Renewals or amendments may be requested in a letter or facsimile. The document should clearly state what changes are requested, include any additional documents required and be signed by the Radiation Safety Officer or a member of management.
There is no cost for a license amendment.
Any time there is a change in the information on the license, such as, a change of address, deletion or addition of users, amount and/or type of radioactive material being used.
Questions about radioactive materials licenses in Virginia should be directed to Charles Coleman at (804)864-8156, Asfaw Fenta at (804)864-7943 or Anthony Sands at (804) 864-8157.
Any person or entity desiring reciprocity, must notify the Radioactive Materials Program at least three days prior to entering the State. A checklist for the required documents is available for use: Reciprocity Checklist. The reciprocity fee is 50% of the activities annual fee. The fee schedule may be found at: Fee Schedule
A current copy of the requestor's radioactive materials license must be on file with the Licensing Program.
During normal working hours (8:00 - 4:30), the telephone number is (804) 864-8150. Outside of normal working hours, please call the Virginia Department of Emergency Management at (800) 468-8892 or (804) 674-2400 and ask to speak with the VDH Radiological Duty Officer.
An application is available for each type of material use on our website. A regulatory guide has also been created to assist in the completion of the application. The application consists of items in which you will be asked to submit information or commit to follow procedures in the reg guide. If you have any questions while completing the application, please contact our office.
An amendment request must be submitted along with specific information regarding the change. Use this document which contains six questions to be answered regarding the change. If you have any questions while answering the questions please contact us. Change in Ownership Information
Radiological Health Program | James Madison Building, 7th Floor | 109 Governor Street, 7th Floor| Richmond, VA 23219 | Telephone (804) 864-8150 | Fax: (804) 864-8155