Connecticut Plumbing Exam

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The Connecticut Plumbing License Exam covers many topics including: Vents & Venting; Administrative Procedures; Fixtures; Drainage Systems and more.  Whether you live in Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven or another city or county area, the resources below will help you get started:

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Need of a License:  Plumbing contractors (P1) and journeyperson plumbers (P2) need a license to work in Connecticut. 

Who Grants a License:  Plumbing licenses are issued by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection.

Procedures for Getting a License:   Candidates must take an exam to obtain a license.  Information about the exam can be found in a Candidate Information Bulletin.

Qualifications to take the Exam and receive a License: A candidate for the unlimited plumbing contractor  license (P1) must show 2 years of experience as a licensed journeyperson plumber or equivalent experience and training.  A candidate for the journeyperson plumbing license (P2) must have completed a registered apprenticeship program or equivalent experience and training.

Test Content:   The exam for a plumbing contractor license (P1) consists of two exams, a business and law exam and a technical exam.  The business and law exam has 50 questions and the test candidate is given 2 hours to complete the exam.  The technical exam has 80 questions and the duration of the test is 3 hours.  

The exam for journeyperson plumbers (P2) consists of only a technical exam, has 70 questions and the test lasts 150 minutes.   

A score of 70% is need to pass all sections on the P1 and P2 exams.

How to Apply for the Test:  You can access the application online at PSI Exams.   

Mail the completed application to:

     PSI Licensure: Certification
     ATTN: Examination Registration CT CO
     3210 E. Tropicana
     Las Vega, NV  89121

Who Administers the Exam:  PSI

Fees:  There are fees to take the test.

License Renewal:  Licenses must be renewed every year.  As a condition of license renewal, plumbers must fulfill the following continuing education requirement each year:

  • Plumbing unlimited  contractors – 9 hours
  • Plumbing limited contractors and unlimited journeyman – 6 hours
  • Plumbing limited journeyman – 3 hours

Applicable Code:    Connecticut follows the International Plumbing Code established by the International Code Council.


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