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West Virginia Plumbing Contractor License

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License Requirements

Requirements to Obtaining your License

A Plumbing Contractors License is required in West Virginia when the project exceeds $1,000.

  • Anyone seeking to become a contractor in West Virginia is required to sit for two exams, business and law and the trade.
  • Proof of workers compensation, tax registration, and employment security coverage is required.
  • Licenses are good for one year.

Work Under this License

Work that can be Done Under this License

"Plumbing contractor” means a person whose principal business is the installation, maintenance, extension and alteration of piping, plumbing fixtures, plumbing appliances and plumbing appurtenances, venting systems and public or private water supply systems within or adjacent to any building or structure; including the installation of gas piping, chilled water piping in connection with refrigeration processes and comfort cooling, hot water piping in connection with building heating, and piping for stand pipes.

Applications for a License

Applying to get your License

  • An application for licensure can be obtained from the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Board by calling 1-304-558-7890. The licensing and application fee is $90.

Reciprocity

Reciprocity Agreements

Reciprocity is considered on a case by case basis.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

There are no requirements for continuing education as of this time.

Examination

Exam Details

  • To schedule your exam, contact ProV at 1-866-720-7768.
  • 80 questions and an 3 hour time limit
  • 70% is required to pass the exam
  • The exam fee is $42.
  • Topics on the exam include general knowledge, code requirements, plumbing fixtures, waste piping, sanitary vents, fuel gas, safety-OSHA, and isometrics.

References

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2009 International Plumbing Code
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • Plumbing Basics for Contractors

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Exam Review, Training, Education

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