Frequently Asked Questions: Get or Renew a Plumber Certification Online

Q: Which plumbers' licenses can be renewed or applied for online?
A: All of the following:

  • Plumbers
  • Plumber Trainees
  • Medical Gas Endorsements
  • Test Applications

Q: How will I pay for my renewal or application online?

A: You can only use the following credit cards (we cannot take debit cards):

  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Q: How long will I have to wait to get my new license?

A: Plumbers and plumber trainees should receive their license within 1-2 weeks. Medical Gas Endorsements must send in an affidavit of continuity to complete the renewal of their endorsement.

Q: Can I submit affidavits of experience through QuickCards?

A: No, the original affidavits of experience must be mailed within 30 days to the Plumber Certification Section at PO Box 44470, Olympia WA 98504-4470 for review.

Q: What if I attempt to renew on the expiration date of the certificate and there is a problem with the system? Will I have to pay the penalty?
A: If you experience problems with the QuickCards system and are unable to renew your certificate contact the plumber certification section at (360) 902-5207 to make arrangements for renewal.

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