Contractors must be pre-qualified to bid on Highway work. To find out more information about being prequalified, please click on link below.
All construction contractors doing business in West Virginia must obtain a license from the West Virginia Contractors Licensing Board. Please click on the following link for more information on this matter.
Application for a license must be filed and a license issued prior to bidding. A contractor must receive a passing score of 70% or more on his examination to obtain a license, and have filed with the West Virginia Department of Tax and Revenue for a tax identification number. The contractor must also file with the West Virginia Secretary of State, the Workers’ Compensation Fund, West Virginia Division of Employment Security and the West Virginia Division of Labor. Links to these organizations are listed below.
The contractors licensing testing agent is:
888 Oakwood Road – Suite 230
Charleston, WV 25302