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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 115. Board of Counseling
Chapter 30. Regulations Governing the Certification of Substance Abuse Counselors and Substance Abuse Counseling Assistants

18VAC115-30-30. Fees required by the board.

A. The board has established the following fees applicable to the certification of substance abuse counselors and substance abuse counseling assistants:

Substance abuse counselor annual certification renewal


Substance abuse counseling assistant annual certification renewal


Substance abuse counselor initial certification by examination:

Application processing and initial certification


Substance abuse counseling assistant initial certification by examination:

Application processing and initial certification


Initial certification by endorsement of substance abuse counselors:

Application processing and initial certification


Registration of supervision


Add or change to supervision


Duplicate certificate


Certificate verification


Late renewal


Reinstatement of a lapsed certificate


Replacement of or additional wall certificate


Returned check or dishonored credit card or debit card


Reinstatement following revocation or suspension


B. All fees are nonrefundable.

C. Examination fees shall be paid directly to the examination services according to its requirements.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR560-01-03 § 1.3, eff. May 8, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 10, Issue 14, eff. May 4, 1994; Volume 13, Issue 7, eff. January 22, 1997; Volume 13, Issue 25, eff. August 7, 1997; Volume 16, Issue 7, eff. January 19, 2000; Volume 16, Issue 13, eff. April 12, 2000; Volume 19, Issue 18, eff. June 18, 2003; Volume 22, Issue 2, eff. January 21, 2006; Volume 22, Issue 14, eff. April 19, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 14, eff. April 18, 2007; Volume 25, Issue 26, eff. October 15, 2009; Volume 26, Issue 14, eff. April 14, 2010; Volume 32, Issue 7, eff. January 15, 2016; Volume 33, Issue 10, eff. February 8, 2017; Volume 37, Issue 1, eff. October 15, 2020.

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