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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 5. Department Of Housing And Community Development
Chapter 21. Virginia Certification Standards
9/24/2021

13VAC5-21-31.  Qualification and examination requirements.

Applicants for all certificates shall provide proof of successful completion of approved examinations for each certificate sought based on current certification examination requirements. Applications submitted with passing grades on approved examinations older than six years from the date of passing will be denied except where the applicant can demonstrate the maintenance of a current certification issued by the approved testing agency. The department may consider related certifications maintained by the certifying entity. The department shall maintain a list of approved testing agencies and examinations that meet nationally accepted standards for each certificate offered. For information on approved testing agencies and examinations contact the department's Virginia Building Code Academy Office, 600 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 371-7180.

Statutory Authority

§ 36-137 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 20, eff. September 15, 2000; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 25, eff. October 1, 2003; Volume 22, Issue 3, eff. November 16, 2005; Volume 24, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2008; Volume 30, Issue 25, eff. September 10, 2014; Volume 37, Issue 26, eff. September 16, 2021.

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