Limited Licensed Plumber (LLP)


The Limited Licensed Plumber (LLP) state license is only required by plumbers performing work in a municipality utilizing the Division of Fire Prevention for permits, inspections and covers work less than $25,000 per project; general maintenance work, less than $500 is exempt from the LLP license.

Always check with local government to see if they accept the LLP or if they have local licensing requirements for permits and inspections. The LLP license is issued to
individuals passing the LLP trade exam.

More information can be found in T.C.A. § 62-6-403.


The following information is needed when applying for a Limited Licensed Plumber (LLP) license:

  • Photo-ID and Social Security Number
  • Exam (PSI is the exam vendor)
  • Completed Application
  • Fee of $75.00 for a two (2) year license


New license fees:  $75 (issued for 2 years)

Renewal license fees:  $50

Reinstatement (expired more than 3 months) fees:  $75