Virginia Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Virginia.

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Company Licenses

Virginia Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Virginia Asbestos Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Contractor License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$110

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor - Asbestos & Lead License Renewal Form -3306

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$70

Due:

Annually by the end of the month of issuance.

Virginia Class A Contractor Firm License

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Contractors
Financial Requirements:

Applicants must have a net worth of at least $45,000.

Bond Requirements:

Contractors have the option of filing a $50,000 surety bond, submitting a financial statement form, or submitting financial statements reviewed or audited by a CPA.

Notes:

Any contractor who undertakes a project the total value of which is $120,000 or more is required to have a Class A license.

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Firm License Application

Agency fee:

$385

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$240

Due:

Biennially by the end of the month of issuance.

Virginia Class B Contractor Firm License

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Contractors
Financial Requirements:

Applicants must have a net worth of at least $15,000.

Bond Requirements:

Contractors have the option of filing a $50,000 surety bond, submitting a financial statement form, or submitting financial statements reviewed or audited by a CPA.

Notes:

Any contractor who undertakes a project the total value which is between $10,000 and $120,000 is required to have a Class B license.

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Firm License Application

Agency fee:

$370

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$225

Due:

Biennially by the end of the month of issuance.

Virginia Class C Contractor Firm License

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Contractors
Financial Requirements:

There is no net worth requirement for Class C licenses.

Bond Requirements:

There is no bond requirement for Class C licenses.

Notes:

Any contractor who undertakes a project the total value which is between $1,000 and $10,000 is required to have a Class C license.

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor Firm License Application

Agency fee:

$235

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$195

Due:

Biennially by the end of the month of issuance.

Virginia Lead Abatement Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Individual Licenses

Virginia Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Virginia Asbestos Inspector License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Asbestos Management Planner License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Asbestos Project Designer License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Asbestos Project Monitor License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Asbestos Supervisor License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Asbestos Worker License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Certified Elevator Mechanic License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Journeyman Certified Water Well System Provider License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Journeyman Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Journeyman Gas Fitting License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Journeyman Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Journeyman Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitter License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Journeyman Natural Gas Fitter License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Lead Abatement Inspector License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Lead Abatement Project Designer License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Lead Abatement Risk Assessor License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Lead Abatement Supervisor License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Lead Abatement Worker License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/ALHI/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

Virginia Master Certified Water Well System Provider License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Master Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Tradesman Exam & License Application

Agency fee:

$130

Original Ink:Not required

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$90

Due:

Biennially, on the last day of the month of issuance.

Original Ink:Not required

Virginia Master Gas Fitting License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Master Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Master Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitter License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Master Natural Gas Fitter License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

Virginia Trainee Certified Water Well System Provider License

More Information:

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/

Agency:Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Tradesmen Program

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