NBOPE Journeyman and Master Plumber

Initial Fee



Passing Score



3 Years


Applicants shall submit the following documents with their application and must be qualified as mandated by Clark County and the City of Reno.

National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) is officially announcing that the NBOPE Journeyman and Master Plumber exams, based on the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), are now complete.

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This certification is valid for three (3) years from issuance.

Passing Score

Candidates must score a minimum of 75% (113 accumulative points) to pass.

To Qualify

Specific Qualifications for Journeyman Plumber: All applicants must have four (4) years in a state registered, accredited apprenticeship or 8,000 hours of substantiated experience in the plumbing trade.

Specific Qualifications for Master Plumber: All master plumber applicants shall have proof of holding a current and in good standing NBOPE Nevada Journeyman Plumber License for a period of 1 year or 2,000 hours.

To Recertify

Recertification can be done online or recognized training seminars (CEU’s). The online recertification of this certification can be accomplished by successfully passing a forty (40) question, non-proctored, multiple choice “open book” prior to the expiration date of certification. Candidates must answer thirty of the questions (75%) correctly on the exam to achieve a passing grade. Individuals whose plumber certification expires January 1, 2019 and after will recertify to the 2018 UPC.

Other Information

Locate a Prometric Test Center

You will need your Eligibility ID to schedule your exam. This will be provided to you in your approval email.   To locate a Prometric Center near you Click Here.