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Licensing and Certification Examination Process

Locations and schedules
  1. If an examination is required for your license or certification, indicate your choice of a testing location on your application.

  2. When your application is approved, the Building Codes Division sends you a "Letter of Authorization" and sends your examination materials to the testing location you selected.

  3. The Letter of Authorization includes the telephone contact number for you to call to schedule your examination. It is your responsibility to schedule the examination date and time with the testing location. The examination must be taken within 60 days of the date of the Letter of Authorization.

  4. You must provide both your Letter of Authorization and photo identification at the testing location. Examinations are not given without these two documents. You must also provide your own pencil(s) and calculators. If you bring a calculator, it must be a silent, non-programmable, non-printing calculator. Scratch paper is provided in your test packet.

  5. Do not contact the testing location for examination results. The examination location forwards the exam to the Building Codes Division for grading. After grading, the division sends you the results by mail. Please allow two weeks to receive your results. Examination results are not given over the telephone.

    Cheating on an examination includes:
    Providing untrue information regarding qualifications to take an examination.
    Using unauthorized notes, devices or information during an examination.
    Copying from another person.
    Allowing another person to copy from your examination.
    Providing answers or assistance to another person.
    Taking or copying examination questions or answers from the testing location.

  6. Once you pass all required examinations, and pay all required fees, the division will mail your license to you.

Questions? Email: License.BCD@oregon.gov.

Examination Locations and Schedules

The following are examination sites and schedules for licensing examinations.
You must indicate the location you prefer on the front page of your applications.

Location Schedule / Contact Information


Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701

Monday - Thursday
Kellie Smith
541-383-7538 / 541-383-7539

Coos Bay

BCD Office
500 Central Ave. Ste. 135
Coos Bay, OR 97420

By appointment
Megan George


University of Oregon
Counseling / Testing Center
1590 E. 13th Ave. Room 270
Eugene, OR 97403

By appointment
David Espinoza

Klamath Falls

Klamath Community College
7390 S. 6th St.
Klamath Falls, OR 97603

By appointment
John or Karen


Oregon Coast Community College
Central Campus
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97366

Monday - Friday


Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd.
Ontario, OR 97914

By appointment
Bill Stenberg


Blue Mt Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave.
Pendleton, OR 97801

1st and 3rd Tuesday
Terri Hahn


Portland Community College
Sylvania Campus - Bldg. CC216
12000 SW 49th
Portland, OR 97219

Monday - Saturday
Lee Miller


Umpqua Community College
1140 Umpqua College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470

1st Monday and 2nd Tuesday
Roger Sanchez


Chemeketa Community College
Counseling Dept. - Bldg. 2
4000 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97305

Monday - Friday, except July 3 - August 28, 2015, they will be closed on Fridays.
Travis and Marilyn
503-399-6556 / 503-399-6552

White City

Rogue Community College
Table Rock Campus
Testing Learning Resource Center
7800 Pacific Ave.
White City, OR 97503

Monday - Thursday
Tracie Olsen
BCD Contact: 541-245-7821