Frequently Asked Questions

CSLB Terms and Definitions

Common vocabulary used in CSLB communications and publications

Fingerprinting and Live Scan Service

Detailed answers related to the fingerprinting process

What is a Journeyman?

Questions and answers that detail and define journey level work experience

Building Official Information Guide

Comprehensive question-and-answer guide of contractor license regulations and complaint-filing information for building departments

Public Information Center FAQ

Most common questions the Public Information Center receives

Examinations FAQ

Questions and answers about the Examinations process, including about PSI Exams