We want to begin by telling you that the Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors regulates the process of obtaining a license. Alabama issues two types of licenses: a General Contractors License as well as a Subcontractor License. General contractors will have the approval of the state to provide services for commercial or industrial clients that exceed $50,000 in costs (or residential work over $10,000). For a subcontractor to perform any work for a general contractor that exceeds $50,000, they must also have the licensing.

You also have to apply for a specialty trade license for construction categories that include concrete, carpentry, or masonry. A General Contractors License in Alabama also carries over its validity in several other states, including Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. Now, let’s explore some of the general requirements of becoming a concrete contractor: