Reciprocity Agreements

The following are reciprocity agreements approved by the Contractor Licensing Board in 2018, 2019 & 2020:
Effective April 27, 2018: Ohio - (Plumbing Classification including Business & Law Exam)
Effective May 1, 2018: Alabama - (HVAC Classification)
Effective May 10, 2018: Ohio - (HVAC Classification including Business & Law Exam)
Effective December 19, 2019: Ohio - (Manufactured Home Installation Classification) 
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (Electrical Classification) Workers must be properly licensed by the WV Fire Marshal's Office 
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (General Building Classification)
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (HVAC Classification)
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (Masonry Classification)
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (Multi-Family Classification)
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (Plumbing Classification)
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (Residential Classification)
Effective December 17, 2020: Tennessee - (Sprinkler & Fire Protection Classification)  ​​​​Workers must be properly licensed by the WV Fire Marshal's Office​​​​​​​
The following are reciprocity agreements that have been in effect since the year 2000:
North Carolina - (Electrical Classification including Business & Law Exam)
Ohio - (Electrical Classification including Business & Law Exam)
West Virginia Fire Marshal - (Electrical Classification) A current Master Electrician license.  Workers must be properly licensed by the WV Fire Marshal's Office 
Other Accepted Exam Scores:
The Contractor Licensing Board began accepting the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors exam scores administered by PSI Services, Inc. on behalf of the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA). Exams must be passed on or after September 1, 2013.
The Contractor Licensing Board began accepting NASCLA Accredited Trade Examination for Electrical Contractors (Master/Unlimited Electrician) exam scores under the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA). Examinations are currently administered by PSI, Services, Inc. and the Louisiana State Licensing Board of Contractors. Exams must be passed on or after April 1, 2019.
Reciprocity Applications:
Alabama (HVAC Classification)​​​

North Carolina (Electrical Classification)

Ohio (Electrical, HVAC, Manufactured Housing Installer or Plumbing Classification)

Tennessee (Electrical, General Building, HVAC, Multi-Family, Plumbing, Residential or Sprinkler & Fire Protection Classification)


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