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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 172. Regulations Relating to Private Security Services Businesses

6VAC20-172-20. Application fees.

A. Schedule of fees. The fees listed below reflect the costs of handling, issuance, and production associated with administering and processing applications for licensing, certification, and other administrative requests for services relating to private security services.



Fingerprint processing


Initial business license - 1-year license


Initial business license - 2-year license


Business license renewal - 2-year license


Business license category


Initial compliance agent certification


Compliance agent certification renewal


Regulatory compliance - entry-level training


Regulatory compliance - in-service training


B. Reinstatement fee.

1. The department shall collect a reinstatement fee for license or certification renewal applications not received on or before the expiration date of the expiring license or certification.

2. The reinstatement fee shall be 50% above and beyond the renewal fee of the license, certification, or any other credential issued by the department wherein a fee is established and renewal is required.

C. Dishonor of fee payment due to insufficient funds.

1. The department may suspend the license, certification, or authority it has granted any person who submits a check or similar instrument for payment of a fee required by statute or regulation that is not honored by the financial institution upon which the check or similar instrument is drawn.

2. The suspension shall become effective upon receipt of written notice of the dishonored payment. Upon notification of the suspension, the person or licensee may request that the suspended license, certification, or authority be reinstated, provided payment of the dishonored amount plus any penalties or fees required under the statute or regulation accompanies the request. Suspension under this provision shall be exempt from the Administrative Process Act.

D. Manual processing service fee. The department shall collect a $5.00 service fee for any applications under this chapter that are submitted to the department by other means than the available electronic methods established by the department.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-141 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 25, eff. September 9, 2015.

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