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Testing for HVACR License

Applying to Sit for the Exam

The Board of Plumbing and HVACR Examiners must approve you to sit for the examination. See HVACR Licensure for instructions on applying for a license by examination.

When the Board has approved your application, the Board office will send you the examination registration form.


Registering for the Exam

Complete and submit the registration form and examination fee to Prometric, the testing service.

Exams are offered in the following Delaware cities. Contact Prometric for the specific locations and times:




Cutoff Date to Register

Exam Date

Cutoff Date to Register

Exam Date

01/06/2020 01/25/2020 02/03/2020 02/22/2020
03/30/2020 04/18/2020 04/27/2020 05/16/2020
06/29/2020 07/18/2020 08/31/2020 09/19/2020
10/19/2020 11/07/2020 11/30/2020 12/19/2020


Passing the Exam

You must obtain a minimum score of 70% to pass the exam. After you pass, submit a copy of the examination results showing the passing score to the Board office.


Re-Taking the Exam

Registration Approval forms are good for 6 months. You may re-take the examination two additional times at the next regularly scheduled administrations, without further Board approval. If you fail the exam and wish to re-take it and your form has expired, contact the Board office to request another registration form.

If you fail to earn a passing score after taking the exam a total of three times, you must wait a year from the date you last took the exam and reapply to the Board for permission to re-take the exam. See Section 3.1.6 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations.

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