Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Common Interest Community Board

General Notice
End of Temporary Licensing/Certification Waivers
Date Posted: 5/28/2021
Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
No comment forum defined for this notice.

On March 12, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19, and continued the state of emergency order on May 26, 2020. In this emergency order, Amended Executive Order 51 (EO 51), the Governor directed state agencies to prepare for and mitigate the effects of the outbreak. In doing so, he ordered authorization for the heads of executive branch agencies, on behalf of their regulatory boards as appropriate, and with the concurrence of their Cabinet Secretary, to waive any state requirement or regulation.  As a result of this emergency, we currently have several temporary waivers in place.  Those waivers impacting the Common Interest Community Board (CIC Board) include:


1.    Extending Validity of Expired Licenses, Certificates, and other credentials

2.    Waiving Regulatory Restrictions on Online, Distance, and Virtual Learning


This notification is being sent to advise that EO 51 will expire on June 30, 2021, pursuant to § 44-147.17 of the Code of Virginia. With these changes comes the end of the temporary waivers.  As a result, the waivers above will expire July 31.


For those who need to renew or reinstate their license or certificate, the required fee can be paid via check made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia or via credit card on the appropriate form.  The payment along with a completed renewal application (located at, and any required additional documentation (i.e., proof of CPE, insurance, etc.) can be mailed to:



9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400

Richmond, VA  23233-1485


Please note that failure to complete all requirements for renewal or reinstatement of a license or certificate, including submitting the applicable fee and any required additional documentation, on or before July 31, 2021, may result in the requirement to reapply for licensure or certification.


If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Board office via email at or by phone at 804-367-8510.  Please note that the Board’s call center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on regular business days.  However, emails are responded to at all times between 8:15 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Thank you for your understanding during these unprecedented times.


Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha L. Lindsey  / Board Executive Director
Address: DPOR
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8510    FAX: (866)490-2723    TDD: ()-