Virginia Business Law and Project Management

Virginia General Contractor

Virginia Business Law and Project Management

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State Requirements & Application

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Test Information

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Reciprocity

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Permitted Work

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VIRGINIA Business Law Complete Study Pack

This course is for the VIRGINIA General Contractor Business and Law exam. It contains everything you need to pass your exam including prep course, reference book, printed book tabs, and a printed study guide.

VA Business/Law for General Contractors Prep Course

Exam prep for the Virginia Contractor Business & Law exam. You get online presentations and highlighting, unlimited practice exams and printable online study guide. This prep only product does not include the reference book used to create State exam.

Virginia Business Law & Project Management

NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management, Virginia Edition. This book is for the Virginia Business and Law Exam for State Contractor Licenses.

Step 1

Submit your Virginia Business Law application and receive pre-approval from the state.

Step 2

Purchase your exam prep course - VIRGINIA Business Law Complete Study Pack.

Step 3

Study for Virginia Business Law and Project Management Exam.

Step 4

Schedule your final exam at PSI Exams. Pass your and Virginia Business Law and Project Management exam.

State Requirements & Application

Board Contact Information:

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
9960 Mayland Dr. Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233-1485

Phone: 804.367.8511 or 804.367.8500
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:15am - 5:00pm
Website:
http://www.dpor.virginia.gov

Frequently Asked Questions:

Click here for the Step by Step Guide to Obtaining Your License

Click here for your Virginia Contractor License Application


Fees: The application fee for a new prime Virginia contractor's license is $385 for a Class A, $370 for a Class B, and $235 for a Class C.

8 hour pre-license course must be taken along with the Virginia Business Law before Application is submitted for the Specialty exam.

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Test Information

Candidate Information Bulletin: For the Virginia Business Law bulletin, go to Candidate Bulletin


The following are the required sections of the VA Business Law for each class of license:

Class A
Part 1-Virginia Portion (Rules and Regulations)
Part 2-General Portion
Part 3-Advanced Portion

Class B
Part 1-Virginia Portion (Rules and Regulations)
Part 2-General Portion

EXAMINATION FEE FOR CONTRACTOR A/B
One Portion $40
Two Portions $72
Three Portions $85


Part 1 - Virginia Portion

Exam Information
Exam Fee $40
Number of Questions 24
Passing Score 75% or 18 Questions
Time Limit 48 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Regulation of Contractors 7
Board Rules and Regulations 5
Building Codes 5
Transaction Recovery Fund 5
Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations 2

Part 2 - General Portion

Exam Information
Exam Fee $40
Number of Questions 50
Passing Score 70% or 35 Questions
Time Limit 100 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Business Organization 2
Estimating and Bidding 10
Contract Management 10
Project Management 7
Risk Management 3
Safety 5
Labor Laws 3
Financial Management 5
Federal and State Taxes 4
Lien laws 1

Part 3 - Advanced Portion

Exam Information
Exam Fee $40
Number of Questions 24
Passing Score 70% or 17 Questions
Time Limit 60 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Estimating and Bidding 1
Contract Management 4
Project Management 1
Risk Management 2
Safety 2
Labor Laws 4
Financial Management 5
Federal and State Taxes 4
Lien laws 1

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Reciprocity

Virginia has established reciprocity with Louisiana. You must hold a commercial license with a classification of "building construction" and have obtained the license by examination in order to qualify.

The NASCLA exam serves as your trades exam in Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia

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Permitted Work

With this license you may bid on and build all types of commercial buildings in VA. Residential work is not permitted with this license.

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