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West Virginia

Residential Contractor

Apply for the License
WV Contractor's Licensing Board
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
State Capitol Complex
Building 3, Room 200
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 558-7890
Exam Provider
ProV, Inc.
200 Association Drive, Suite 190
Charleston, WV   25311
Phone:  (304) 414-0190
(Expires August 31, 2022)
Exam Type
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Plan Reading9
Interior Finish3
Exterior Finish3
Safety – OSHA6
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

The state of West Virginia also requires that you take and pass a written Business & Law exam for this trade.

Books Allowed in the Exam
International Residential Code, 2015, ICC
Buy at Builders Book
Residential Home Builder Study Guide, NCCER
Buy from ProV
Masonry and Sitework for the Residential Contractor, 2nd Edition, NCCER
Buy from ProV
Study Guide for Residential Carpentry & Repair, 2nd Edition, NCCER
Buy from ProV

Book titles 3 and 4 can be substituted for title #2

NOTICE:  We recommend that you NOT purchase any of the books above.  ProV will no longer be providing exam services for West Virginia after August 31, 2022.  Book titles will change.  Please contact the License Board directly from the button above for info about the new provider.

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