Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors
Asbestos Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 15 ‑ 21]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulation contains the requirements for obtaining licensure as an asbestos worker, supervisor, contractor, inspector, management planner, project monitor, project designer, or asbestos analytical laboratory, and for approval of accredited asbestos training programs. The regulation provides for renewal and reinstatement of licenses and training program approvals. The regulation also provides for the standards of practice and conduct for licensees and accredited training programs.
State Authority Section 54.1-501 of the Code of Virginia .
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the asbestos abatement profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth

Contact Information
Name / Title: Marjorie King  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-0362    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2023 General Review NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/26/2023.