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Renew A License

The renewal application and fee can be completed online (see link below); however, some License Types (Commercial, Residential Builder, Unlimited Home Improvement) requires more information to complete the renewal. See below for more information. The missing information cannot be uploaded during the online renewal portal. These can be either faxed to 501-372-2247 or emailed to contractors.licensing.board@arkansas.gov

Once the online renewal is complete, this portal cannot be used again until the next year

Any application not complete (completed renewal, fee, financial) by the expiration date of the License will owe a $50.00 late fee. In most in cases, for timely renewals, the License is extended approximately 6 weeks once the renewal application is received to allow additional time to complete the application. Even though, the License maybe extended, there will be a $50.00 late fee needed if the application is not complete by the expiration date.

To Renew online, click the link directly below (Licensee Renewal Application)DO NOT USE GOOGLE CHROME

**PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE RENEWING ONLINE**

Licensee Renewal Application – Click Here!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – COMMERCIAL LICENSEE


The online renewal portal will allow you to complete the Renewal Application and pay the fee. To complete the application process, the following is needed:

1. “Current” required financial statement: 

For A REGULAR License:

current Reviewed or Audited financial statement is required. It must include a signed CPA opinion page on letterhead, balance sheet (prepared in accordance with GAAP or on an Income Tax Basis (Accrual Method), and footnotes. Or for a “Restricted” license (projects that are less than $750,000 including, but not limited to, labor and material)

For a RESTRICTED License (projects that are less than $750,000 including, but not limited to, labor and material):

current Compiled financial statement can be submitted. It must include a signed CPA Report on letterhead, and balance sheet (prepared in accordance with GAAP or on an Income Tax Basis (Accrual Method).

2. Current certificate of coverage verifying Workers Compensation (if there are employees)

 *The above information can be emailed to contractors.licensing.board@arkansas.gov or faxed to 501-372-2247. There will also be an automatic email sent once the online renewal has been processed with this information

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS/UNLIMITED HOME IMPROVEMENT LICENSEE


The online renewal portal will allow you to complete the Renewal Application, pay the fee, and complete a balance sheet. To complete the application process, the following is needed:

1. Current balance sheet (if not completed on the online renewal portal)

2. Current certificate of coverage verifying Workers Compensation (if there are employees)

 *The above information can be emailed to contractors.licensing.board@arkansas.gov or faxed to 501-372-2247. There will also be an automatic email sent once the online renewal has been processed with this information. If the balance sheet was completed online, please disregard automatic email.

FOR RESIDENTIAL ROOFERS – LICENSING LAW CHANGE- EFFECTIVE JANUARY 01, 2022


EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022, to perform Residential Roofing, you must be REGISTERED with the Residential Committee instead of having a Home Improvement Roofing License. The Registration is ONLY for Roofers. If you perform other types of Residential work in addition to Roofing, you will need to maintain your Home Improvement License. To apply for the Residential Roofing Registration, the form is below under “Residential Roofing Registration New Application.”

Residential Roofer Registration New Application

Important Notice Instructions: Notice to Owner by Contractor


Important Notice 

Important Changes to the Contractors Licensing Law- Effective July 2020


Important-Changes – Effective July 2020

Important Changes to the Contractors Licensing Law-Effective August 2017