X-ray Program Fee Schedule

Fee payments may be made using two options:

1) Mailing a check:

  • Make check out to Virginia Department of Health
  • Mail check to:
Virginia Department of Health
X-ray Program, Room 730
P.O. Box 2448
Richmond VA 23218

2) Making a credit card payment: Click here for Cyberdata credit card page.

12VAC5-490-10. Registration fees

All operators or owners of diagnostic X-ray machines used in the healing arts and capable of producing radiation shall pay the following registration fee:

$50 for each machine and additional tube(s) that have a required annual inspection, collected annually;

$60 for each machine and additional tube(s) that have a required inspection every three years, collected every three years.

All operators or owners of therapeutic X-ray, particle accelerators, and teletherapy machines used in the healing arts capable of producing radiation shall pay the following annual registration fee:

$50 for each machine with a maximum beam energy of less than 500 KVp;

$50 for each machine with a maximum beam energy of 500 KVp or greater.

All operators or owners of baggage, cabinet or analytical, or industrial X-ray machines capable of producing radiation shall pay the following annual registration fee:

$20 for each machine used for baggage inspection;

$25 for each machine identified as cabinet or analytical; and

$50 for each machine used for industrial radiography.

Where the operator or owner of the aforementioned machines is a state agency or local government, that agency is exempt from the payment of the registration fee.

12VAC5-490-20. Inspection fees and inspection frequencies for X-ray machines.

The following table lists the fees that shall be charged for surveys requested by the registrant and performed by a Department of Health inspector, as well as the required inspection frequencies for each type of X-ray machine:

Type Cost Per Tube Inspection Frequency
General Radiographic (includes: Chiropractic and Special Purpose X-ray Systems) $230 Annually
Fluoroscopic, C-arm Fluoroscopic $230 Annually
Combination (General Purpose-Fluoroscopic) $460 Annually
Dental Intraoral and Panographic $90 Every 3 years
Veterinary $160 Every 3 years
Podiatric $90 Every 3 years
Cephalometric $120 Every 3 years
Bone Densitometry $90 Every 3 years
Combination (Dental Panographic and Cephalometric) $210 Every 3 years
Shielding Review for Dental Facilities $250 Initial/Prior to use
Shielding Review for Radiographic, Chiropractic, Veterinary, Fluoroscopic, or Podiatric Facilities $450 Initial/Prior to use
Baggage X-ray Unit $100 Every 5 years
Cabinet/Analytical X-ray Unit $150 Every 3 years
Industrial Radiography X-ray Unit $200 Annually

12VAC5-490-50. Private inspector registration fees.

A. Individuals included on the Commonwealth’s list of qualified inspectors of x-ray machines pursuant to § 32.1-229.1 D 5 of the Code of Virginia as of November 1, 2016, shall pay annually a registration renewal fee of $150 to remain on the list as a qualified inspector of x-ray machines pursuant to 12VAC5-481-340.

B. Individuals requesting to be placed on the Commonwealth’s list of qualified inspectors of x-ray machines pursuant to § 32.1-229.1 D 5 of the Code of Virginia shall:

1. Request approval by the Office of Radiological Health to become a qualified inspector of x-ray machines pursuant to 12VAC5-481-340;

2. Pay an initial registration fee of $150, once approved; and

3. Pursuant to subsection A of this section, pay annually a registration renewal fee of $150 to remain on the list as a qualified inspector of x-ray machines pursuant to 12VAC5-481-340.

 

Statutory Authority: § 32.1-229.1 of the Code of Virginia. Historical Notes Derived from VR355-20-02 § 1, eff. January 1, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 11, eff. March 4, 2009.

 


Office of Radiological Health | 109 Governor Street,  7th Floor | Richmond, VA  23219

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