Welcome to the website of the Office of Professional and Financial Regulation, an agency within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. We appreciate your visit to our homepage and we look forward to assisting you.
Although our building in Gardiner, Maine is not open to the public due to the COVID-19 health emergency, our staff remains available to resolve your complaints, answer your questions, and continue to deliver high-quality services to consumers and regulated industries.
Please contact us by email or by phone or through our other online services, and we will assist you. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.
The staff of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
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|Examination Information Bulletin||The Maine Plumbers’ Examining Board has contracted with PROV, Inc. to provide its examinations for approved candidates. The Candidate Information Bulletin helps explain the rules and processes candidates will need to undertake to complete the testing requirements for their professional licenses.|
The Plumbers’ Examining Board has adopted and incorporates herein by reference the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials Uniform Plumbing Code, 2015 edition, as the standard for plumbing installations in the State of Maine, subject to the exclusions and amendments set forth in the Board’s laws and rules.
|2018 PHCC Uniform Plumbing Code Presentation|
Future correspondence from the Plumbers' Examining Board will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.
Veterans Preference Policy (adopted February 2017)
MILITARY EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Click HERE for information specific to military qualifications.
|Air Testing||On March 9, 2011, the Plumbers' Examining Board voted to allow the testing of plastic schedule 40 DWV piping systems with 5 psi maximum of air. For safety purposes, when testing with air, a listed 6 psi relief valve is required. Click HERE for a copy of the policy.|
|Requirement to Report Convictions and Changes of Contact Information Within 10 Days of the Occurrance||
The Maine State Bureau of Identification provides the ability for individuals to request criminal history records maintained by the Maine State Police, State Bureau of Identification. This records search will provide you with all conviction and adjudication information for crimes committed within the State of Maine that the Bureau of Identification currently has on record, as well as pending cases less than one year old.
|Laws & Rules||
Notice of Agency proposed rulemaking - Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Chapter 10 - Establishment of License Fees
Maine State Internal Plumbing Code
EPA's Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule
Last Updated: April 27, 2020