West Virginia Masonry Contractor
  • The first step in the licensing process is to pass all required exams. Once the exams are passed a completed application should be submitted to the State Licensing Board.
  • Business and Law exam is required as well as the trade exam.
  • There are no State mandated minimum experience requirements for this license.
  • There are no State mandated financial requirements except for the Wage Bond.
  • All types of contractors are required to carry Workers Compensation Insurance and Unemployment Insurance. Applicants who have NOT been actively and actually engaged in construction work in West Virginia for the past 5 consecutive years must obtain a Wage Bond covering all employee salaries for four weeks at full production. Exceptions to the Wage Bond requirement are contractors that are only performing Residential work and those who have been actively engaged in construction work in West Virginia for the past 5 consecutive years./i>
Scope of Work: Masonry Contractor means a contractor whose primary business is the installation or brick, concrete block, stone, marble, slate or other units and products common the masonry industry with or without mortar and work incidental to the installation, including the installation of grout, caulking, tuck pointing, sandblasting, mortar washing, parging, cleaning, and welding of reinforcement steel related to masonry construction.

To apply for licensure contact, West Virginia Division of Labor Contractor Licensing Board at (304) 558-7890.

West Virginia Division of Labor

Contractor Licensing Board

State Capital Complex, Bldg. 9, Rm. 749

Charleston, WV 25305  

To apply for an examination, contact:


200 Association Drive, Suite 190

Charleston, WV 25311



West Virginia has no reciprocity agreements for this license at this time.


West Virginia does not require continuing education for this license at this time.

  • Prov administers the exam and a score of 70% is required to pass.
  • Business and Law is required.
  • It is an open book timed test with 50 questions and a 3-hour time limit.
  • The exam fee is $51.95 per exam.
  • Out of state testing is available for an additional cost (call Prov for locations).
  • To schedule an exam please contact PROV at 866-720-7768

    Exam topics include: Estimating and Plan Reading, Concrete Block, Brick, Stone, Glass Block, Mortar, Steel Reinforcement, Insulated Concrete Wall Units and Safety.

  • Prov has established testing locations in the following cities: Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown and Wheeling.


The references listed in the Right-Hand column are permitted into the exam and they are available to purchase by calling 800-992-1910 or from our online bookstore . References may be highlighted and tabbed (with permanent index tabs) prior to testing.

Training: American Contractors does not currently offer a preparation class for the Masonry Contractors exam. We do offer the required Business Law Seminar. Please contact us for more information.

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