Virginia Painter License

• 18 April 2020

Virginia Licensing Overview for a Painter

Licensing for a painter in Virginia is controlled by the Virginia Board for Contractors .

General Guidelines for a Painter in Virginia

There are no specific statewide requirements to perform painter services, but be sure to check with your local rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a painter license?

Your classification will depend on the project amount and years worth of experience. Before getting approved, you will need to pass a trade exam.

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

Virginia Board for Contractors

What are some training programs available for a painter?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

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