• May is Military Appreciation Month

      We at DPOR are grateful to all who serve and their families. Services for Military and Veterans

    • FAQs about amendments to Amateur MMA law

      Read about HB 1228 and changes coming July 1, 2016 Learn more

    • May License Revocations

      Strictest sanction imposed on cosmetology & real estate licensees Learn more

    • Tutorial now available for Online Services Registration

      Learn how to set up your profile User ID and password Learn More

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  • You Should Know . . .

    Registration Open for Contractor Education Provider Conference

    The June 30th event is an opportunity for contractor schools and course providers to share information and prepare for upcoming changes. Learn more and register here. 

    Changes coming July 1st affecting boxing, martial arts program  

    Learn about HB 1228, amateur boxing exemption, and amateur MMA sanctioning organization amendments. 

    Also: what you need to know about on-site application fee at pro boxing and MMA events. 

    May is Military Appreciation Month

    May is officially Military Appreciation Month, with May 6th designated specifically as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Virginia is home to about 800,000 veterans and 130,000 active-duty military personnel, plus approximately 178,000 dependents and 68,000 spouses of active-duty service members. 

    We at DPOR extend our gratitude to all those who serve, in times of peace and war, on active duty as well as in the National Guard and Reserves. 

    Military personnel and their spouses who need professional licenses in their civilian careers may be eligible for time extensions or expedited processing as well. Learn more at http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Military_and_Veterans_Services/.