Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Opticians Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 30]
OPT Fee Adjustment 2023
Action 6260
General Information
Action Summary The Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians (“the Board”) intends to amend the Opticians Regulations to adjust license application, renewal, late renewal, and reinstatement fees for optician licenses.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7598]
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
10027 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/08/2023.
10332 Proposed DPB review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.