Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Psychology
Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology [18 VAC 125 ‑ 20]
Implementation of Psychology Interstate Compact
Action 5567
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 1162 of the 2020 Acts of the Assembly mandates membership of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact and requires the Board to promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of the act to be effective within 280 days of enactment. Amendments add definitions consistent with the Compact and revise the standards of practice and the grounds for disciplinary action to ensure that they cover persons practicing with an E.Passport or temporary authorization to practice in Virginia through the Compact.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006421]
Associated Mandates Psychology Compact
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
9019 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
9249 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/2022.
9672 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/21/2022.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)327-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.