Licensing Fees

License Fees — New and Renewal

These fees apply to the process for elevator contractors and elevator mechanics getting licensed or getting their licenses renewed.

Effective Jan.4, 2019

Elevator Licensing Fees
Type of fee Period Covered by Fee
Fee Amount
Elevator contractor/mechanic application fee (not required for renewal of valid license) Per application
Elevator contractor/mechanic examination fee Per application
Reciprocity application fee* Per Application
Elevator mechanic license 2 years
Elevator contractor license 2 years
Temporary elevator mechanic license 30 days
Elevator mechanic/contractor timely renewal fee** 2 years
Elevator mechanic/contractor late renewal fee*** 2 years
Training provider application/renewal fee 2 years
Continuing education course fee by approved provider**** 1 year
Not applicable
Replacement of any licenses  
Refund processing fee  


* Reciprocity application is only allowed for applicants who are applying for licensing based upon possession of a valid license that was obtained in state(s) with which L&I has a reciprocity agreement.

** Renewals will be considered "timely" when the renewal application is received on or prior to the expiration date of the license.

*** Late renewal is for renewal applications received no later than 90 days after the expiration of the licenses. If the application is not received within ninety days from license expiration, the licensee must reapply and pass the competency examination.

**** The fee is paid directly to the continuing education training course provider approved by L&I.

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