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West Virginia Piping Contractor

A person whose principal business is the installation of process, power plant, air, oil, gasoline, chemical or other kinds of piping; and boilers & pressure vessels using joining methods of thread, weld, solvent weld or mechanical methods or work incidental thereto.

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  • The first step in the licensing process is to pass all required exams. Once the exams are passed, then 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.

A person whose principal business is the installation of process, power plant, air, oil, gasoline, chemical or other kinds of piping; and boilers & pressure vessels using joining methods of thread, weld, solvent weld or mechanical methods or work incidental thereto.

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  

http://www.wvlabor.com/newwebsite/Pages/index.html

To apply for an examination:

Prov

200 Association Drive, Suite 190

Charleston, WV 25311

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

Important Contacts

To apply for a Contractors license, contact:

West Virginia Division of Labor
Contractor Licensing Board
State Capital Complex, Bldg. 9, Rm. 749
Charleston, WV 25305
(304)558-7890
To apply for an Electricians License or to schedule for and Electrician's exam, contact:

State Fire Commission
Office of the State Fire Marshal
Regulatory and Licensing Division
1207 Quarrier St. 2nd floor
Charleston, WV 25301
(304)558-2191
Effective 4/1/08 the new West Virginia testing company for Contractors is Prov

Prov
200 Association Drive, Suite 190
Charleston, WV 25311
866-720-7768
304-414-0190 Ext.4 (Locally)

West Virginia has no reciprocity agreements for the license.

West Virginia does not currently require Continuing Education for this license at this time.

  • Business Law is required.
  • Prov administers the exam and 70% is required to pass.
  • 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: General Regulations, Weld Pipe Fabrication, Underground Piping, Piping Systems and Safety.

American Contractors does not currently offer a preparation class for the Piping Contractors exam. We do offer preparation for the Business Law exam.