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Board of Social Work

Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463

Phone: (804) 367-4441
Fax: (804) 527-4435
Automated License Verification: (804) 270-6836

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:15 to 5:00
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New registration applications and supporting documentation are available for Licensed Social Workers and Licensed Clinical Social Workers effective August 2015. Please be advised that as of December 31, 2015, the Board will no longer accept older versions of these forms.

IMPORTANT PRACTICE INFORMATION! If you work in a non-exempt setting, you are required to be licensed at the appropriate level or under board approved supervision in order to provide social work services to clients in Virginia in accordance with § 54.1-3701 of the Code of Virginia. For a list of exemptions from licensure, please review the Laws Governing Social Work by clicking here.

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Laws and Regulations Governing Social Work

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