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Business & Law Contractor Licensing & Exam Prep

Georgia requires all Contractors to obtain a license before any bidding or work can take place. The Business & Law test accompanies Residential, Residential-Light Commercial, and General Contractor exams as a requirement for licensure. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your tests the first time, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Georgia Contractor License.

  • $119
    Business & Law
    Exam Prep
  • $212 $189
    Prep, Books, Tabs
Individual studying for the Georgia Contractor Exam online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of license can be achieved with this exam?

Licensed Electrician in Georgia
  • General Building Contractor License

    The construction of all private, commercial, institutional, industrial, public, and other buildings and structures under contract with or engagement directly by an owner shall be undertaken by a general contractor, except as otherwise noted by law.

  • Residential Basic Contractor License

    Residential Basic Contractors in Georgia are able to perform contractor work relative to detached one family and two-family residences and one-family townhouses not over three stories in height and their accessory buildings.

  • Residential Light Commercial Contractor License

    Residential Light Commercial Contractors in Georgia are licensed to any contractor work or activity performed by a residential-basic contractor and, additionally, shall include such contractor work or activity related to multifamily and multi-use light commercial buildings and structures

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Georgia  Contractor RequirementsGeneral Building Contractor
  • Pass Georgia General Building Contractor and Business & Law Exams (pre-approval is required)
  • Proven experience: 4 years, baccalaureate degree and 1 year, or equivalent education and work experience
  • Provide proof of successful project completed by applicant within 5 years of application
  • Obtain $500,000 general liability insurance
 Contractor Class 1 Restricted RequirementsResidential Basic Contractor
  • Pass Georgia Residential Basic Contractor and Business & Law Exams (pre-approval is required)
  • Proven experience: 2 years, predominantly in the residential basic category
  • Obtain $300,000 general liability insurance
 Contractor Class 2 Residential-Light Commercial
  • Pass Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Contractor and Business & Law Exams (pre-approval is required)
  • Proven experience: 4 years, baccalaureate degree and 1 year, or equivalent education and work experience
  • Provide proof of 2 successful projects completed by applicant within 4 years of application
  • Obtain $500,000 general liability and workers' compensation insurance

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Georgia PLB at 844-753-7825 or visit Professional License Board.

The state requires continuing education prior to each renewal. Also, Georgia has reciprocity agreements for certain licenses.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better original price on any online course that we offer, we will beat it by 10%.

RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Apply to sit for the exam on the state board website. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities. Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through PLB to obtain your Georgia Contractor license. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Learn more about how we can assist with our Application Processing Program.


Which exam do I need to take?

Business and Law Exam Exam details Business & Law Exam

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 120 minutes

Topics include: Licensing Requirements; Estimating and Bidding; Business Organization and Financial Management; Tax Laws; Labor Laws; Project Management and Lien Law; Contracts; Risk Management; Environmental and Safety

Contractor Class II Unrestricted exam details Contractor Specialization exam

In addition to the Business and Law Exam, Residential, Residential-Light Commercial, and General Contractor applicants must pass the corresponding exam.

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Georgia exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Math & Accounting Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts and how to solve accounting questions on test day.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s). This will familiarize you with each book’s content and its layout.
  • Quizzes - These practice quizzes are based on each individual book/reference. They reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation / Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Test simulations are restricted by time, and hints are disabled. Test simulations are as close to the real exam as you can get.
  • Guide to Tabbing - This section includes tabbing books and other test taking strategies to keep calm and focused during the exam.

Georgia Business and Law Online Exam Prep

Included in the bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Georgia Business and Law Online Exam Prep

Our Online Exam Prep features:

Ideal for students who already own all references



Georgia Business and Law Exam Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Georgia Business and Law Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All the books to use during the exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$212 $189

Georgia Contractors Guide to Business, Law, Contractors 3rd Edition

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Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

1 Book Tab Bundle

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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About Us

Why should I choose RocketCert?

At RocketCert, we strive to be the best (while having fun in the process). This means having not only the best quality of education, but also industry leading technology. Best yet, we are here for you 7 days a week. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select your State above and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


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