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West Virginia Multi Family Contractor

The complete combo package includes:

  • All the books for the WV Multi-Family Builder Trades Exam & Business Law
  • Pre-printed book tabs for all the books
  • Each Book's Individual Highlighting Presentation
  • Audio tracks for each book to help with some memorization
  • Digital Study Guides
  • Quizzes for each individual book
  • Book lookup exercises
  • Unlimited practice exams
  • Unlimited coaching
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    State Requirements & Application


    • Must be 21 years of age or older.
    • Must be of good character and otherwise qualified as to competency, ability, integrity and financial responsibility. To prove financial responsibility you must submit a bank credit reference form.
    • Must provide copy of an insurance certificate showing proof of workers compensation insurance and unempolyment insurance for all employees working in West Virginia.
    • The West Virginia Multi-Family Building Trades exam and West Virginia Business Law and Project Management exam completion is required prior to submitting the application for the License.
    • A wage bond status afidavid is required to be submitted with your application.
    • There is no expierence requirement for this license.

    Board Contact Information:

    Professional Division of Labor
    1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
    Building 3, Room 200
    Charleston, WV 25305

    Phone:(304) 558-7890
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm
    West Virginia Licensing Contractors Board

    Frequently Asked Questions: View FAQ

    Fees: The application fee for a new prime contractor license is $90. The renewal fee is $90.

    West Virginia Application: West Virginia Application

    Test Information

    Test Information:
    This open book test covers information over 9 subject areas. The questions are created from content in the 4 of the 5 books in the set shown above. There is also a WV Business Law exam which will cover information from the other book in the set above.

    Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

    Applicants must also pass a separate exam on Business Law and Project Management for West Virginia. There is a separate $60 fee for the Business Law exam.

    Exam Information
    Exam Fee N/A
    Number of Questions 74
    Passing Score 70% or 52 Questions
    Time Limit 180 Minutes

    Subject Area Number of Questions
    Plan Reading & Estimating 9
    Concrete 9
    Masonry 8
    Structural Steel 3
    Carpentry 15
    Roofing 6
    Associated Trades 12
    Safety OSHA 6


    West Virginia has established no reciprocity with another state for the Multi-Family Building Contractor Classification.

    Permitted Work

    The West Virginia Multi-Family Contractor license allows the builder to bid on, build, or modify multifamily residential structures or work incidental to the construction, maintenance or repair. Multifamily residential structure means a structure containing two or more residential units.