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Please Note: Renewal Begins October 1st and Ends December 31st

The Home Builders Licensure Board (HBLB) offers online renewal. In August and September, the Board mails a series of direct mail pieces designed to inform all licensees about online renewals, as well as provide a method for licensees to request the traditional paper renewal packages. This series of mailers contains a card that can be returned to the HBLB as a request for paper renewal packages. These returnable cards are designed solely for those who do not have internet access. The HBLB encourages anyone that has the capacity to renew online to do so. Online license renewals are by far the easiest, most convenient, fastest and most accurate way for Alabama's homebuilders and remodelers to renew their licenses each year.


  • Online...On Time! license renewals are ACCURATE.
    The electronic renewal process eliminates errors and omissions by
    the use of required fields.

  • Online...On Time! license renewals are EASIER.
    The online process guides the applicant through the process and is
    available 24-7. Applicants can renew as late as 11:59 PM on the day
    of the deadline.

  • Online...On Time! license renewals are FASTER.
    Reports and payments are downloaded to the Home Builders Licensure
    Board daily, with no delay or lag time as with a postal service.

Online Renewal Facts:

  • Licensees must request a paper renewal package by returning a postcard sent to them for that purpose or by written request sent directly to the HBLB. Otherwise a paper renewal package WILL NOT be mailed October 1.

  • All licensing deadlines are the same. Online renewals will begin October 1, and be accepted as timely renewed when the final payment button is pressed until 11:59 PM November 30.

  • All electronic renewals received between December 1 and 11:59 PM of December 31, will be considered late, and a $50 late fee will automatically be applied.

  • All electronic renewals received on or after January 1, will be considered expired, and a $295 expired license application processing fee will automatically be applied.

  • Visa and MasterCard will be accepted for payment of online licensing services.

  • A link is provided here for online credit report ordering.