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Health Professions Regulatory Boards


Our Health Regulatory Boards license, certify and/or regulate Health Professionals.

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Recent graduates, professionals licensed outside of Virginia, and those wanting to reinstate licenses.

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Professionals who are licensed in Virginia can renew their licenses online here.

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Practitioner Info

Lookup a license, check doctor's profiles, review case decisions.

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File a Complaint

The Department of Health Professions receives complaints about Virginia healthcare practitioners who may have violated a regulation or law.

Laws, Guidelines, and Regulations for Health Professionals in Virginia

Laws and Regulations

Review state laws and regulations that apply to health professionals.

Featured News

Autonomous Practice

Licensed Nurse Practitioner Autonomous Practice

New autonomous practice law enacted by Governor Northam and the associated emergency regulations promulgated by the Committee of the Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine are in effect as of January 7, 2019.


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Virginia Core Competencies in Addiction, Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing

Core Competencies in Addiction, Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing sent to VA's schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Programs, for incorporation into programs.


PMP News

PMP Announces New Access to Opioid Prescription History from Military Hospitals and Clinics

Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program, or PMP, announces its new ability to share the prescription history of Military Treatment Facility patients.


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