*****NEW OFFICE HOURS*****
THE MECHANICAL LICENSING OFFICE HOURS ARE CHANGING BEGINNING MAY 1, 2014
NEW OFFICE HOURS WILL BE 8:15-4:00
Due to the passage of RSA 153:27-38 effective July 1, 2013 the gas and plumbing licensing has been combined into one entity including Voluntary Certification of Water Treatment Technicians and Voluntary Heating and Equipment Installers.
REMEMBER: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE
A PHOTOCOPY OF A GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID SUCH AS A
DRIVER’S LICENSE OR NON-DRIVER ID.
AS OF JULY 1, 2013
ONE PASSPORT SIZED COLOR PHOTOGRAPH
WILL BE REQUIRED EVERY 5th RENEWAL CYCLE (10 YRS)
For gas fitters the rules require that all licensees show proof of at least eight (8) hours of continuing education prior to renewal of the license. Licensees must complete three hours of instruction on NFPA 54 and five hours of general gas training each renewal cycle. Late or expired renewals past 120 may take a licensing challenge exam.
For plumbing renewals all licensees need to show proof of three (3) hours of code update every year. For two (2) year license holders that would be six (6) hours.
CHALLENGE TESTING AVAILABLE FOR EXPIRED FUEL GAS LICENSEES
Pursuant to NH Administrative Rule Saf-C 8008.04 (b) a fuel gas fitting license holder who submits an application for late renewal shall be subject to all requirements for new applicants. For anyone seeking to renew their NH fuel gas fitting license 120 days or more past the expiration date, a challenge exam is offered through our educational providers in lieu of the 96 hour courses. Successful candidates may then re-apply for the license through our office. Licensing exams are offered through the Granite State Trade School at (603) 895-4444 or GSTS@fairpoint.net, or NATE www.natex.org or NH Gasfitters Continuing Education Online at (978) 338-6252 and www.nhgfceonline.com. For additional information please contact us at (603) 223-4289 extension 25241.
RECENT MECHANICAL AND PLUMBING INFORMATIONAL BULLETINS ISSUED
License Look Up
The State of New Hampshire Licensing Verification Site allows you to obtain public information regarding a licensed individual or facility: LOOK UP A LICENSEE under the license type of Building Trades.
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