Allows contractor to advertise, offer to do work, submit a bid, engage in, conduct, or carry on the business of constructing, altering or repairing structures. Also required for consulting on construction projects, developing, improving, moving or demolishing real property, installing cabinets, removing trees, flipping homes, and other activities described in the WAC. Provides surety bond for customers.
It is the purpose of this chapter (RCW 18.27.140) to afford protection to the public including all persons, firms, and corporations furnishing labor, materials, or equipment to a contractor from unreliable, fraudulent, financially irresponsible, or incompetent contractors.
$117.90 - Application
$117.90 - Renewal
$55.70 - Reinstatement if registration is suspended mid-registration
Complete packet that includes the application, bond or assignment of savings account, insurance, and fee. The application must be notarized (can get notarized in L&I office). The packet must be sent by mail or hand carried to one of L&I's local offices.
Processing time assuming complete packet: Hand carried to L&I office -- same day; Mailed in one to two weeks.
Valid for two years.