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Old 12-08-2017, 06:38 PM   #101
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Just a note... some of the topics discussed in this thread have or can be answered in my main California Licensing thread. http://www.contractortalk.com/f63/ca...censing-32617/

Keeping CA questions to one thread can make it easier for people searching for answers.... and it's easier for me to keep up. :-) Thanks.
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Old 02-25-2018, 07:12 PM   #102
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I have a question about general contractor' license. I have a bachelor degree in architect engineering from my back home that I studied about 4 years in the university and also have 5 years experience in my field that's also from my back home. can I apply for general contractor's license? please help me and give some information about it.
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I have a question about general contractor' license. I have a bachelor degree in architect engineering from my back home that I studied about 4 years in the university and also have 5 years experience in my field that's also from my back home. can I apply for general contractor's license? please help me and give some information about it.
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Yes, you can use overseas experience and education. You'll need to have the college you attended send your transcripts through a clearing house/verification service.

Your experience would need to be certified by someone who has first hand knowledge of that experience. That certifier would need to have his/her signature notarized in the country where they are signing.
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Yes, you can use overseas experience and education. You'll need to have the college you attended send your transcripts through a clearing house/verification service.

Your experience would need to be certified by someone who has first hand knowledge of that experience. That certifier would need to have his/her signature notarized in the country where they are signing.
Thanks for your response and also I have some questions. Can I just translate and notarize it or needs to evaluate it? (I'm asking it because I heard when I evaluate my degree they accept just 2 years of my bachelor degree. ) And my next question is about my experience. If I get a letter from my former manager that I worked for them in my back home , do they accept it or needs to notarize it? And do they need any more documents for my experience or the letter is enough?
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If the transcripts are coming from overseas, they must go through an evaluation service or clearing house.

Your certifiers signature will be notarized on the work experience portion of the application.
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Adding A General B To My c54 Tile License
Hello, Thanks for the add. I am currently a c-54 tile contractor since 1995 in good standing. Before that I worked many trades including carpenter, roofer, stucco lather, cabinet finisher and installer, plumber, electrician among other things. My education was high school advanced architectural drafting, advanced home construction, wood and metal shop. I have 2 brothers one is a 35 year cabinet maker and one is a retired class a foreman. My sister and brother in law currently hold class b license in ca and Nv. I have several people who hire me to do their remodels because of my experience. My question is I want to add a class b to my current license and my sister will sign off on my experience, but I am not sure how to write the work experience letter. Is their examples I can look at?

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When you complete the work experience portion of the app, you'll need to submit it as an employee under your license, and provide the experience as part time. Go back 10 years, no more, and total the experience time to 5 years and 0 months.

The cslb may ask you to complete a construction project form for all B projects you've done over the last 10 years.

They've made it virtually impossible to obtain the B classification.

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I'm confused. I should show my experience as part time as an employee under my license? Please explain if you can. Sorry this is confusing me a bit, it was a long day...Thanks

p.s. I have several generals that hired me as a remodeling contractor. Can I use more than one? Or should I just have one sign on as a rmo or rme?

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Good morning,

If applying for an additional classification to your existing license, you must show the experience under that license. In Part 1 of the Application for Additional Classification Application you'll list your business name and license number on line 2, and your business address on line 3.

In Part 2, you'll check the Part-time box, show the last 10 years in the From/To dates and enter 5 years of total time worked.

Anyone who has first hand knowledge of that experience can be your certifier. If you don't have someone that will sign off on that full 10 years of part time work, then you would need to complete another work experience form and modify the From/To dates and total time worked accordingly.
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I will be applying for a painter contractor license in Florida. How much detail are they looking for from the contractor that is verifying my experience? I want to do everything in my power to get approved the first time around. Does anyone have any experience with Florida?
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