An Alabama general contractor must have a state license to work on any construction, alteration or maintenance project that costs more than $50,000.
For their subcontractors, they will need a subcontractor's license if they're working on a project under a general contractor that is $50,000 or more.
The license is awarded by the Licensing Board for General Contractors. Amongst other obligations, applicants must pass a trade exam, and a business and law exam. You’ll also need to document your work experience and show proof of general liability insurance as well as pro
vide three professional references.
Reciprocity States are:
Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee
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All corporations must register to do business in Alabama with the Office of the Secretary of State.
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So, since there is a $50K contract requirement in Alabama, should you bid the wireless construction project at $49,999 and refuse to accept any change orders for additional work you've completed? We'd suggest getting the license. If you answered, yes to no change orders, we'd suggest that you consider exploring the high profit potential of Chia Pet farming instead of wireless construction.