Lead Licensing - General Licensure ← Knowledge Base What entity governs lead-based paint activities in the State of Missouri? Who must obtain a lead license? How do I apply for a lead license? What do I need to include in my application for individual licensure? What do I need to include in my application for a contractor license? How long does it take to process my application? Can I apply for licensure before I have completed the appropriate lead training? When do I take the state exam for licensure? What does it cost to become licensed to conduct lead-bearing substance activities? Where can I attend accredited lead training? How often do I need to take a refresher course? When does my license expire? Is there a "grace period" after my license expires? Will the program forward a renewal application to me before my license expires? Will the Missouri Lead Licensing program approve a license through reciprocity?