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Business and contractor licenses often require the designation of a person responsible for the business' or contractors' compliance with the licensing requirements. Businesses and contractors that change their responsible person must notify us of the change and submit the required documentation to designate a new person.


Electrical contractor

The new responsible Class A master electrician must complete and submit the Certificate of Responsible Licensed Individual Master Electrician form before the designation will take effect. The designation must be submitted within 30 days after the previous designated responsible person left employment or ceased being the responsible electrician.

Elevator contractor 

The new responsible master elevator constructor must complete and submit the Certificate of Responsible Licensed Individual Master Elevator Constructor form before the designation will take effect. The designation must be submitted within 30 days after the previous designated responsible person left employment or ceased being the responsible electrician.

High-pressure-piping business

The licensed high-pressure-piping business must notify us in writing of a change in its licensed contracting pipefitter within 30 days after the previous designated responsible contracting pipefitter left employment or ceased being the responsible contracting pipefitter. The notice must include the business license number, name and address and the licensed contracting pipefitter's legal name and license number.

Manufactured home installer

A licensed business that changes its qualifying person must submit a Change of Qualifying Person Designation Packet for an individual before the change in qualifying person will take effect. The business has 120 days from when the previous qualifying person ceased being the qualifying person to designate a new qualifying person. If the new qualifying person took their exams with PearsonVue prior to Jan. 1, 2013, they must submit the original exam results with this packet. Read more about exam requirements.

Plumbing contractor

A plumbing contractor that changes the designated responsible master plumber, restricted master plumber or certified pipe layer must submit an Application to Change Responsible Licensed or Certified Person before the change will be reflected on the filing of the plumbing contractor code compliance bond.

Residential building contractor

A licensed business that changes its qualifying person must submit a Change of Qualifying Person Designation Packet for an individual before the change in qualifying person will take effect. The licensed business has 120 days from the date the previous qualifying person ceased being the qualifying person to designate a new qualifying person. If the new qualifying person took their exams with PearsonVue prior to Jan. 1, 2013, they must submit the original exam results with this packet. Read more about exam requirements.

Residential remodeler

A licensed business that changes its qualifying person must submit a Change of Qualifying Person Designation Packet for an individual before the change in qualifying person will take effect. The licensed business has 120 days from the date the previous qualifying person ceased being the qualifying person to designate a new qualifying person. If the new qualifying person took their exams with PearsonVue prior to Jan. 1, 2013, they must submit the original exam results with this packet. Read more about exam requirements.

Residential roofer

A licensed business that changes its qualifying person must submit a Change of Qualifying Person Designation Packet for an individual before the change in qualifying person will take effect. The licensed business has 120 days from the date the previous qualifying person ceased being the qualifying person to designate a new qualifying person. If the new qualifying person took their exams with PearsonVue prior to Jan. 1, 2013, they must submit the original exam results with this packet. Read more about exam requirements.

Technology system contractor

The new responsible power limited technician must complete and submit the Certificate of Responsible Licensed Individual Power Limited Technician form before the designation will take effect. The designation must be submitted within 30 days after the previous designated responsible person left employment or ceased being the responsible power limited technician.

Water conditioning contractor

A bonded water conditioning contractor who changes the designated responsible licensed water conditioning contractor must submit an Application to Change Responsible Licensed Person before the change will be reflected on the filing of the water conditioning contractor bond.