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.
MILITARY EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation wants to make sure that individuals who have military experience and training and who wish to obtain a plumbing license receive appropriate credit for their military training and experience. If you have military experience and training in the plumbing field and want to become licensed in Maine as a Master or Journeyman Plumber, please contact Bob LeClair (207-624-8678) or Catherine Carroll (207-624-8605) or email the office before submitting an application. They will explain the application process and assist you in preparing your application for licensure.
Click HERE for information specific to military qualifications.
The links below lead to a secure internet connection to our licensing web site where you can:
- Apply for an Exam
- Apply for a License
- Renew an existing license
- Request a duplicate license
- Change your contact information (Email address, mailing address, telephone number)
|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|
Veterans Preference Policy (adopted February 2017)
|OPOR Veterans Preference Policy February 2017|
|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.|
|Rulemaking Changes||None at this time|
|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 crimed 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||Plumbers' Examining Board Laws & Rules|
Maine State Internal Plumbing Code
EPA's Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule
Last Updated: December 4, 2018