• January disciplinary actions

      Cosmetology license revocations Learn more

    • DPOR licenses are now available in digital format

      Accepting your digital credential is a new, optional benefit for individual regulants. Get started

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      Need to make a license renewal payment quickly without logging in? Learn more

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  • You Should Know . . .

    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!

    Exam Vendor Update for Barbers & Cosmetology Board Applicants

    Effective January 1, 2020, PSI will assume examination administration responsibilities for the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology's regulated occupations. 

    PSI has launched the new application website and is accepting applications as of December 30th, 2019. Learn more.

    Quick Pay Option Now Available

    Need to make a license renewal payment quickly? Learn how to make a guest payment without logging in to Online Services.

    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.