California Occupational License

License Title:
    Underground Storage Tank Tester
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Licensing Agency:
     State Water Resources Control Board
     Division of Water Quality
     Leak Prevention Technical Unit

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: P.O. Box 2231
Sacramento,  CA  95812

     Phone Number: (916) 324-7493
     Fax Number: (916) 341-5808

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Those persons who perform integrity tests on underground storage tanks or associated piping. Businesses are not licensed.

Fees: Application Fee: $100; Exam Fee: $200; License Issuance Fee: $600; Renewal Fee: $600; Reinstatement Fee: $200 (if license is allowed to expire); Replacement Fee: $10.

Examination Frequency: Approximately 6 times per year.

Exam Locations: Primary- 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Alternative location to be determined.

Experience Requirement: Training from the tank testing equipment manufacturer and either 1 year of experience or 6 months of experience, plus a classroom training course.

Average Time to Process Application: 30 days or less.

Renewal Period: Every 3 years.

Special License Requirements: N/A

Comments: N/A

Authority: Health and Safety Code, Division 20, Chapter 6.7, section 25284.4; California Code of Regulations, Title 23, Chapter 17, Sections 2730-2802.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
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