Builders are not approved by VA. They need only to register with VA to obtain a VA Builder ID number. Thus, there is no lengthy processing time and in most cases, an ID number can be issued within five (5) business days.
To obtain a Builder ID number, four items need to be submitted to the Construction and Valuation unit of the local VA Regional Loan Center having jurisdiction over the area in which the builder will construct property. These items are:
Information concerning VA Builder ID number requirements can also be found in the VA Lenders Handbook (VA Pamphlet 26-7), Chapter 10, Topic 11.
The list of VA-registered builders may be obtained on LGY Hub.
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Last updated January 11, 2022