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Contractor Licensing

The following links are provided as resources related to contractor licenses. For more detailed information, visit the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance.

Report Fraud
View and submit complaint forms or check for disciplinary action.

License Requirements
A Tennessee contractor's license is required BEFORE bidding or offering a price to perform work.

License Reciprocation
Reciprocation is not with the license and is only a "TRADE EXAM" waiver with out-of-state participating agencies.

License Renewal
Licensing information provided by TDCI, including introduction to the state's online renewal system, CORE.

Comprehensive Online Regulatory & Enforcement (CORE)
Renew licenses and change names or addresses, among other provided features.

Business Resources

Forms and Downloads