Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Licensure requirements
Action 3273
General Information
Action Summary Revision of licensure by endorsement to eliminate unnecessary requirements for documentation and clarification and revision of licensure by examination and reinstatement to ensure current competency.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002415]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5518 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/01/2010.
5757 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/09/2012.
6398 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/31/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.