New York Plumbing Exams

Any Plumbing License Exam in New York will cover many topics including: Vents & Venting; Administrative Procedures; Fixtures; Drainage Systems and more.  Whether you live in Albany, New York City, Syracuse or another city or county, the resources below will help you get started:

Need of a License: Journeyman and master plumbers need a license to work in the state of New York.

Who Grants a License: Plumbing licenses are issued at the county, city and township levels, not at the state level.

Procedures for Getting a License: The procedures for getting a license vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Contact the local municipalities where you wish to work.

Applicable Plumbing Code: New York has adopted the International Plumbing Code developed by the International Code Council.



     New York City – Journeyman Plumber

     New York City – Master Plumber

     Putnam County – Master Plumber 

     City of Rochester


     Westchester County


For more information on licensing and exam preparation, go to's

Journeyman Plumbing Test Guide

Master Plumbing Test Guide

And take's Plumbing Practice Test.

For plumbing exam preparation products and services, such as study guides, practice tests, flashcards and courses, go to's Journeyman Plumber Exam and Master Plumber Exam listings.