Renew a Mold Remediation Contractor License
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Application and Fee
To renew a Mold Remediation Contractor license, you must submit a completed renewal application (Renew Online or see Mold Remediation Contractor License Renewal Application - PDF) along with the $450 renewal fee.
Mold Remediation Contractors are required to complete a mold remediation contractor continuing education (CE) course provided by a department-approved training provider. The course must be 8 CE hours, and it must be taken within 2 years prior to expiration of your license.
Please see the mold continuing education page for more information on reporting completed courses and what records you will need to keep.
Office in Texas
If you are currently employed by a company or individual that performs mold remediation, your employer must maintain an office in Texas.
You will be asked to provide your employer's license number (if applicable) on the application form.
You must provide a copy of your employer's certificate of insurance as evidence that the employer meets the requirement of maintaining a commercial general liability insurance policy in the amount of at least $1 million per occurrence.
You may be exempt from providing documentation of insurance if you meet any of the following conditions:
- You are currently unemployed. Before performing mold-related activities, you must provide the required proof of insurance coverage to the department.
- Your employer is licensed with TDLR as a Mold Assessment Company or Mold Remediation Company.
- You are employed by a governmental entity.
- You are employed by non-governmental entity that is considered "self-insured." Please submit to the department a signed affidavit stating that the employer has a net worth of at least $1 million. A current financial statement indicating a net worth of at least $1 million must accompany the affidavit. A new affidavit and current financial statement must be submitted with each renewal application.
As part of the renewal process, TDLR will conduct a criminal history background check. You must pass this background check to be eligible for registration.
Having a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from registration. Please see the Guidelines for License Applicants with Criminal Convictions, which describe the process by which TDLR determines whether a criminal conviction renders an applicant an unsuitable candidate for the license, or whether a conviction warrants revocation or suspension of a license previously granted.
Renewal of Expired Licenses
There is no grace period for expired licenses. If your license has lapsed, you may not offer mold analysis or remediation services without a current license issued by the department.
A person whose license has been expired for 90 days or less may renew the license by paying to the department a renewal fee that is equal to 1-1/2 times the normally required renewal fee.
A person whose license has been expired for more than 90 days but less than 18 months may renew the license by paying to the department a renewal fee that is equal to two times the normally required renewal fee.
On approval by the executive director (see Request to Executive Director for Expired License Renewal Form PDF), a person whose license has been expired for at least 18 months but less than three years may renew the license by paying to the department a renewal fee equal to two times the normally required renewal fee.