Chicago 301 – Stationary Engineers

Chicago 301 Stationary Engineers

As of June 1, 2022, all new applications and renewals for stationary engineer licenses must be submitted through the City of Chicago’s Inspections, Permits, and Licensing web portal.

An overview of the stationary engineer license is available on the City of Chicago Department of Buildings web site.

New Applicants

To apply to take the written examination, please create an online account and apply for a license.

Must have two years of experience at the time you apply online.

Note: when creating an online account, make sure the name and address you use matches the information on the government-issued photo ID that you will show when you arrive for the written examination.

The written examination is given on announced dates (see below).

Study Guide: Stationary Engineer Study Guide

All fees must be paid through the web portal.

In order to be approved for the exam date for which they registered, candidates MUST PAY FOR THE EXAM BY 12:00pm on the deadline date.
Candidates who have not paid for the exam by 12:00pm on the deadline date will be automatically moved to the next examination date.

Renewing An Existing License

If you have an existing license, please create an online account and request that you be associated with the company that holds the license.

To access your renewal information, please enter: BBRI   plus the numeric portion only of your current license

All renewals must be submitted and paid for through the web portal. Renewals will not be accepted by mail or over the phone.

Exam Information:

Exam Exam Date Deadline City Fees
Written Jun 26, 2024 May 31, 2024 Chicago, IL. $70.00
Written Oct 23, 2024 Sep 24, 2024 Chicago, IL. $70.00
Name:Olivia Porras
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