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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 115. Board of Counseling
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling

18VAC115-20-20. Fees required by the board.

A. The board has established the following fees applicable to licensure as a professional counselor or a resident in counseling:

Initial licensure by examination: Application processing and initial licensure as a professional counselor


Initial licensure by endorsement: Application processing and initial licensure as a professional counselor


Application and initial licensure as a resident in counseling


Pre-review of education only


Duplicate license


Verification of licensure to another jurisdiction


Active annual license renewal for a professional counselor


Inactive annual license renewal for a professional counselor


Annual renewal for a resident in counseling


Late renewal for a professional counselor


Late renewal for a resident in counseling


Reinstatement of a lapsed license for a professional counselor


Reinstatement following revocation or suspension


Replacement of or additional wall certificate


Returned check or dishonored credit or debit card


B. All fees are nonrefundable.

C. Examination fees shall be determined and made payable as determined by the board.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3505 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR560-01-02 § 1.2, eff. July 6, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 5, Issue 24, eff. September 27, 1989; Volume 7, Issue 14, eff. May 8, 1991; Volume 9, Issue 25, eff. October 6, 1993; Volume 13, Issue 7, eff. January 22, 1997; Volume 13, Issue 25, eff. August 7, 1997; Volume 16, Issue 13, eff. April 12, 2000; Volume 20, Issue 24, eff. September 8, 2004; Volume 22, Issue 2, eff. January 14, 2006; Volume 22, Issue 14, eff. April 19, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 14, eff. April 18, 2007; Volume 26, Issue 14, eff. April 14, 2010; Volume 30, Issue 19, eff. July 3, 2014; Volume 33, Issue 10, eff. February 8, 2017; Volume 37, Issue 1, eff. October 15, 2020; Volume 37, Issue 20, eff. June 23, 2021.

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