New Jersey Office of Attorney General
Division of Consumer Affairs
State Board of Examiners of Master Plumbers
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor, P.O. Box 45008
Newark, New Jersey 07101
Application for Master Plumber’s Examination
(Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 45:14C-15)
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Applications must be completely and neatly type-written or printed and signed. Include two
(2) signed, full-face photographs (2” x 2”). All sections of the application must be fully completed before the application can
be processed. If any section of the application is not of sufficient size to furnish the required information, a supplemental sheet of
paper of the same size may be enclosed with the application.
QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant must submit proof of completion of a four-year apprenticeship program approved by the
United States Department of Labor and a federally certified state agency, and that he/she has completed one year of practical
hands-on experience as a journeyman plumber. The applicant must submit a copy of his/her certificate of completion as proof of
completion of an apprenticeship program. OR. . . . .
The applicant may qualify with a Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, plumbing or sanitary engineering awarded by a college or
university accredited by a regional accreditation agency recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation or the United
States Department of Education and, in addition, has completed one year of practical hands-on experience as a journeyman
DOCUMENTING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE: A Work Experience Certification form is enclosed and may be reproduced,
if needed. The applicant must have the form(s) completed by his/her employer(s) to verify employment in the plumbing business.
An applicant who completed an apprenticeship must submit Work Experience Certifications for the past five (5) years. An applicant
who completed a Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, plumbing or sanitary engineering must submit Work Experience Certifications