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If you want to become a licensed contractor in Virginia, you need to deal with a handful of to-dos You’ll probably need to set up your business, take some pre-license education hours, and take an exam.Read more
Getting your Virginia contractor license can feel like it requires you to learn a whole new language The six-page contractor license application is rife with words you probably don’t use in everyday conversation.Read more
Experience working with heating, ventilation, and air conditioning isn’t enough to convince the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) that you should be a licensed tradesman While experience is certainly a piece of the puzzle, you need to take a few extra steps before they’ll issue you an HVAC license.Read more
If you’re a contractor or tradesman in the state of Virginia, you’re probably at least a little bit aware of the state’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) This is the state agency that oversees licensing for a wide range of professions throughout Virginia, including (you guessed it) tradesman and contractor licensing.Read more
Getting properly licensed to work as a contractor is far from simple in Virginia For starters, the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR)’s Board for Contractors issues three different main license types: Class A, B, and C.Read more