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Plumbing Practical Exam Schedule    
Exam Date: August 2, 2014 
Deadline:    July 3, 2014

Journeyman Plumber Written Exam Schedule  
Exam Date: June 7, 2014 
Deadline: May 2, 2014


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Stationary Engineer Exam Schedule'

Exam Date: July 12, 2014
Deadline:  June 13, 2014

      

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Supervising Electricians Exam Schedule

Exam Date: November 8, 2014 
Deadline:  October 10, 2014



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Supervising Elevator Mechanic's Exam Schedule  

Exam Date: June 7, 2014
Deadline: May 2, 2014

 

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Renewing Plumbing Contractor License

 

1)   Bond

If you are renewing the same bond, email it to DOBlicense@cityofchicago.org. You must include your license number in your email.

 

2)  New Bonds

If you have a new bond number, please mail the original bond that has a raised seal or gold seal to:

City of Chicago, Dept of Buildings
Bureau of Licensing
120 N. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

In both cases the bond will be entered into the Bureau of Licensing computer no later then 4:30 pm on the date it is received.

 

2)   Paying for the License

Chicago Journeyman/Chicago Plumbing Contractor – the day after your bond is received you must renew online by going to the Trade Licensing Renewal with Instructions page.

 

 3) For a 058 Plumbing Contractor

The day after your bond is received, please call (312) 743 9061 to pay with a credit card.

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