Why you need a valid Contractor’s License?
1. Work Legally
Don’t put your career and family income at risk. The Contractor’s Board treats offenses very seriously and so should you!
2. Make More Money
With a valid contractor’s license, you can pursue bigger and higher paying jobs. Don’t limit your growth potential.
3. Get More Clients
A valid contractor’s license allows you to advertise your business and display your work publically. Focus on bigger and better clients with each successful project.
Why use an RMO? (Responsible Managing Officer)
1. Skip the test
Using a RMO (Responsible Managing Officer) as your license qualifier waives the testing requirement due to the RMO already having sufficient experience!
2. Access to Mentoring
Did you know that 50% of businesses fail within the first year? RMO Agency gives you online tools and pairs you with an experienced contractor mentor who helps guide you to success.
3. Expand your services – Add Classifications To Your License
Accelerate your opportunities by adding a new classification to your license without stopping the business and studying for a new trade test.
What are the costs?
$1,500 security deposit (refundable upon satisfactory completion of agreement)
$530 CSLB new license application fee ($150 for additional classification or RMO replacement)
$1,000 Application processing & tracking service fee
$945 (begins upon license issuance / RMO approval)
Additional payment to RMO directly for supervision visit (per supervision mentorship plan): $100 per visit + driving time @ $30/hr + mileage @ 56 cents per mile. 1 visit per month required. Additional visits for high volume of work.
Bond, insurance and other government fees or taxes are not included.
Is there a way to reduce the service cost?
YES, Refer a friend and get a FREE month of service for any successful referral to us.
Here is your exit plan! After 5 years of working under an active & in good standing license, you are eligible to file a request to become your company’s new RMO. At that point you graduate our program and get to continue working on your own with the same company and license number you have invested in for 5 years!
Did you know?
Contracting or selling a construction project over $500 without a valid Contractor’s License is a criminal misdemeanor offense.
The State has undercover sting operations looking to catch and prosecute unlicensed individuals. If caught, you will face fines and possible jail time.
Your construction business can be legally licensed by partnering with a licensed contractor as your Responsible Managing Officer (RMO).
RMO Agency maintains a large pool of RMOs who have been pre-screened and agreed to serve as qualifiers for companies like yours. Based on your location and needed license classification, we help you find the right RMO candidate.