How do I obtain a Virginia Contractors license?

Effective July 1, 2010 you must have a Virginia Contractors license before a business license will be issued. You must register with the State Board of Contractors to obtain a Virginia Contractor's License. Contact the Board for Contractors by phone at 804-367-8511 or mail to: 

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Board for Contractors
3600 West Broad Street
P.O. Box 11066
Richmond, VA 23230-1066

Visit the Virginia Board for Contractors for further information.

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1. Do I need a business license?
2. Is there a minimum amount of income I can receive before I must obtain a business license?
3. What steps must I take before I can apply for a business license?
4. How do I apply for a business license?
5. How much will the Business License cost?
6. If I am operating the business from my home, do I need to contact zoning?
7. Can I apply for a business license by mail?
8. When does the license have to be renewed?
9. Do I need an employer Identification Number?
10. What form do I file to obtain a Sales Tax Identification Number from Virginia Department of Taxation?
11. How do I obtain a Virginia Contractors license?
12. I am an out of town contractor, do I need a business license in Gloucester County?