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Detailed Information for: Plumber, Journeyman (JP)
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Updated: 6/17/2014
Description: A journeyman plumber may perform all plumbing installations, alterations, or remodels. A journeyman plumber has completed an approved apprenticeship training program or equivalent training/experience and has passed the State Plumbing Board plumbing license examination.

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Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: OAR 918-695-0030
Duration: 3 years or less, depending on the date of issue.
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  $100.00 application fee. This fee includes your first license cycle when you pass the exam. $180 to renew.
Responsible Agency: BCD - Plumbing
Examination Information: Written exam: 4 hour 64 question open book. All questions are multiple choice or True/False. Minimum score to pass the exam - 75 percent.

Licensing and Certification Examination Process
Continuing Ed Requirements: 24 hours of continuing education is required, 8 hours of which must be Code Change Related.
Prerequisites: Must have a High school diploma or equivalent and completion of an approved four year plumbing apprenticeship program.
BOLI Apprenticeship Guide
Application Form: Plumbing License Application
Renewals: Renewal fee is $180. A renewal notice will be mailed to the licensee approximately six weeks prior to the expiration of their license. 
Service Links:  Online Application Form
 Online Renewal Form
 Online Change Of Address
 Online Duplicate License Form
 Downloadable PDF Forms
 Plumbing Application #2571
 BCD Main License Search
contact Agency Contact Information
Required Documentation: A referral letter from the approved training committee.

  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: BCD - Plumbing
E-mail Address: License.BCD@state.or.us
Phone: 503-373-1268
Mail Address: DCBS - Building Codes Division
PO BOX 14470
Salem, OR 97309 - 0404
Website Information: http://www.bcd.oregon.gov/programs/plumbing.html

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