Vermont Plumbing License Renewal FAQ’s

Who needs to be licensed for plumbing in Vermont?

Individuals must be licensed to perform any type of plumbing work without a licensed supervisor.

Is continuing education required to renew my Vermont plumbing license?

Yes, you must complete 8-hours of continuing education each licensing cycle, including 2-hours of code review.

How often do I renew my Vermont plumber license?

You must renew your license every two years. If your license has lapsed, it may be renewed within 90 days of its expiration date along with a $15 reinstatement fee in addition to the renewal fee.

If your license has lapsed past 90 days, you must apply for reinstatement and appear before the board. Applicants for license renewal must provide the board with evidence of completion of 8-hours of continuing education or training that is board-approved, completed within the previous 2 years and two of which must be code review. A copy of a certificate is acceptable evidence of this.

What fees are associated with renewing my plumbing license in Vermont?

  1. Master plumber license: $120
  2. Journeyman plumber license: $90
  3. Specialist license (per specialty field): $50
  4. License certificate: $10

Who can I contact with at the state level with further questions?

Department of Public Safety
Division of Fire Safety

Mailing: 1311 U.S. Route 302 – Suite 600
Barre, VT 05641

Phone: (802) 479-7561
Fax: (802) 479-7562


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