New Jersey Elevator, Escalator, Moving Walkway Mechanic Contractor License Bond
New Jersey legislature has passed a law requiring all elevator mechanics to be licensed. Applicants wishing to obtain a license should start the application process immediately. The application process started started on September 30, 2018. Current technicians that have been in the industry can apply during the grandfather period.
Go to the NJ Div. of Consumer Affairs webpage and read about the licensing law, links to applications, rules & regulations. Elevator, Escalator, and Moving Walkway Mechanics Licensing Board (Consumer Affairs) Webpage
The deadline to apply for a license under the grandfather period is May 21, 2019. After that date the applicant must take an exam that will be administered 4 times a year. A two (2) year license will be issued that expires September 30, 2020
Apply to register as a licensed elevator – escalator – moving walkway mechanic under the grandfather period. After the grandfather period passing an exam will be required. The application fee is $100. The bond is not required when applying to be approved.
After being approved, the applicant must then apply for the license. The license is for the individual technician, not the business. The biennial (2 year) license fee is $260. The current bond period expires September 30, 2020, which is coincides with the expiration / renewal of the license.
A $10,000. surety license bond must be furnished with the license application. We issue the elevator bond for a low price of $50. for the two year period.
We will process the bond within 24-48 business hours, then EMAIL it to you. You can then download and/or print it to submit to the elevator board.