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Electrical Contractor Licensing in Virginia

Electrical Contractors in the Commonwealth of Virginia are required hold a certification card from the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.  Certifications are issued by the Department’s Board for Contractors.    As part of the certification process, contractors are required to meet the Board’s requirements for education and work experience, and pass a qualifying exam.

The Board offers the following certification classifications to Electrical Contractors:

  • Journeyman Electrical
  • Master Electrical

Any contractor performing work on electrical projects of $1,000 or more, must also (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in Virginia

The Commonwealth of Virginia does not have reciprocal licensing agreements for General Contractors licensed in other states.  The only reciprocity agreements that Virginia holds is for electrical and plumbing contractors.

As an out-of-state contractor, you must hold a Class A, B or C license from the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) to work on construction projects in Virginia.  Licenses are issued by the DPOR’s Board for Contractors.

As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to: (more…)

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General Contractor Licensing in Virginia

Individuals and general contracting businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia are required to hold a license from the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation’s Board for Contractors.  A license is needed for anyone performing construction, demolition, improvements or repair work on projects of $1,000 or more (more…)