Hiring a Contractor

How to protect yourself when hiring a contractor, electrician or plumber. Make sure they are licensed using our online search. Make sure contractors are bonded and insured and have covered their employees for workers' compensation.

Report a Contractor

Information about how to recognize and report unregistered contractors, electricians or plumbers who are illegally performing work in the state of Washington.

Registering as a Contractor

Learn what you have to do to register as a general or specialty contractor in Washington.

Submit Insurance Online

Online Insurance entry gives insurance agents the ability to add new certificates of insurance and update, cancel, or reinstate existing certificates directly into the Contractor Registration and Electrical Licensing system.

Training & Workshops

Property owners and contractors: learn about helpful workshops and other useful training opportunities.

Combat the Underground Economy

The Construction Underground Economy Advisory Committee (CUEAC) teams state agencies with labor and business interests to combat the underground economy in the construction industry.

Contractor Forms & Publications

Download electronic forms and pamphlets about the contractor registration program, liens and consumer protection.

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