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What is the Difference between Class A, B, and C Contractors?


(in the Commonwealth of Virginia)

Note the following information from the Internet regarding the Commonwealth of Virginia Contractor License Classifications.   The licenses are generally based on the monetary limits of projects that the contractor will be bidding upon:

Class A - Contractors with single projects equaling $120,000 or more and total annual projects greater than $750,000 must complete 8-Hour Basic Business Course and pass all 4 parts of exam (including Part 4 Building Technical).  Virginia Class A contractors are unrestricted in the dollar amount of contracts they may complete.


Class B – Contractors with single projects equaling $10,000 to $120,000 and total annual projects between $150,000 and $750,000 must complete the 8-Hour Basic Business Course and pass Parts 1, 2 and 3 of Exams along with a technical exam for their specialty (or Part 4 Building Technical).  Virginia Class B contractors can perform work on or manage projects up to $120,000 per project or $750,000 yearly.


Class C – Projects $10,000 or less must complete 8-Hour Basic Business Course and a technical exam for their specialty (or Part 4 Building Technical).  Virginia Class C contractors can perform work on or manage projects that are greater in value than $1,000 (but not more than $10,000) but not more than $150,000 yearly. 


Note:  NEW 2013 Requirement: Class C License Holders Now Have To Pass Exam! 

Must Pass Tests!

Ask to see proof of any contractors Classification before you sign a contract!