The Board for Waste Management Facility Operators establishes training criteria, approves training providers, and licenses qualified individuals who manage waste facilities in the Commonwealth.
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Applicants must read and understand the Board for Waste Management Facility Operators Regulations (PDF). DPOR Boards only accept the most recent versions of the applications provided below. DPOR Boards are not responsible for processing delays associated with forms that do not conform to this requirement. Need help opening, viewing or printing? Troubleshooting resources available here.
Application fees are not refundable.
The Virginia Regulatory Town Hall provides access to the board's meeting schedule, agendas, and past meeting minutes.
Visit the Town Hall: http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/viewboard.cfm?boardid=16&display=meetings
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For DPOR news, visit the Press Releases page.
You may reach the Board office by phone at (804) 367-2719 (Licensing Section) or (804) 367-2785 (Board Office), by FAX at (866) 430-1033, or by e-mail at WasteMgt@dpor.virginia.gov. Additionally,if you have information that you would like to mail to the Board, please send it to:
Board for Waste Management Facility OperatorsDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400Richmond, VA 23233
No. The Board members do not work in the Board office. They come into the Board offices for Board meetings and hearings, but are not here on a daily basis.
Board office staff members can answer your questions and are trained to process all information that comes into the Board office. Please do not contact Board members directly.
Send in the renewal fee, make checks payable to the Treasurer of Virginia, and include your license/certificate number on your check. Please complete a Name/Address Change Form if you have moved or changed your name. Mail this information to:Board for Waste Management Facility OperatorsDepartment of Professional & Occupational Regulation9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400Richmond, VA 23233
You CANNOT continue to practice in Virginia after your license has expired.
No. The Board's regulations allow a 30-day grace period in which a license may be renewed without penalty (therefore, your payment is actually 31 days late). Staff cannot waive the fee.
Yes. Board regulations state that failure to receive the renewal notice does not relieve the licensee of the obligation to renew.
The date the application or renewal was received in the agency determines whether it is on time, not the postmark date. If the renewal fee is received after the due date, you will be required to pay the reinstatement fee. If the reinstatement fee is received after the due date, you will be required to apply as a new applicant, meeting all current requirements.
Complete, print, sign, and submit a Name/Address Change Form to the Board office. All address changes must be received by the Board in writing. When providing a post office box as the mailing address, it must be accompanied by the physical address.
Eric L. Olson
Board members are appointed by the Governor. To learn more about the gubernatorial appointment process, visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website.
DPOR stands ready to assist veterans and active-duty military personnel as they maintain or transition to civilian careers requiring professional credentials.
Veterans and active-duty military personnel are eligible to receive up to a five-year extension for meeting license renewal requirements (pursuant to Section 54.1-117 of the Code of Virginia).
Spouses of active-duty military personnel assigned to a duty station in Virginia are eligible for expedited processing using the Military Spouse Expedited License Application (PDF).
In addition, the Virginia Department of Veterans Affairs may reimburse the cost of veterans´ examinations.
Online transactions for this regulatory program only allow for renewals of existing licenses. In the future, online services will include other license maintenance options.
Visit the login page for DPOR Online License Renewal.
please contact us in writing or via telephone and we will work with you to make the information available.