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  • Adult ID Cards

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    A Virginia adult ID card is available to an individual age 15 and above who does not hold a learner's permit or driver's license issued by any state within the United States.

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  • Agricultural Stewardship Program

    Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

    Virginia’s farmers have long been quality stewards of the land. Through the Agricultural Stewardship Program, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) works directly with farmers to improve their operations.

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  • Alcohol Education & Prevention Grants

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    Virginia ABC Alcohol Education and Prevention grants assist community partners in developing and enhancing initiatives related to alcohol education and prevention. Grant requests are limited to a maximum of $8,000 and approximately eight awardees will be selected each annual grant cycle.

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  • Animal Services

    Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

    Animals play many valuable roles in our lives. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is responsible for the Commonwealth’s animal control, care and welfare mandates, as well as animal disease control, prevention and diagnostics. The agency protects the health of Virginia’s animal populations through animal identification, admissions and traceability programs. The livestock marketing program brings industry buyers and sellers together.

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  • Apply for Concealed Handgun Permit

    Circuit Courts

    Virginia Resident Concealed Handgun Permits are issued by the circuit court of the county or city in which the applicant resides. Contact the applicable court for specific instruction on the application process.

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  • Apply for IFTA

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    The International Fuels Tax Agreement (IFTA) is an agreement between states and Canadian provinces which allows a carrier to register and pay motor fuel road tax to all participating states and provinces they travel in through in the carrier's home or base state.

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  • Apply for Insurance Agent License

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC provides insurance licenses for Life and Annuities, Health, Personal Lines, and Property and Casualty.

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  • Apply for Money Transmitter License

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC regulates companies licensed to sell money orders or transmit funds by wire or other electronic means in Virginia. For money orders or transmitters, the SCC also requires a Transaction Report of Money Order Sellers and Money Transmitters by the respective companies.

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  • Apply for Payday Lender License

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC regulates payday lender companies, and administers applications for licensing payday lenders.

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  • Apply for Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC is the central filing office for UCC documents, which evidence a security interest in personal property securing payment or performance of an obligation and their amendment, assignment, and termination.

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  • Apply for a License

    Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

    Applicants seeking licensure (or certification) must meet certain entry qualifications—education, exam and/or experience—that vary depending on the type of credential sought. In some cases, holding a valid license issued from another state will satisfy some entry requirements. The DPOR website offers information, forms, and instructions on how to apply or contact a specific board with questions.

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  • Apply for a Virginia Racing License

    Virginia Racing Commission

    The commission has the power to issue or deny licenses to owners and operators of horse racetracks or facilities where race meetings are held and pari-mutuel wagering is permitted, and may suspend or revoke the licenses.

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  • Apply for the CPA Exam

    Board of Accountancy

    The Virginia Board of Accountancy helps candidates apply for the CPA exam with providing information and details about the exam, educational requirements and guidelines, exam fees, reapplying and the testing process.

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  • Apply to Register Securities

    State Corporation Commission

    All broker-dealers, agents, investment advisors, and investment advisor representatives must register with the SCC before conducting business in the State of Virginia.

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  • Apply to be Motor Vehicle Title Lender

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC keeps record of Motor Vehicle title lenders licensed in Virginia, and provides applications for licensing motor vehicle title lenders.

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  • Become a Car Dealer

    Motor Vehicle Dealer Board

    Learn how to become a motor vehicle dealer in the the Commonwealth Of Virginia and how the dealer licensing process works.

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  • Become a Licensed Motor Vehicle Salesperson

    Motor Vehicle Dealer Board

    To become a licensed Motor Vehicle Salesperson, you must meet the requirements of Virginia law and the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board. You must pass a salesperson examination, complete forms with required signatures, submit fees, and send all documentation to the MVDB for approval.

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  • Child ID Cards

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    Parents can obtain ID cards for their children under age 15.

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  • Commercial Driver’s Licenses

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    A commercial driver's license (CDL) allows you to operate a commercial vehicle.

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  • Developmental Services

    Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

    Find resources about accessing services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • Disabled Parking Placards & License Plates

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    DMV issues disabled parking placards and plates for customers with temporary or permanent disabilities that limit or impair their mobility.

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  • Driver & Vehicle Records

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    You may request a copy of your driving or vehicle record for a fee from DMV.

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  • Driver’s Licenses

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    DMV issues, renews, and replaces Virginia driver’s licenses. New to Virginia? You have 60 days to exchange an out-of-state license for a Virginia license.

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  • E-ZPass through DMV

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    E-ZPass Toll transponders are available at select DMV locations.

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  • Farmland Preservation

    Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

    Helps preserve Virginia’s working farmland for future generations.

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  • File a CPA or CPA Firm Complaint

    Board of Accountancy

    The Virginia Board of Accountancy protects the citizens of the Commonwealth by offering resources and information to our community such as filing a complaint against a CPA and the enforcement process, and common questions on correct usage of the CPA title.

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  • File a Complaint

    Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

    DPOR processes complaints involving individuals or businesses that are subject to the laws and regulations under its jurisdiction. The complaint form is available on the DPOR website can be submitted electronically or by mail.

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  • File a Federal Tax Lien

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC handles the recordation of notices of liens upon personal property for obligations payable to the United States and certificates and notices affecting the liens, if the person against whose interest the lien applies is a corporation or a partnership whose principal executive office is in the Commonwealth. The public may also search an electronic mainframe database that contains most information on file at the Commission for Uniform Commercial Code financing statements and federal tax liens.

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  • Find a Product

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    Visit the website to check product availability in local ABC stores and to explore products that can be ordered online and picked up at the ABC store of your choice. Also view monthly sale items.

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  • Find a Teaching Job

    Department of Education

    Find teaching jobs through individual school division postings or with TeachVirginia.

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  • Find a Virginia ABC Store

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    With more than 355 stores in convenient locations throughout the Commonwealth, Virginia ABC is dedicated to providing those age 21 and older with an enjoyable, modern shopping environment. Find ABC store locations using the online Store Finder.

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  • Food Safety & Consumer Protection Services

    Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

    The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) administers a variety of Virginia laws and regulations that protect consumers and businesses. The Division of Consumer Protection is comprised of the Offices of Charitable and Regulatory Programs, Pesticide Services, Plant Industry Services and Weights and Measures. In the Division of Animal and Food Industry Services, the Office of Dairy and Foods administers laws and regulations designed to ensure the safety, wholesomeness and proper labeling of foods in Virginia.

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  • Get a Banquet License

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    Banquet licenses allow persons or groups to host events such as wedding receptions, tastings or fundraisers, where alcohol is served in an unlicensed location or club premise. Apply online for all types of banquet licenses using eBanquet.

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  • Health Professional License Lookup

    Department of Health Professions

    The DHP License Lookup service is a free public information service provided by the DHP in partnership with VI for individual consumption by private citizens or employers making occasional or low volume requests to find pertinent information on health professionals licensed in Virginia. License Lookup data serves as primary source verification of the credential issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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  • Healthcare License Renewal

    Department of Health Professions

    Online renewal of healthcare licenses.

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  • Hunting and Fishing License

    Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

    Every person who is required to have a hunting and fishing license must carry such license and shall show the license immediately upon request of any officer whose duty it is to enforce the game and inland fish laws, or upon the demand of any owner or lessee, or any employee or representative of such owner or lessee, upon whose land or water such person may be hunting, trapping, or fishing.

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  • Inspection & Grading Services

    Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

    The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) provides inspection and grading services for a variety of agricultural commodities, foods, plants, animals and consumer services.

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  • Licenses Professional Forms/Applications

    Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

    Access forms and application on the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation's website. Popular forms include address change, name change, certification requests and more.

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  • Look Up a Licensee

    Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

    The public is able to verify the license status of DPOR-regulated individuals and businesses, as well as see any disciplinary actions, using License Lookup.

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  • Mental Health First Aid

    Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructor certification training introduces the 8-hour course, overviews adult learning styles and teaching strategies, and provides in-depth instruction on implementing and managing the program in diverse communities.

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  • Obtain an ABC License

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    Retail licenses allow the sale of alcohol at restaurants, hotels, convenience stores, grocery stores, gourmet shops, delicatessens, etc. Industry privileges are granted to shippers, wholesalers, importers, manufacturers and other participants in the alcoholic beverage industry. View and download applications for ABC licenses and permits through the ABC website.

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  • Online Applications for Health Professionals

    Department of Health Professions

    Application for licensure for healthcare professionals.

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  • Online DMV Services

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    More than 40 transactions are available on the DMV website, dmvNOW.com, such as changing your address, renew a vehicle registration, insurance verification and more . Sign up for a myDMV account to manage your DMV business online.

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  • Pesticide Applicators, Licenses & Product Registrants

    Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

    The Office of Pesticide Services certifies applicators, registers pesticide products and licenses pesticide businesses. These activities provide for the safe and effective control of pests that attack our crops, structures and health.

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  • Register Your Business Name

    State Corporation Commission

    If your business will be operating as a corporation or limited liability company or other business entity type recognized under Virginia corporate law, you must apply for such legal structure with the SCC. The first step is to determine whether the name for your business is distinguishable upon the records of the Commission from the names of all active business entities, except general partnerships, and from names that have been designated, registered, or reserved for use by other persons.

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  • Register a Franchise

    State Corporation Commission

    All franchises offered or sold in Virginia must either be registered with the SCC or exempt from registration.

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  • Register a Trademark or Service Mark

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC’s registration of trademarks/service marks is designed to prevent customer confusion and unfair competition by providing public notice of the use of a particular mark.

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  • Register as a Broker-Dealer

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC requires all broker-dealers, agents, investment advisors, and investment advisor representatives to register before conducting business in the state of Virginia.

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  • Register as a Check Casher

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC monitors all companies that have registered as check cashers in Virginia, and provides applications for registering as a check casher.

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  • Register as an Investment Advisor

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC requires all broker-dealers, agents, investment advisors, and investment advisor representatives to register before conducting business in the state of Virginia.

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  • Register for Licensee Training

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    Virginia ABC offers training to help sellers and servers become more responsible and better understand ABC laws, rules and regulations. Register online for training led by a team of ABC special agents.

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  • Renew a License

    Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

    Licenses and certifications must be renewed—either using Online Services or by regular mail—prior to their expiration dates. Renewal notices are mailed to the official address of record, but failure to receive a renewal notice does not relieve a licensee of the obligation to renew. If renewal payment is received more than 30 days after the expiration date, a reinstatement (late) fee will apply.

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  • Report Wildlife Violations

    Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

    Every year, Conservation Police Officers inspect thousands of people hunting, fishing, and boating in the Commonwealth. In instances where non-compliance with established laws and regulations is detected, officers may warn, summons, or arrest violators.

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  • Sample a Product

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    View product tastings schedule online. Approximately 250 tasting events are held each month at select store locations. As required by law, a person must be 21 years of age to participate in a tasting or to purchase alcoholic beverages.

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  • School Instruction

    Department of Education

    The Virginia Department of Education provides support, technical assistance, and resources for the Commonwealth's schools and school divisions.

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  • Search Active Motor Vehicle Dealers

    Motor Vehicle Dealer Board

    Search by Dealership Name, Dealer Certificate Number, Owner's Last Name, Zip Code, or County/City.

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  • Search Credit Counseling Agencies

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC monitors credit counseling services, and keeps a record of all businesses licensed as credit counseling agencies in Virginia.

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  • Search Insurance Companies

    State Corporation Commission

    The mission at the SCC’s Bureau of Insurance (BOI) is to ensure that citizens of the Commonwealth are provided with access to adequate and reliable insurance protection; that the insurance companies selling policies are financially sound to support payment of claims; that the agents selling company policies are qualified and conduct their business according to statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as acceptable standards of conduct; and that the insurance policies are of high quality, are understandable and are fairly priced.

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  • Search Mortgage Lenders & Brokers

    State Corporation Commission

    The SCC keeps record of all mortgage lenders and/or brokers licensed in Virginia.

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  • Specialty License Plates

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    Virginia offers more than 200 unique plates representing colleges and universities, military, localities and organizations. Some financially support college scholarships, foundations, and preservation.

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  • Student Assessment & School Improvement

    Department of Education

    The Virginia Department of Education administers the commonwealth's student assessment system and works in partnership with schools and school divisions to help all students meet high expectations for learning and achievement.

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  • Substance Abuse Services

    Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

    The Office of Substance Abuse Services (OSAS) plans, develops, directs, funds and monitors the delivery of comprehensive substance abuse services throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. To ensure the delivery of coordinated services to mutually served populations, OSAS provides liaison services to other state agencies that interact with the public substance abuse treatment services delivery system.

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  • Teacher Licensure

    Department of Education

    The licensure standards for teachers, administrators and other educators in Virginia’s public schools recognize the link between preparation and content knowledge and student achievement. View the teacher licensure options and application information to get started.

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  • TeacherDirect

    Department of Education

    TeacherDirect provides a direct line of communication with educators to share new instructional resources created by VDOE staff as well as make teachers aware of professional development and grant opportunities, and other information of special interest to teachers and their students.

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  • Title, Register or Renew My Boat

    Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) administers all boat titling and registration of recreational boats in Virginia. All motorboats used on the public waters of Virginia must be registered and titled.

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  • Traffic Crash Data

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    An interactive tool for individuals to research Virginia traffic crash information.

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  • Vehicle Titling & Registration

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    For your vehicle, motorcycle, tractor truck, trailer or semitrailer, obtain a title, registration card, license plates and decals. New to Virginia? You have 30 days to title and register in Virginia.

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  • Veteran ID Cards

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    Eligible veterans may obtain Virginia veteran ID cards that provide proof of veteran status for available retailer and restaurant discounts.

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  • View Hearings and Appeals Dockets

    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    A docket is the official schedule of hearings pending before the Virginia ABC Board. View the current dockets for initial hearings, franchise hearings, and appeals hearings on our website.

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  • Virginia CPA Firm Licensure

    Board of Accountancy

    The Virginia Board of Accountancy provides firms the information needed to become licensed in Virginia and how to annually renew the firm license. Information is available for firms located in Virginia and outside Virginia as well as how to communicate firm changes and how to remain Peer Review compliant.

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  • Virginia CPA Individual Licensure

    Board of Accountancy

    The Virginia Board of Accountancy provides applicants the information needed to first become licensed and how to annually renew his or her license. Information is available for individuals licensed in another state or country or those interested in applying for the Active – CPE Exempt status.

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  • Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program

    Department of Health Professions

    To promote the appropriate use of controlled substances for legitimate medical purposes while deterring the misuse, abuse, and diversion of controlled substances.

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  • Virginia Vital Records Through DMV

    Department of Motor Vehicles

    Certified copies of Virginia birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates and divorce records are available at DMV.

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