Virginia General Contractor Commercial (NASCLA) Atl to (CBC)

Virginia General Contractor

Virginia General Contractor (NASCLA)

three contractors for general contractors license

State Requirements & Application

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N.A.S.C.L.A. Trades Exam Reference Book Set for the Virginia NASCLA Contractor License exam. This is every book that P.S.I. used to create the "Open Book" exam.






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State Requirements & Application


Requirements for Obtaining Your VA Contractor License:
Eligibility for a contractor's license is based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, abilities, financial position, and other entry requirements.

Class A Contractor

Must be at least 18 years old
Complete the 8 hour Pre-License course
Must be full time employee or a member of responsible management of the firm
Pass the VA Business Law exam Parts 1, 2, and 3
Pass any specialty trades exams for your specific trade
Five years experience
Net Worth of at least $45,000
Perform or manage construction, removal, repair, or improvements when (i) the total value referred to in a single contract or project is $120,000 or more, or (ii) the total value of all such construction, removal, repair, or improvements undertaken by such person within any 12-month period is $750,000 or more.

Class B Contractor

Must be at least 18 years old
Complete the 8 hour Pre-License course
Must be full time employee or a member of responsible management of the firm
Pass the VA Business Law exam Parts 1 and 2
Pass any specialty trades exams for your specific trade
Three years experience
Net Worth of at least $15,000
Perform or manage construction, removal, repair, or improvements when (i) the total value referred to in a single contract or project is $10,000 or more, but less than $120,000, or (ii) the total value of all such construction, removal, repair or improvements undertaken by such person within any 12-month period is $150,000 or more, but less than $750,000.

Class C Contractor

Must be at least 18 years old
Complete the 8 hour Pre-License course
Must be full time employee or a member of responsible management of the firm
Pass the VA Business Law exam
Pass any specialty trades exams for your specific trade
Two years experience
Perform or manage construction, removal, repair, or improvements when (i) the total value referred to in a single contract or project is over $1,000 but less than $10,000, or (ii) the total value of all such construction, removal, repair, or improvements undertaken by such person within any 12-month period is less than $150,000. The Board shall require a master tradesmen license as a condition of licensure for electrical, plumbing and heating, ventilation and air conditioning contractors.

Step-by-Step Guide to Obtaining Your VA Contractor's License

Eligibility for a contractor's license is based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, abilities, financial position, and other entry requirements.

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

Test Information This test covers information in the 12 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 21 book set shown below the following chart.
Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Exam Information
Exam Fee $106
Number of Questions 115
Passing Score 70% or 81 Questions
Time Limit 330 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
General Requirements 25
Site Construction
15
Concrete 6
Masonry
4
Metals 6
Wood 5
Thermal and Moisture Protection 5
Doors, Windows, and Glazing 4
Finishes 5
Mechanical and Plumbing Systems 6
Electrical Systems 3
Procurement and Contracting Requirements 31

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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, Florida, 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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