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18VAC85-20-22. Required fees.

A. Unless otherwise provided, fees established by the board shall not be refundable.

B. All examination fees shall be determined by and made payable as designated by the board.

C. The application fee for licensure in medicine, osteopathic medicine, and podiatry shall be $302, and the fee for licensure in chiropractic shall be $277.

D. The fee for a temporary authorization to practice medicine pursuant to §54.1-2927 B (i) and (ii) of the Code of Virginia shall be $25.

E. The application fee for a limited professorial or fellow license issued pursuant to 18VAC85-20-210 shall be $55. The annual renewal fee shall be $35. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $15.

F. The application fee for a limited license to interns and residents pursuant to 18VAC85-20-220 shall be $55. The annual renewal fee shall be $35. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $15.

G. The fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15; the fee for a duplicate license shall be $5.

H. The fee for biennial renewal shall be $337 for licensure in medicine, osteopathic medicine and podiatry and $312 for licensure in chiropractic, due in each even-numbered year in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for processing a late renewal application within one renewal cycle shall be $115 for licensure in medicine, osteopathic medicine and podiatry and $105 for licensure in chiropractic.

I. The fee for requesting reinstatement of licensure or certification pursuant to §54.1-2408.2 of the Code of Virginia or for requesting reinstatement after any petition to reinstate the certificate or license of any person has been denied shall be $2,000.

J. The fee for reinstatement of a license issued by the Board of Medicine pursuant to §54.1-2904 of the Code of Virginia that has expired for a period of two years or more shall be $382 for licensure in medicine, osteopathic medicine and podiatry and $367 for licensure in chiropractic in addition to the late fee for each year in which the license has been lapsed, not to exceed a total of four years. The fee shall be submitted with an application for licensure reinstatement.

K. The fee for a letter of verification of licensure to another jurisdiction shall be $10, and the fee for certification of grades to another jurisdiction by the board shall be $25. Fees shall be due and payable upon submitting a request for verification or certification to the board.

L. The fee for biennial renewal of an inactive license shall be $168, due in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $55 for each renewal cycle.

M. The fee for an application or for the biennial renewal of a restricted volunteer license shall be $75, due in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $25 for each renewal cycle.

M. N. The fee for a returned check shall be $35.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 21, eff. August 5, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 4, eff. December 8, 1999; Volume 16, Issue 13, eff. April 12, 2000; Volume 16, Issue 21, eff. August 2, 2000; Volume 20, Issue 10, eff. February 25, 2004; Volume 20, Issue 20, eff. July 14, 2004; Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 24, Issue 11, March 5, 2008.

Part II
Standards of Professional Conduct

18VAC85-20-226. Restricted volunteer license.

A. Any doctor of medicine, osteopathic medicine, podiatry or chiropractic who held an unrestricted license issued by the Virginia Board of Medicine or by a board in another state as a licensee in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive may be issued a restricted volunteer license to practice without compensation in a clinic that is organized in whole or in part for the delivery of health care services without charge in accordance with §54.1-106 of the Code of Virginia. 

B. To be issued a restricted volunteer license, a doctor of medicine, osteopathic medicine, podiatry or chiropractic shall submit an application to the board that documents compliance with requirements of §54.1-2928.1 of the Code of Virginia and the application fee prescribed in 18VAC85-20-22.

C. The licensee who intends to continue practicing with a restricted volunteer license shall renew biennially during his birth month, meet the continued competency requirements prescribed in subsection D of this section, and pay to the board the renewal fee prescribed in 18VAC85-20-22. 

D. The holder of a restricted volunteer license shall not be required to attest to hours of continuing education for the first renewal of such a license.  For each renewal thereafter, the licensee shall attest to 30 hours obtained during the two years immediately preceding renewal with at least 15 hours of Type 1 activities or courses offered by an accredited sponsor or organization sanctioned by the profession and no more than 15 hours of Type 2 activities or courses.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

18VAC85-40-35. Fees.

The following fees are required:

1. The application fee, payable at the time the application is filed, shall be $130.

2. The biennial fee for renewal of active licensure shall be $135 and for renewal of inactive licensure shall be $70, payable in each odd-numbered year in the license holder''s birth month.

3. The additional fee for late renewal of licensure within one renewal cycle shall be $50.

4. The fee for reinstatement of a license issued by the Board of Medicine pursuant to §54.1-2904 of the Code of Virginia, which has lapsed for a period of two years or more, shall be $180 and must be submitted with an application for licensure reinstatement.

5. The fee for reinstatement of a license pursuant to §54.1-2408.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be $2,000.

6. The fee for a duplicate license shall be $5, and the fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15.

7. The fee for a returned check shall be $35.

8. The fee for a letter of good standing/verification to another jurisdiction shall be $10; the fee for certification of grades to another jurisdiction shall be $25.

9. The fee for an application or for the biennial renewal of a restricted volunteer license shall be $35, due in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $15 for each renewal cycle.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 2, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 9, eff. February 7, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 11, March 5, 2008.

Part II
Requirements For Licensure As A Respiratory Care Practitioner

18VAC85-40-67. Restricted volunteer license.

A. A respiratory care practitioner who held an unrestricted license issued by the Virginia Board of Medicine or by a board in another state as a licensee in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive may be issued a restricted volunteer license to practice without compensation in a clinic that is organized in whole or in part for the delivery of health care services without charge in accordance with §54.1-106 of the Code of Virginia. 

B. To be issued a restricted volunteer license, a respiratory care practitioner shall submit an application to the board that documents compliance with requirements of §54.1-2928.1 of the Code of Virginia and the application fee prescribed in 18VAC85-40-35.

C. The licensee who intends to continue practicing with a restricted volunteer license shall renew  biennially during his birth month, meet the continued competency requirements prescribed in subsection D of this section, and pay to the board the renewal fee prescribed in 18VAC85-40-35. 

D. The holder of a restricted volunteer license shall not be required to attest to hours of continuing education for the first renewal of such a license.  For each renewal thereafter, the licensee shall attest to obtaining 10 hours of continuing education as approved and documented by a sponsor recognized by the AARC or in courses directly related to the practice of respiratory care as approved by the American Medical Association for Category 1 CME credit within the last biennium.

Part IV
Scope of Practice

18VAC85-50-35. Fees.

Unless otherwise provided, the following fees shall not be refundable:

1. The initial application fee for a license, payable at the time application is filed, shall be $130.

2. The biennial fee for renewal of an active license shall be $135 and for renewal of an inactive license shall be $70, payable in each odd-numbered year in the birth month of the licensee.

3. The additional fee for late renewal of licensure within one renewal cycle shall be $50.

4. A restricted volunteer license shall expire 12 months from the date of issuance and may be renewed without charge by receipt of a renewal application that verifies that the physician assistant continues to comply with provisions of §54.1-2951.3 of the Code of Virginia.

5. The fee for review and approval of a new protocol submitted following initial licensure shall be $15.

6. The fee for reinstatement of a license pursuant to §54.1-2408.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be $2,000.

7. The fee for a duplicate license shall be $5, and the fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15.

8. The fee for a returned check shall be $35.

9. The fee for a letter of good standing/verification to another jurisdiction shall be $10.

10. The fee for an application or for the biennial renewal of a restricted volunteer license shall be $35, due in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $15 for each renewal cycle.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 21, eff. July 31, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 9, eff. February 7, 2007.

Part II
Requirements for Practice as a Physician''s Assistant

18VAC85-50-61. Restricted volunteer license.

A. A physician assistant who held an unrestricted license issued by the Virginia Board of Medicine or by a board in another state as a licensee in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive may be issued a restricted volunteer license to practice without compensation in a clinic that is organized in whole or in part for the delivery of health care services without charge in accordance with §54.1-106 of the Code of Virginia. 

B. To be issued a restricted volunteer license, a physician assistant shall submit an application to the board that documents compliance with requirements of §54.1-2928.1 of the Code of Virginia and the application fee prescribed in 18VAC85-50-35.

C. The licensee who intends to continue practicing with a restricted volunteer license shall renew biennially during his birth month, meet the continued competency requirements prescribed in subsection D of this section, and pay to the board the renewal fee prescribed in 18VAC85-50-35. 

D. The holder of a restricted volunteer license shall not be required to attest to hours of continuing education for the first renewal of such a license.  For each renewal thereafter, the licensee shall attest to obtaining 50 hours of continuing education during the biennial renewal period with at least 25 hours in Type 1 and no more than 25 hours in Type 2 as acceptable to the NCCPA.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

18VAC85-80-26. Fees.

A. The following fees have been established by the board:

1. The initial fee for the occupational therapist license shall be $130.

2. The fee for reinstatement of the occupational therapist license that has been lapsed for two years or more shall be $180.

3. The fee for active license renewal shall be $135 and for inactive license renewal shall be $70 and shall be due in the birth month of the licensed therapist in each even-numbered year.

4. The additional fee for processing a late renewal application within one renewal cycle shall be $50.

5. The fee for a letter of good standing or verification to another state for a license shall be $10.

6. The fee for reinstatement of licensure pursuant to §54.1-2408.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be $2,000.

7. The fee for a returned check shall be $35.

8. The fee for a duplicate license shall be $5, and the fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15.

9. The fee for an application or for the biennial renewal of a restricted volunteer license shall be $35, due in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $15 for each renewal cycle.

B. Unless otherwise provided, fees established by the board shall not be refundable.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 1, eff. October 23, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 9, eff. February 7, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

Part II
Requirements of Licensure as an Occupational Therapist

18VAC85-80-73. Restricted volunteer license.

A. An occupational therapist who held an unrestricted license issued by the Virginia Board of Medicine or by a board in another state as a licensee in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive may be issued a restricted volunteer license to practice without compensation in a clinic that is organized in whole or in part for the delivery of health care services without charge in accordance with §54.1-106 of the Code of Virginia. 

B. To be issued a restricted volunteer license, an occupational therapist shall submit an application to the board that documents compliance with requirements of §54.1-2928.1 of the Code of Virginia and the application fee prescribed in 18VAC85-80-26.

C. The licensee who intends to continue practicing with a restricted volunteer license shall renew  biennially during his birth month, meet the continued competency requirements prescribed in subsection D of this section, and pay to the board the renewal fee prescribed in 18VAC85-80-26. 

D. The holder of a restricted volunteer license shall not be required to attest to hours of continuing education for the first renewal of such a license.  For each renewal thereafter, the licensee shall attest to obtaining 10 hours of continuing education during the biennial renewal period with at least five hours of Type 1 and no more than five hours of Type 2 as specified in 18VAC85-80-71.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

18VAC85-101-25. Fees.

A. Unless otherwise provided, fees listed in this section shall not be refundable.

B. Initial licensure fees.

1. The application fee for radiologic technologist licensure shall be $130.

2. The application fee for the radiologic technologist-limited licensure shall be $90.

3. All examination fees shall be determined by and made payable as designated by the board.

C. Licensure renewal and reinstatement.

1. The fee for active license renewal for a radiologic technologist shall be $135 and for a radiologic technologist-limited shall be $70. The fee for inactive license renewal for a radiologic technologist shall be $70 and for a radiologic technologist-limited shall be $35.

2. An additional fee of $50 for a radiologic technologist and $25 for a radiologic technologist-limited to cover administrative costs for processing a late renewal application within one renewal cycle shall be imposed by the board.

3. The fee for reinstatement of a license that has lapsed for a period of two years or more shall be $180 for a radiologic technologist and $120 for a radiologic technologist-limited and shall be submitted with an application for licensure reinstatement.

4. The fee for reinstatement of a license pursuant to §54.1-2408.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be $2,000.

D. Other fees.

1. The application fee for a traineeship as a radiologic technologist shall be $25.

2. The fee for a letter of good standing or verification to another state for licensure shall be $10; the fee for certification of grades to another jurisdiction shall be $25.

3. The fee for a returned check shall be $35.

4. The fee for a duplicate license shall be $5.00, and the fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15.

5. The fee for an application or for the biennial renewal of a restricted volunteer license shall be $35, due in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $15 for each renewal cycle.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 2, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 9, eff. February 7, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

Part II
Licensure Requirements - Radiologic Technologist

18VAC85-101-153. Restricted volunteer license.

A. A licensed radiologic technologist or a radiologic technologist-limited who held an unrestricted license issued by the Virginia Board of Medicine or by a board in another state as a licensee in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive may be issued a restricted volunteer license to practice without compensation in a clinic that is organized in whole or in part for the delivery of health care services without charge in accordance with §54.1-106 of the Code of Virginia. 

B. To be issued a restricted volunteer license, a licensed radiologic technologist or a radiologic technologist-limited shall submit an application to the board that documents compliance with requirements of §54.1-2928.1 of the Code of Virginia and the application fee prescribed in 18VAC85-101-25.

C. The licensee who intends to continue practicing with a restricted volunteer license shall renew  biennially during his birth month, meet the continued competency requirements prescribed in subsection D of this section, and pay to the board the renewal fee prescribed in 18VAC85-101-25. 

D. The holder of a restricted volunteer license shall not be required to attest to hours of continuing education for the first renewal of such a license.  For each renewal thereafter, a licensed radiologic technologist shall attest to having completed 12 hours of Category A continuing education as acceptable to and documented by the ARRT within the last biennium. A radiologic technologist-limited shall attest to having completed six hours of Category A continuing education within the last biennium that corresponds to the anatomical areas in which the limited licensee practices. Hours shall be acceptable to and documented by the ARRT or by any other entity approved by the board for limited licensees whose scope of practice is podiatry or bone densitometry.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

18VAC85-110-35. Fees.

Unless otherwise provided, the following fees shall not be refundable:

1. The application fee for a license to practice as an acupuncturist shall be $130.

2. The fee for biennial active license renewal shall be $135; the fee for biennial inactive license renewal shall be $70.

3. The additional fee for processing a late renewal within one renewal cycle shall be $50.

4. The fee for reinstatement of a license which has expired for two or more years shall be $180.

5. The fee for a letter of good standing/verification of a license to another jurisdiction shall be $10.

6. The fee for reinstatement of a license pursuant to §54.1-2408.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be $2,000.

7. The fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15.

8. The fee for a duplicate renewal license shall be $5.

9. The fee for a returned check shall be $35.

10. The fee for an application or for the biennial renewal of a restricted volunteer license shall be $35, due in the licensee''s birth month. An additional fee for late renewal of licensure shall be $15 for each renewal cycle.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 4, eff. December 9, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 13, eff. April 12, 2000; Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 9, eff. February 7, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

Part II
Requirements for Licensure

18VAC85-110-161. Restricted volunteer license.

A. A licensed acupuncturist who held an unrestricted license issued by the Virginia Board of Medicine or by a board in another state as a licensee in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive may be issued a restricted volunteer license to practice without compensation in a clinic that is organized in whole or in part for the delivery of health care services without charge in accordance with §54.1-106 of the Code of Virginia. 

B. To be issued a restricted volunteer license, a licensed acupuncturist shall submit an application to the board that documents compliance with requirements of §54.1-2928.1 of the Code of Virginia and the application fee prescribed in 18VAC85-110-35.

C. The licensee who intends to continue practicing with a restricted volunteer license shall renew  biennially during his birth month, meet the continued competency requirements prescribed in subsection D of this section, and pay to the board the renewal fee prescribed in 18VAC85-110-35. 

D. The holder of a restricted volunteer license shall not be required to attest to hours of continuing education for the first renewal of such a license.  For each renewal thereafter, the licensee shall attest to obtaining 20 hours of continuing education acceptable to the NCCAOM, obtained within the last biennium.

Statutory Authority

§54.1-2400of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.