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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 50. Board For Contractors
Chapter 30. Individual License and Certification Regulations

18VAC50-30-90. Fees for licensure and certification.

A. Each check or money order shall be made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia. All fees required by the board are nonrefundable and shall not be prorated. The date of receipt by the department or its agent is the date that will be used to determine whether or not it is on time. Fees remain active for a period of one year from the date of receipt and all applications must be completed within that time frame.

B. Fees are as follows:

Original tradesman license by examination


Original tradesman license without examination


Card exchange (exchange of locality-issued card for state-issued Virginia tradesman license)


Liquefied petroleum gas fitter


Natural gas fitter provider


Backflow prevention device worker certification


Elevator mechanic certification


Certified accessibility mechanic

Certified automatic fire sprinkler inspector



Water well systems provider certification


Residential building energy analyst license


Limited use/limited application endorsement


Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 12, eff. May 1, 1999; Volume 15, Issue 19, eff. July 9, 1999; Volume 17, Issue 26, eff. November 1, 2001; Errata, 18:4 VA.R. 658 November 5, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2003; Volume 21, Issue 20, eff. August 1, 2005; Volume 23, Issue 12, eff. April 1, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 3, eff. November 15, 2007; Volume 26, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2010; amended, Volume 30, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2014; Volume 32, Issue 1, eff. November 1, 2015; Volume 36, Issue 13, eff. April 1, 2020.

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