Chicago 309 – Apprentice Crane Operator
Chicago 309 Apprentice Crane Operator
As of June 1, 2022, all new applications and renewals for apprentice crane operator licenses must be submitted through the City of Chicago’s Inspections, Permits, and Licensing web portal.
An overview of the apprentice crane operator license is available on the City of Chicago Department of Buildings web site.
To apply, please create an online account and apply for a license.
Note: when creating an online account, make sure the name and address you use matches the information on your government-issued photo ID.
All fees must be paid through the web portal.
Renewing An Existing License
If you have an existing license, please create an online account and claim your license.
To access your renewal information, please enter: BCRA 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.
No examination is required for an apprentice license.