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  • You Should Know . . .

    Phase Three Guidelines Lift Additional Public Health Restrictions

    DPOR offices remain closed to the public

    UPDATED 7/23/20: Visit dpor.virginia.gov/COVID-19 for the latest COVID-19 updates, including links to the Phase Three guidelines for specific business sectors. 

    Please note: DPOR Offices at the Perimeter Center are closed to the public due to the public health emergency. No in-person customer service is available and visitors are not permitted to enter the building or drop off materials.


    Examination Services in Virginia

    Important notices concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in regards to scheduled examinations and other services:  

    New Online Service Now Available

    MyVirginia, powered by PayIt, offers a quick and easy way to request certification of an individual or business license issued by DPOR. 

    Visit myvirginia.dpor.virginia.gov to submit a request online in just a few minutes!

    Digital DPOR licenses powered by Merit

    Individual licenses and certificates issued by DPOR are now available in digital format, powered by free online credentialing service, Merit.

    Accepting your digital license from Merit is optional, and you’ll still receive regular mail from DPOR as usual (including your paper license upon renewal).

    Learn more at merits.com/dpor or review the FAQs. Interested? Get started here.