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Alabama 

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below- are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://www.alabama.gov/portal/index.jsp
» Department of Safety: http://dps.alabama.gov/Home/
» Alabama Articles
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Alaska

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the state laws.
» State Link: http://alaska.gov/ 
» Department of Safety: http://www.dps.state.ak.us/
» Department of Labor: http://labor.state.ak.us/
» Alaska Articles
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Arizona

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:http://az.gov/
» Department of Safety:http://www.azdps.gov/
» Department of Labor:http://www.ica.state.az.us/Labor/Labor_main.aspx
» Arizona Articles
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Arkansas

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the state laws.
» State Link: http://www.arkansas.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://www.ardps.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://www.ica.state.ar.us/Labor/Labor_main.aspx   
  » Arkansas Articles
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California

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh1.html
» California Articles
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Colorado

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the state laws.
» State Link http://www.colorado.gov/    
» Department of Safety:  http://cdpsweb.state.co.us/
» Department of Labor: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDLE-Main/CDLE/1240336821467
» Colorado Articles
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Connecticut

You do need a State issued license to operate a crane over 5ton. If your crane is 5 ton or under you may operate it with a Nationally Accredited Crane Certification. Below are links that will help direct you to the proper application.
» CT hoisting application
» Connecticut Articles
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Delaware

As of today there are no licensing require
ments to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://delaware.gov
» Department of Safety: http://dshs.delaware.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://www.delawareworks.com/
» Delaware Articles
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Florida

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: hhttp://www.flgov.com/
» Department of Safety: http://www.flhsmv.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://www.stateofflorida.com/Portal/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=11
» Florida Articles
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Georgia

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://georgia.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://dps.georgia.gov/http://dps.alabama.gov/Home/
» Department of Labor: https://dol.georgia.gov/
» Georgia Articles
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Hawaii

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification
» State Link: http://hawaii.gov  
» Hawaii Articles
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Idaho

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:http://www.idaho.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://dbs.idaho.gov/
» Department of Labor:  http://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/Default.aspx?alias=labor.idaho.gov/dnn/idl/
» Idaho Articles
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Illinois

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Department of Safety: http://www.idot.illinois.gov/home/traffic-safety
» Department of Labor:   ttp://www.alalabor.state.al.us/
» Illinois Articles   
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Indiana

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: https://www.in.gov/core/
» Department of Safety: http://www.in.gov/core/safety.html
» Department of Labor: http://www.in.gov/dol/iosha.htm
» Indiana Articles
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Iowa

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://www.iowa.gov
» Department of Safety: http://www.dps.state.ia.us/
» Department of Labor: https://www.iowadivisionoflabor.gov/
» Iowa Articles  
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Kansas

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://www.kansas.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://www.ksdot.org/burtrafficsaf/
» Department of Labor:  http://www.dol.ks.gov/ -
» Kansas Articles
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Kentucky

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx
» Department of Safety: https://transportation.ky.gov/Pages/Home.aspx
» Department of Labor:  https://labor.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx
» Kentucky Articles
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Louisiana

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://louisiana.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Pages/default.aspx
» Department of Labor: http://www.laworks.net/
» Louisiana Articles
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Maine

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://www.maine.gov/portal/index.html
» Department of Safety: http://www.maine.gov/dps/
» Department of Labor:  http://www.maine.gov/labor/
» Maine Articles
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Maryland

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link:  http://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/cranes/craneregs.shtml
» Maryland Articles
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Massachusetts

You do need a State issued license to operate a crane. Below are links that will help direct you to the proper application.
» State Hoisting Application
» Massachusetts Articles
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Michigan

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://www.michigan.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9615_11261---,00.html
» Department of Labor:   http://www.michigan.gov/lara/
» Michigan Articles
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Minnesota

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link:  https://mn.gov/portal/
» Minnesota Articles
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Mississippi

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://www.mississippi.gov/Pages/PortalHome.aspx
» Department of Safety: http://www.dps.state.ms.us/driver-services/
» Department of Labor:  http://www.mdes.ms.gov/Home/index.html
» Mississippi Articles
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Missouri

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://www.mo.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://dps.mo.gov
» Department of Labor:  http://www.labor.mo.gov/
» Missouri Articles
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Montana

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/cra_prg/pdf/cra_app.pdf
» Montana Articles
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Nebraska

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://nebraska.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://dol.nebraska.gov/center.cfm?PRICAT=2&SUBCAT=5Z0
» Department of Labor:  http://dol.nebraska.gov
» Nebraska Articles
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Nevada

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link: http://www.leg.state.nv.us/73rd/bills/ab/ab540_en.pdf
» Nevada Articles
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New Hampshire

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://www.nh.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://www.nh.gov/safety/
» Department of Labor:   http://www.nh.gov/labor/
» New Hampshire Articles
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New Jersey

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link:  http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us
» New Jersey Articles
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New Mexico

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link:  http://www.rld.state.nm.us
» New Mexico Articles
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New York

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link:  http://www.labor.ny.gov/formsdocs/wp/shformsandpublications.shtm
» New York Articles
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North Carolina

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link: http://www.nclabor.com/osha/etta/A_to_Z_Topics/cranes.htm
» North Carolina Articles
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North Dakota

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://www.nd.gov/
» Department of Safety: hhttp://www.nd.gov/category.htm?id=90
» Department of Labor:  http://www.nd.gov/labor/
» North Dakota Articles
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Ohio

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://ohio.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://publicsafety.ohio.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://ohio.gov/working/
» Ohio Articles
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Oklahoma

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://oklahoma.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://www.dps.state.ok.us/
Department of Labor: http://www.ok.gov/odol/
» Oklahoma Articles
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Oregon

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:http://www.oregon.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://www.oregon.gov/DPSST/
» Department of Labor: http://www.qualityinfo.org
» Oregon Articles
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Pennsylvania 

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link: http://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions
» Pennsylvania Articles
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Rhode Island

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Hoisting application
» Rhode Island Articles
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South Carolina 

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx
» Department of Safety: http://www.scdps.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/
» South Carolina  Articles
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South Dakoda

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://sd.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://dps.sd.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://dlr.sd.gov/
» South Dakoda Articles
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Tennessee 

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:http://www.tn.gov/index.shtml
» Department of Safety: http://www.tn.gov/safety/index.shtml
» Department of Labor: http://www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/
» Tennessee Articles
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Texas

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://www.texas.gov/en/Pages/default.aspx
» Department of Safety: http://www.dps.texas.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://www.twc.state.tx.us/
» Texas Articles
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Utah

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://le.utah.gov/~2007/bills/sbillenr/sb0255.htm
» Utah Articles
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Vermont

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://vermont.gov/portal/
» Department of Safety: http://dps.vermont.gov/
» Department of Labor: http://www.labor.vermont.gov/
» Vermont Articles
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Virginia

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://portal.virginia.gov/
» Department of Safety: http://www.publicsafety.virginia.gov
» Department of Labor: http://www.doli.virginia.gov/
» Virginia Articles
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Washington

To operate a crane you need to submit certain documents including a copy of you Nationally Accredited Crane Certification.
» State Link: http://www.lni.wa.gov
» Washington Articles
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West Virginia

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link:  http://www.wvlabor.com/newwebsite/Pages/licensing_cranes_main.html
» West Virginia Articles
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Wisconsin

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://wisconsin.gov/state/
» Department of Safety:http://dsps.wi.gov/sb/SB-HomePage.html
» Department of Labor:http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/
» Wisconsin Articles
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Wyoming

As of today there are no licensing requirements to operate a Crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the Sate laws.
» State Link: http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/Pages/default.aspx
» Department of Safety: http://www.whp.dot.state.wy.us/wydot
» Department of Labor: http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/Pages/default.aspx
» Wyoming Articles
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