Frequently Asked Questions - Elevator and/or Lift Mechanic Licensees

How do I qualify to be licensed as an elevator and/or lift inspector?

You must have at least 2 years' experience in the service, repair, alteration or installation of lifts while employed by an elevator company.

Do I need to pass a test?


How do I apply for an exam?

How do I schedule my exam?

You must submit your exam application no later than the last day of the month prior to examination.

How often is the test given?

4 times a year.

How much does the test cost?

$100 exam fee, $25 application fee.

Is my application confidential?

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

If you cannot find the answer to your question, click Email the Program to send an e-mail message to the Elevator and Tramway Safety Program.

Last Updated: September 16, 2019