Virginia Business Law and Project Management

Virginia Business Law and Project Management

State Requirements and Application

Test Information

Reciprocity

Permitted Work

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.

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. 

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Test Information

Test Information: This Virginia contractor exam covers information in 12 subject areas. The Virginia contractor exam questions are created from content in the 20 book set shown below the following chart. 
Candidate Information Bulletin: For the Virginia Business Law bulletin, go to Candidate Bulletin

Applicants must also pass a separate Virginia contractor exam on Business Law and Project Management for Virginia.

Exam Information
Exam Fee $40
Number of Questions 50
Passing Score 70% or 35 Questions
Time Limit 120 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Regulation of Contractors
Board Rules and Regulations
Building Codes
Transaction Recovery Fund
Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations
Business Organization
Estimating and Bidding 
Contract Management
Project Management 
Risk Management 
Safety
Labor Laws
Financial Management
Federal and State Taxes
Lien laws

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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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