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Chicago 309 – Apprentice Crane Operator

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Chicago  309  Apprentice Crane Operator

Due to a Department of Buildings computer system upgrade, we are not currently processing new applications or renewals for Apprentice Crane Operator Mechanics licenses. Existing Apprentice Crane Operator Mechanics licenses which expired in April, May or June of 2022 will be honored through July 1, 2022. We expect processing of applications and renewals to resume by June 1, 2022. Please check this webpage for updates.

 

First Time License without Examination:

  1. Submit two (2) current identical color photographs approximately 1 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches.
    • Only passport photos will be accepted.
    • Please put your name on the back of each photograph.
  2. Applicable fees can be located at www.continentaltesting.net
    • Click on: Application Services, then Chicago.
    • The professions are listed.
  3. Application fee. If by check or money order then make payable to the: City of Chicago.
  4. All applicants must work as a crane operator under the direct supervision of a licensed Crane Operator.
  5. Applicants must provide a notarized letter (on company stationery) from an employer of Licensed Crane Operators.

OR

  1. Provide a notarized letter (on company stationery) from an officer of a training program that is approved by the Commissioner, stating that the applicant will receive training under the direct supervision of a Licensed Crane Operator
  2. Submit this form and mail with all supplemental documents to:
    City of Chicago
    Trade Licenses
    P.O. Box 388249
    Chicago, Illinois 60638-8249

FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS, SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF PAGE AND FOLLOW THE ONLINE PROMPTS

Application Fees:

Fee Amount Comments
Initial License $50.00
License Renewal $50.00
ID Card Replacement $25.00
Certificate Replacement $25.00

 Exam Contact:

Name:  Olivia Porras
Email:  oporras@continentaltesting.net
 Email Us
Phone:  (800) 359-1313
Ext:  103