General Info

Accessibility Lift Mechanic License

Statewide License

Individual license, as issued by Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, to install, service and maintain accessibility lifts.

Allows an individual to to erect, construct, wire, alter, replace, maintain, repair, dismantle, or service commercial stairway chairlifts, vertical platform lifts, or incline platform lifts.

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Valid for 2 Years Revised 10/27/2017
30 Days Approval time
$150 Application cost
60-120 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

3 years experience working in the accessibility lift industry in construction, maintenance, service, repair and alteration and pass an exam with a score of at least 70% or possession of Certified Accessibility Technician Certificate; or

Employment verification form and copy of W-2 forms.

Copy of completion of approved apprenticeship and training council program.

Copy of Certified Accessibility Technician Certification.

You have a certificate of completion of an apprenticeship program for accessibility mechanics that has standards substantially equivalent and is registered with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training of the US Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Council.

How do I apply?

Apply or register

Download form Download the .PDF file

How do I maintain or renew my license?

Maintaining Your License

Renewal after 2 Years

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your license

Complete renewal application.

Pay renewal fee.

Completion of at least 8 hours of continuing professional competency prior to submitting renewal application. Continuing professional competency providers can be found here.

License issuer



Who issues the license?

Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

Contact information

Sean Heeter
Tel: (410) 230-6196 / Fax: (410) 244-0977
Work hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Address: 500 North Calvert Street, Room 201, Baltimore, MD 21201


Why is this license required?

The Maryland Elevator Safety Review Board licenses and regulates individuals who engage in the business of erecting, constructing, wiring, altering, replacing, maintaining, repairing, dismantling, or servicing elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, and moving walks. The Board investigates complaints against licensees as well as complaints related to unlicensed practice. The Board may issue a reprimand, suspend or revoke a license and/or assess a civil penalty up to $5,000 for violations of the law and regulations.

How do I apply?

Apply or register

Download form Download the .PDF file


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