After your completed application is approved, the Lead Licensing Program will send you a notice of approval with the dates, times and exam locations. State exams are given twice monthly with one exam in the St. Louis area and one exam in the Kansas City area. Registration to take the exam at these locations is recommended as schedules occasionally change. You may also call and schedule an appointment to take the exam during regular business hours at our Jefferson City office. The applicant has six months from the date of application approval to take the state exam.