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Professional Regulation

Manufactured Home Installer – Original Licensure



When to Apply

Follow the instructions below to apply for an original license as a Manufactured Home Installer.

If you hold a current license as a manufactured home installer in another jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory, District of Columbia), see Manufactured Home Installer Licensure by Reciprocity. For more details on when and when not to file, see section 1.0 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations.


Certification Course

To qualify for a license, you must successfully complete a 12-hour Board-approved certification course. See Manufactured Home Installation Online Training.


Information on How to Apply for a License in DELPROS

All applications are submitted our online system DELPROS. We no longer accept paper applications.


PRIOR TO APPLYING

In order to apply for a license or submit a service request, you must first have a DELPROS user account. To LOG IN or CREATE a DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services) user account:

  1. Go to: https://delpros.delaware.gov/OH_HomePage.
  2. Click GO on the Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests tile.
  3. If you do not have a DELPROS user account, click the REGISTER button on the left side of page for NEW USERS.
  4. If you already have a DELPROS user account, enter your email address and password on the right side for EXISTING USERS and click the LOGIN button.

DELPROS allows you to save your incomplete application and return to it later to finish the process. You only have six (6) months to submit your application once you begin.

  • If you do not submit your application within six months of starting it, you will be required to restart the entire online application again.

You may check the status of your application online throughout the entire application process by using the “View Application Status” feature in DELPROS on your e-License dashboard.


KNOW YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND COLLECT YOUR DOCUMENTS

  1. Know the requirements for the license you are pursuing.
  2. Request and gather all documents required to upload on the Attachments page. All information and forms are located on your profession’s webpages.


ATTACHING AND ACKNOWLEDGING DOCUMENTS

On the ATTACHMENTS page of your application, you may be instructed to:

  • either “attach” or “upload” the required document(s) directly to your application. This means you will find the document(s) saved on your computer or device and upload it to your application.
  • click “acknowledge” . This means you will either mail the documents yourself or request the “third-party” to mail the document(s) directly to the Board office.
    • Examples of “third-party forms” are transcripts from schools, employment verifications from a supervisor, or license verifications from another state.
  • Forms requiring a supervisor signature, seal, or notary may have to be MAILED to the Board office directly UNLESS the document specifically indicates to UPLOAD the document.


Requirements

In addition to submitting the application and fee in DELPROS, you must submit:

  • Proof that you are at least 18 years old. Proof can be a copy of your birth certificate, passport, an identification card or driver’s license issued by the State of Delaware .
  • If your name is different on any submitted documents, provide a copy of a legal document showing your name change.
  • Proof from the bond company that you or your employer holds a surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit for at least $10,000. Your name must be shown on the bond or letter.
    • Letters of credit must be issued by a federally-insured financial institution.
    • Bonds must show the Division of Professional Regulation as the bond holder.
  • Proof from the liability insurance company that you hold at least $100,000 in liability insurance. Your name must be listed on the documentation.
  • State/Jurisdiction Licensure Verification sent directly to the Board office from each state or jurisdiction in which you currently hold or have ever held a license.

Your application will be reviewed after the Board Office receives your application and all supporting documentation in DELPROS. When you have been approved to take the Board-approved exam, the Board Office will notify you by email. For more information about the exam, see the Examinations webpage and section 5.0 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations.


Reporting Requirements

The person or entity who maintain the surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit or who maintains the liability insurance is responsible for all acts or omissions of the licensed installer and also those supervised by the installer or assisting the installer in the installation of manufactured housing.

As a licensed installer, you must notify the Board in writing, within seven days if any of the following occurs:

  • The surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit changes or is cancelled.
  • The liability insurance changes or is cancelled.

In addition, the employer must notify the Board if he/she terminates the employment of any licensee who is covered by the employer’s liability insurance or by the employer’s surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit.

 


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