West Virginia Multifamily Building Contractor
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  • 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.
  • The Business and Law exam is required in addition to 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.
  • The License application fee is $90.00.
  • 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.
  • Scope of Work:

    The Multifamily License is for any person who is engaged in the construction, repair or improvement of a multifamily residential structure or work incidental thereto. A multifamily residential structure means a structure containing two or more residential units.


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

    West Virginia Division of Labor

    Contractor Licensing Board

    State Capital Complex, Bldg. 9, Rm. 749

    Charleston, WV 25305

    To apply for an examination:


    200 Association Drive, Suite 190

    Charleston, WV 25311

    866-720-7768 or 304-414-0190 Ext.4 (Locally)

    Reciprocity: West Virginia does not currently have reciprocity for the Multifamily Contractor at this time.
    West Virginia does not currently require Continuing Education for the Multifamily Contractor at this time.

    Prov administers the exam.

    The Multifamily exam is an open book timed test with 75 questions and a 3-hour time limit.

    A score of 70% is required to pass the exam. The exam fee is $51.95 per exam.

    Exam topics include: Plan Reading and Estimating Site Work Concrete Masonry Structural Steel Carpentry Roofing Doors, Windows and Stairs Interior Finishes Exterior Finishes Safety

    References: 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

    American Contractors Exam Services offers an extensive 1½ day seminar to prepare you for the Multifamily Contractor license exam as well as the required Business Law exam. This seminar prepares for both exams. Together the seminar costs $583.00 plus the costs of books. Please contact us for more information!  800-992-1910

      Seminar Price: $408.10  
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    Charleston, WV5/2/2020 to 5/3/2020
    Mineral Wells, WV5/30/2020 to 5/31/2020
    Clarksburg, WV6/27/2020 to 6/28/2020
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