Accessibility Lift Mechanic License
General Info - 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.
Obtaining the License
Ready to get your 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.
Apply for the License
Download the application .PDF file
Maintaining Your License
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)
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.
Why the License is 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.
What laws and regulations give Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation the legal authority to issue this approval?
Public Safety Article, Title 12, Subtitle 8, Part III, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 9, Subtitle 35, Code of Maryland Regulations Title 09.35