Frequently Asked Questions - Propane and Natural Gas Technician licensees

How do I qualify for a license?

You must meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Successful completion of the certified employee training program of a national propane gas association; or
  • Successful completion of a board-approved propane or natural gas course at a Maine community college, career and technicial education center or career and technical education region or a comparable institute of this State or another state and passage of an examination.

What are the different types of authorities?

Delivery Technician
Plant Operator
Tank Setter and Outside Piping
Appliance Connection and Service
Large Equipment Connection and Service

How do I apply if I completed CETP?

Click HERE to download a license application.

How do I apply to take the exam?

Click HERE to download an exam application. Submit the exam application with a $25 application fee. IMPORTANT: You must receive approval from the Board prior to scheduling your exam.

How do I schedule my exam?

After you receive approval to sit for the exam, you may register and schedule your exam by calling 1-800-343-6001 Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. or 24 hours a day online at

How often is the test given?

The test is given six days a week.

How much does the test cost?


Once I pass the exam, how do I become licensed?

Board staff will provide you with a licensing application. Complete the application and return it to this office with appropriate fees.

Is my application confidential?

No. With the exception of Social Security Number, all application information is public. Contact information provided to the Board is posted on our website.

Email the Board's Licensing Staff

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Last Updated: August 21, 2014