Alabama Plumbers & Gas Fitters Examining Board
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REMINDER: 2023 renewal season is October 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022. You must renew your certification or registration along with your business registration (if you own/operate a business) by end of day December 31, 2022. Any renewals received after December 31 will be subject to late renewal penalties. 2023 certifications will be subject to the increased renewal fees.



Attention all exam applicants!

The deadline for all applications for the current exams based on the 2015 IPC and 2015 IFGC is September 30, 2022. We will be transitioning to the new exams based on the 2021 IPC and IFGC after this date.

We will not accept any applications after this date until our transition is complete on January 1, 2023. At that time we will only be accepting applications to take the new exams.

September 30, 2022 will also be the deadline to submit any additional information that is needed to process and existing application for the current exams. Old exam applications that are incomplete as of September 30 will only be eligible to take the new exams after January 1, 2023.

Please note: We will not begin processing any payments received after 3:00 pm on Thursday, September 22, 2022 until Monday, October 3, 2022; however, if your complete exam application is received during the above time frame, it will be processed when we begin entering payments again in October.


Click HERE to view the Board's 2022 Newsletter containing important information about exams, renewals, and law/rule changes.


The Board’s fees will be increasing effective January 1, 2022. You can view an updated version of our fees along with an explanation of how these fees will be applied by clicking HERE.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION AND CONCERN FOR THE WELL
BEING OF OUR CUSTOMERS AND STAFF, THE PLUMBERS & GAS FITTERS EXAMINING BOARD OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING MARCH 16th, 2020, AND WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL SUCH TIME THAT THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO THE COVID 19 VIRUS HAS BEEN GREATLY REDUCED. AT THIS TIME, WE WILL STILL BE OFFERING ALL BOARD SERVICES. ONLY IN PERSON TRANSACTIONS ARE AFFECTED. UPDATES WILL BE POSTED TO OUR FB PAGE AND THE BOARD WEBSITE. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THAT THIS MAY CAUSE. If
you are paying by credit card, you may submit your documents along with credit card authorization form via email to staff@pgfb.alabama.gov or via fax. You may also still mail in payments to our office.


The purpose of the Board is to promote public safety, health, and general welfare of the people statewide through establishing and promoting education programs and by requiring persons to demonstrate their competency as plumbers and/or gas fitters before performing,  supervising, or contracting plumbing or
gas fitting.

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Rule Change Reminder: Effective October 1, 2016, ALL companies will be required to complete an annual registration with the Board between October 1 and December 31, in compliance with Ala. Admin. Code r. 720-x-17-.01. Annual registrations became available online on October 1. Instructions are accessible through the “Help” button in the renewal application..

We now accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express payments. Please complete “Credit Card Authorization Form” and submit to our office to process credit card payments. We also are now able to accept electronic check payments. Please complete "Check Authorization Form" and submit to our office to process e-check payments.

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