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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 40. State Council of Higher Education For Virginia
Chapter 31. Regulations Governing Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates

8VAC40-31-320. Agent registration.

A. Agents representing one or more noncertified accredited postsecondary schools must:

1. Register with the council prior to soliciting in Virginia; and

2. Pay an annual fee of $300 per school represented.

B. Agents representing noncertified unaccredited postsecondary schools shall not conduct business in Virginia.

C. Agents operating instructional sites in Virginia must seek council certification.

D. Agent permits expire on December 31 of each calendar year. An application for an agent permit renewal must be submitted to council staff at least 60 days prior to the expiration date.

E. Refusal by an agent to display his agent's permit upon request of a prospective student, council staff member, or other interested person may result in the revocation of the agent permit.

Statutory Authority

§ 23-276.3 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 23, eff. August 24, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 8, eff. February 3, 2014.

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