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

Virginia Commercial General Contractor NASCLA

State Requirements and Application

Test Information

Reciprocity

Permitted Work

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Virginia Nascla Complete Book Set

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 ContractorClass B Contractor
Class C Contractor
1. Must be at least 18 years oldMust be at least 18 years oldMust be at least 18 years old
2. Complete the 8 hour Pre-License courseComplete the 8 hour Pre-License courseComplete the 8 hour Pre-License course
3. Must be full time employee or a member of responsible management of the firmMust be full time employee or a member of responsible management of the firmMust be full time employee or a member of responsible management of the firm
4. Pass the VA Business Law exam Parts 1, 2, and 3Pass the VA Business Law exam Parts 1 and 2
5. Pass any specialty trades exams for your specific tradePass any specialty trades exams for your specific tradePass any specialty trades exams for your specific trade
6. Five years experienceThree years experienceTwo years experience
7. Net Worth of at least $45,000Net Worth of at least $15,000

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.


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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
Planning and Estimating 21
Financial and Project Management
21
Safety 19
Site Construction
15
Concrete 8
Masonry 3
Metals 5
Wood Foundations and Framing 5
Thermal Moisture Protection 4
Doors, Windows, and Glazing 5
Finishes 7
Specialty Equip. and Conveyance Systems 2

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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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