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Virginia Business Law and Project Management

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  • The books for the Virginia Business Law Exam
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    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 your Step-by-Step Guide to Obtaining Your VA Contractor's 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.

    Test Information

    Candidate Information Bulletin: For the Virginia Business Law bulletin, go to Candidate Bulletin


    The following are the required sections of the VA Business Law for each class of license:

    Class A
    Part 1-Virginia Portion (Rules and Regulations)
    Part 2-General Portion
    Part 3-Advanced Portion

    Class B
    Part 1-Virginia Portion (Rules and Regulations)
    Part 2-General Portion

    EXAMINATION FEE FOR CONTRACTOR A/B
    One Portion $40
    Two Portions $72
    Three Portions $85


    Part 1 - Virginia Portion

    Exam Information
    Exam Fee $40
    Number of Questions 24
    Passing Score 75% or 18 Questions
    Time Limit 48 Minutes

    Subject Area Number of Questions
    Regulation of Contractors 7
    Board Rules and Regulations 5
    Building Codes 5
    Transaction Recovery Fund 5
    Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations 2

    Part 2 - General Portion

    Exam Information
    Exam Fee $40
    Number of Questions 50
    Passing Score 70% or 35 Questions
    Time Limit 100 Minutes

    Subject Area Number of Questions
    Business Organization 2
    Estimating and Bidding 10
    Contract Management 10
    Project Management 7
    Risk Management 3
    Safety 5
    Labor Laws 3
    Financial Management 5
    Federal and State Taxes 4
    Lien laws 1

    Part 3 - Advanced Portion

    Exam Information
    Exam Fee $40
    Number of Questions 24
    Passing Score 70% or 17 Questions
    Time Limit 60 Minutes

    Subject Area Number of Questions
    Estimating and Bidding 1
    Contract Management 4
    Project Management 1
    Risk Management 2
    Safety 2
    Labor Laws 4
    Financial Management 5
    Federal and State Taxes 4
    Lien laws 1

    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

    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.