West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor License

The Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor License allows you to do the following:

  • Commercial and residential work
  • Private water and sewer line installation

How to Get the Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor’s License in West Virginia?

  1. Contact the West Virginia Division of Labor Contractor Licensing Board and provide the scope of work to verify the classifications and tests required to obtain the Specialty Contractor License; send the request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Schedule and take both the trade and business and law exams with PSI©, apply online or contact them at (855) 539-0708
  3. Register with the West Virginia Secretary of State; candidates can contact a Business Specialist at (866) 767-8683 or (304) 558-8000 to determine if the entity must be enrolled; applicants may also register the business online at WV One Stop Business Portal, in-person at the office located on 13 Kanawha Blvd., W., Suite 201, Charleston, WV 25302, or by visiting one of their Business Hubs
  4. Present evidence of Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Compensation for all employees in case of being an entity
  5. Send a completed application form and affidavit; a wage bond is a guarantee issued to the Division of Labor to protect employee wages and fringe benefits; if the entity performs commercial construction work with employees, contact the Wage & Hour staff at (304) 558-7890 or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to verify the wage bond status
    • Note that the State of West Virginia requires a wage bond for a contractor who did not actively engage in construction work in the State for at least one year preceding the completion date of the application/affidavit form
  6. Pay the contractor license fee by check, money order, or credit card at the Charleston City Service Center Office
  7. Expect an answer from the Division regarding the license once the process is complete

West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor License Exam Prep Courses

  • Login credentials emailed upon enrollment

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    Lecture videos

    Practice questions

    Key concepts

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    $525.00
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  • Login credentials emailed upon enrollment

    Unlimited access (no time limits)

    Lecture videos

    Practice questions

    Key concepts

    Step-by-step solutions to math problems

    Live review

    classes
    $340.00
    $340.00

West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor License Exams

Below is all the information related to the trade and Business and Law exams, including the official reference lists.

West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based or remote proctored
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 180 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 35 Questions (70%)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Utilities Sitework (8)
    • Excavation (9)
    • Water Piping (9)
    • Sewer Piping (8)
    • Plan Reading and Estimating (9)
    • Safety - OSHA (7)
  • PSI© Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Official Content Outline

West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor Business and Law Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based or remote proctored
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 180 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 35 Questions (70%)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Business Organization (2)
    • Contracts (4)
    • Estimating and Bidding (4)
    • Financial Management (5)
    • Labor Law (3)
    • Licensing (7)
    • Lien Law (4)
    • Project Management (8)
    • Risk Management (4)
    • Safety - OSHA (5)
    • Tax Laws (4)
  • PSI© Business and Law Official Content Outline

West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • WEST VIRGINIA UTILITIES (SEWER & WATER) (SPECIALTY 021) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $213.70
  • WEST VIRGINIA UTILITIES (SEWER & WATER) (SPECIALTY 021) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $243.70

West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Contractor Exam Books

Books Allowed in Testing

West Virginia Utilities (Sewer & Water) (Specialty 021) Business and Law Exam Books

Books Allowed in Testing

Candidates are advised to read the OSHA Regulations that are part of the NASCLA Business and Law Manual. These regulations support exam content on OSHA Safety (19% of the questions originate from this book).