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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 17TEXAS STATE BOARD OF PLUMBING EXAMINERS
CHAPTER 361ADMINISTRATION
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §361.6Fees

(a) The Board shall waive the initial license, application and examination fees for military service members, military veterans and military spouses who substantially meet all of the requirements for licensure or examination by the Board.

(b) The Board has established the following fees:

  (1) Initial Licenses, Endorsements and Registrations.

    (A) Responsible Master Plumber License--$300;

    (B) Master Plumber License--$75;

    (C) Journeyman Plumber License--$40;

    (D) Medical Gas Installation Endorsement (Master)--$55;

    (E) Medical Gas Installation Endorsement (Journeyman)--$14;

    (F) Medical Gas Installation Endorsement (Inspector)--$27.50;

    (G) Plumbing Inspector License--$55;

    (H) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman)--$14;

    (I) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Master)--$55;

    (J) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Inspector)--$27.50;

    (K) Tradesman Plumber-Limited License--$35;

    (L) Plumber's Apprentice Registration/Application--$15;

    (M) Residential Utilities Installer Registration/Application--$18;

    (N) Drain Cleaner Registration/Application--$18;

    (O) Drain Cleaner-Restricted Registration/Application--$18;

    (P) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Master)--$55;

    (Q) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman)--$14;

    (R) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Inspector)--$27.50.

  (2) Examinations.

    (A) Master Plumber--$175;

    (B) Journeyman Plumber--$40;

    (C) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Master)--$80;

    (D) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Journeyman)--$27;

    (E) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Inspector)--$40;

    (F) Plumbing Inspector--$55;

    (G) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman)--$27;

    (H) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Master)--$80;

    (I) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Inspector)--$40;

    (J) Tradesman Plumber-Limited License--$36;

    (K) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Master)--$80;

    (L) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman)--$27;

    (M) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Inspector)--$40.

  (3) Renewals.

    (A) Responsible Master Plumber License--$300;

    (B) Master Plumber License--$75;

    (C) Journeyman Plumber License--$40;

    (D) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Master)--$55;

    (E) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Journeyman)--$14;

    (F) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement Inspector--$27.50;

    (G) Plumbing Inspector License--$55;

    (H) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman)--$14;

    (I) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Master)--$55;

    (J) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Inspector)--$27.50;

    (K) Plumbing Inspector with a Master and/or Journeyman License--$55;

    (L) Master Plumber with Journeyman Plumber License--$75;

    (M) Tradesman Plumber-Limited License--$35;

    (N) Plumber's Apprentice Registration--$15;

    (O) Residential Utilities Installer Registration--$18;

    (P) Drain Cleaner Registration--$18;

    (Q) Drain Cleaner-Restricted Registration--$18;

    (R) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Master)--$55;

    (S) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman)--$14;

    (T) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Inspector)--$27.50.

  (4) Other Fees.

    (A) Late renewal

      (i) Responsible Master Plumber License:

        (I) less than 90 days--one-half renewal fee--$150;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$300;

      (ii) Master Plumber License:

        (I) less than 90 days--one-half renewal fee--$37.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$75;

      (iii) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Master):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$27.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$55;

      (iv) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Journeyman):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$7;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$14;

      (v) Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement (Inspector):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$13.75;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$27.50;

      (vi) Journeyman Plumber License:

        (I) less than 90 days--one-half renewal fee--$20;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$40;

      (vii) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$7;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$14;

      (viii) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Master):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$27.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$55;

      (ix) Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement (Inspector):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$13.75;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$27.50;

      (x) Plumbing Inspector License:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$27.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$55;

      (xi) Master Plumber License with Journeyman Plumber License:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$37.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$75;

      (xii) Plumbing Inspector License with Master and/or Journeyman Plumber License:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$27.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$55;

      (xiii) Tradesman Plumber-Limited License:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$17.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$35;

      (xiv) Plumber's Apprentice Registration:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$7.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$15;

      (xv) Residential Utilities Installer Registration:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$9;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$18;

      (xvi) Drain Cleaner Registration:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$9;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$18;

      (xvii) Drain Cleaner-Restricted Registration:

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$9;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$18;

      (xviii) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Master):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$27.50;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$55;

      (xix) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Journeyman):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$7;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$14;

      (xx) Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement (Inspector):

        (I) less than 90 days--one half renewal fee--$13.75;

        (II) more than 90 days--renewal fee--$27.50.

    (B) Instructor Certification Training (Per Day)--$150.

    (C) Duplicate Pocket Card--$25.

    (D) Returned check--$25.

    (E) Fees for a provisional license issued under §1301.358 of the Plumbing License Law are equal to the initial license fees established in paragraph (1) of this subsection.

    (F) Fees for a provisional registration issued under §53.0211(c) of the Texas Occupations Code are equal to the initial registration fees established in paragraph (1) of this subsection.

    (G) Transfer of License--$500.

    (H) License Verification--$15.

(c) Methods of payment

  (1) Fees paid electronically through the Texas Online website, which may be accessed from the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners' website, may be made in the form of credit card or check.

  (2) Fees paid by mail or in person may be made in the form of money order, cashier's check, personal check, business check, or the exact amount of cash (cash payments by mail are not recommended).

  (3) An individual shall pay the appropriate examination fee prior to the time of examination, or, the appropriate initial licensure or renewal fee prior to issuance of a license, registration, endorsement or renewal.

  (4) The Board, under any special circumstances it finds appropriate, may:

    (A) waive any requirements concerning the method or timing of payment of any fee;

    (B) refund any fee; or

    (C) waive payment of any fee not required by statute.

  (5) Any fee paid for a license, endorsement or registration, which has been denied or revoked due to a criminal conviction under §363.15 of the Board Rules or any violation of the Plumbing License Law or Board Rules shall not be refunded.


Source Note: The provisions of this §361.6 adopted to be effective May 18, 1982, 7 TexReg 1748; amended to be effective December 5, 1989, 14 TexReg 6129; amended to be effective August 25, 1993, 18 TexReg 5399; amended to be effective December 8, 1993, 18 TexReg 8785; amended to be effective August 8, 1994, 19 TexReg 5709; amended to be effective August 7, 1995, 20 TexReg 5501; amended to be effective June 7, 1996, 21 TexReg 4686; amended to be effective February 27, 1997, 22 TexReg 1807; amended to be effective September 15, 1997, 22 TexReg 8999; amended to be effective January 31, 1999, 24 TexReg 557; amended to be effective June 1, 1999, 24 TexReg 4009; amended to be effective December30, 2001, 26 TexReg 10574; amended to be effective August 1, 2002, 27 TexReg 6504; amended to be effective September 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 6025; amended to be effective February 12, 2004, 29 TexReg 1199; amended to be effective September 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 7700; amended to be effective October 2, 2005, 30 TexReg 6052; amended to be effective November 1, 2009, 34 TexReg 7648; amended to be effective May 2, 2010, 35 TexReg 3497; amended to be effective November 2, 2011, 36 TexReg 7325; amended to be effective August 12, 2012, 37 TexReg 5770; amended to be effective February 11, 2014, 39 TexReg 656; amended to be effective February 9, 2016, 41 TexReg 968; amended to be effective September 1, 2017, 42 TexReg 3771; amended to be effective November 18, 2020, 45 TexReg 8135

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