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Inspector and Multifamily Licenses

Inspector Licenses and Certifications

The Private Elevator Inspector License corresponds to the Elevator Safety, and it is issued by the West Virginia Division of Labor, while the Home Inspector Certification is granted by the Office of the State Fire Marshal; there are no exams required for these trades.

How to Obtain a Private Elevator Inspector License in West Virginia?

  1. Read the Elevator Safety Act
  2. Fill out the application form and return it to:
    1900 Kanawha Blvd., ​E.,
    State Capitol Complex
    Building 3, Room 200
    Charleston, WV 25305
  3. Receive a license given by the Contractor Licensing Board once the process has been validated
    • For further information, contact the Board by phone - (304) 558-7890 or via email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Obtain a Home Inspector Certification in West Virginia?

  1. Take a course given by an approved provider
  2. Complete the application form and bring it to:
    1207 Quarrier St.,
    Second floor,
    Charleston, WV 25301
  3. Acquire the certification after approval of the Office of the State Fire Marshal
    • Get in touch with the Office by phone - (304) 558-2191 or via email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details

Useful Links and Contact Information for Inspector Candidates

PSI© Exams Online

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3210 East Tropicana Ave.,
Las Vegas, NV-89121

(855) 539-0708
Fax: (702) 932-2666

Office of the State Fire Marshal

Office of the State Fire Marshal website
1207 Quarrier St.,
Second floor,
Charleston, WV 25301

(304) 558-2191
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Elevator Safety - Division of Labor

Elevator Safety
1900 Kanawha Blvd., ​E.,
State Capitol Complex
Building 3, Room 200
Charleston, WV 25305

(304) 558-7890
Fax: (304) 558-5174
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Relevant website pages and documents

Multifamily License

The Division of Labor currently offers the Multifamily Contractor License, which requires a trade, and a Business and Law exam.

How to Obtain a Multifamily Contractor License in West Virginia?

  1. Take and pass the Multifamily Contractor, and the Business and Law exams
  2. Fill out the application form and return it to:
    1900 Kanawha Blvd., ​E.,
    State Capitol Complex
    Building 3, Room 200
    Charleston, WV 25305
  3. Receive a license given by the Contractor Licensing Board once the process has been validated
    • For further information, contact the Board by phone - (304) 558-7890 or via email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Useful Links and Contact Information for Multifamily Candidates

Division of Labor

Licensing Personnel
1900 Kanawha Blvd., ​E.,
State Capitol Complex
Building 3, Room 200
Charleston, WV 25305

(304) 558-7890
Fax: (304) 558-5174
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Division of Labor

PSI© Exams Online

PSI© Exams website
3210 East Tropicana Ave.,
Las Vegas, NV-89121

(855) 539-0708
Fax: (702) 932-2666

Relevant website pages and documents