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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 490. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations: Fee Schedule
12/6/2019

12VAC5-490-40. Application and Licensing Fees for Radioactive Materials Licenses.

The application fee for a radioactive materials license and annual fees for persons issued a radioactive materials license pursuant to 12VAC5-481 are listed in the following table:

Category

Specific License Type

Application & Annual Fee

1

Special Nuclear Material (SNM)

A.

Possession and use of SNM in sealed sources contained in devices used in measuring systems

$1,700

B.

SNM to be used as calibration and reference sources

$900

C.

SNM - all other, except license authorizing SNM in unsealed form that would constitute a critical mass (fee waived if facility holds additional license category)

$3,400

2

Source Material

A.

Source material processing and distribution

$5,100

B.

Source material in shielding (fee waived if facility holds additional license category)

$300

C.

Source material - all other, excluding depleted uranium used as shielding or counterweights

$3,400

3

Byproduct, NARM

A.

Broad scope for processing or manufacturing of items for commercial distribution

$17,000

B.

Processing or manufacturing and commercial distribution of radiopharmaceuticals, generators, reagent kits and sources or devices

$9,000

C.

Commercial distribution or redistribution of radiopharmaceuticals, generators, reagent kits and sources or devices

$6,800

D.

Processing or manufacturing of items for commercial distribution

$3,400

E.

Industrial radiography operations performed only in a shielded radiography installation

$5,100

F.

Industrial radiography performed only at the address indicated on the license and at temporary job sites

$6,000

G.

Possession and use of less than 370 TBq (10,000 curies) of radioactive material in sealed sources for irradiation of materials where the source is not removed from the shield (fee waived if facility holds additional irradiator license category)

$3,400

H.

Possession and use of less than 370 TBq (10,000 curies) of radioactive material in sealed sources for irradiation of materials where the source is exposed for irradiation purposes. The category also includes underwater irradiators for irradiation of materials in which the source is not exposed for irradiation

$5,100

I.

Possession and use of at least 370 TBq (10,000 curies) and less than 3.7 PBq (100,000 curies) of radioactive material in sealed sources for irradiation of materials

$5,100

J.

Possession and use of 3.7 PBq (100,000 curies) or more of radioactive material in sealed sources for irradiation of materials

$8,500

K.

Distribute items containing radioactive materials to persons under a general license

$1,700

L.

Possess radioactive materials intended for distribution to persons exempt from licensing

$1,700

M.

Broad scope for research and development that does not authorize commercial distribution

$10,200

N.

Research and development that does not authorize commercial distribution

$1,700

O.

Installation, repair, maintenance or other service of devices or items containing radioactive material, excluding waste transportation or broker services

$1,700

P.

Portable gauges

$1,300

Q.

Portable x-ray fluorescence analyzer (XRF), dewpointer or gas chromatograph

$400

R.

Leak testing services

$900

S.

Instrument calibration services

$1,700

T.

Fixed gauges

$1,300

U.

All other radioactive material licenses, except as otherwise noted

$2,600

4

Waste Processing

A.

Commercial waste treatment facilities, including incineration

$170,000

B.

All other commercial facilities involving waste compaction, repackaging, storage or transfer

$12,800

C.

Waste processing - all other, including decontamination service

$8,500

5

Well Logging

A.

Well logging using sealed sources or subsurface tracer studies

$5,100

B.

Well logging using sealed sources and subsurface tracer studies

$5,100

6

Nuclear Laundry

A.

Commercial collection and laundry of items contaminated with radioactive material

$17,000

7

Medical or veterinary

A.

Human use of sealed sources contained in teletherapy or stereotactic radiosurgery devices, including mobile therapy

$10,200

B.

Broad scope for human use in medical diagnosis, treatment, research and development (excluding teletherapy or stereotactic radiosurgery devices)

$20,400

C.

Mobile nuclear medicine

$3,400

D.

Medical institutions providing imaging, diagnostic or radionuclide therapy

$4,000

E.

Medical institutions using a High Dose Remote Afterloader (HDR) or emerging technologies

$6,400

F.

Veterinary use of radioactive materials

$1,700

G.

In-vitro

$1,700

8

Academic

A.

Educational use or academic research and development that does not authorize commercial distribution, excluding broad scope or human use licenses

$1,300

9

Accelerator

A.

Production of radioisotopes with commercial distribution

$3,400

B.

Production - all other (fee waived if facility holds medical broad scope license with no commercial distribution)

$3,400

10

Reciprocity

A.

Reciprocity recognition of an out-of-state specific license

50% of annual fee of applicable category

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 25, Issue 11, eff. March 4, 2009; amended, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 03, eff. November 22, 2012; Volume 35, Issue 10, eff. February 7, 2019.

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