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Frequently Accessed
Services

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Obtain a Youth Employment Certificate

All 14-15 year old workers are required to obtain an Employment Certificate prior to performing any work.

Youth workers (14-15 years old) must obtain an Employment Certificate prior to performing any work. The process is initiated by the youth, forwarded to the employer and finalized by the youth's legal guardian.

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Pay your Boiler Inspection Certificate

Pay your boiler inspection certificate invoice online.

Pay your boiler inspection certificate invoice online. You will need your invoice number and Virginia registered object number to proceed.

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Request a VOSH Consultation

VOSH Consultation services assists small businesses with compliance of the VOSH standards.

VOSH Consultation services provide free training and safety program development to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.

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Complete a Payment of Wage Claim

Complete this claim form if you have not properly been paid wages owed to you by your employer or are not being paid the Virginia minimum wage.

Virginia Law give employees the right to file complaints about wage matters with the Labor and Employment Law Division

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Download or Request Publications

Required state and federal posters for Virginia businesses.

Download or request paper copies of required state and federal workplace posters.

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File a Report with VOSH

Report a Fatality/Catastrophe or File a VOSH Complaint.

Virginia laws give employees the right to file complaints about workplace safety and health hazards with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program.

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News and
Announcements

Jun 18 2024

New Protections for Youth Employees Take Effect July 1, 2024

RICHMOND – Beginning July 1, 2024, the Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) will increase protections for youth employees as a result of actions...
Jun 14 2024

DOLI Headquarters Relocates to West End Location

Richmond, VA – This month, the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) is relocating its Headquarters office from downtown Richmond to...
Mar 13 2024

Reinstatement of 16VAC15-60 (“Training Wage”)

Effective March 13, 2024, 16VAC15-60, sometimes referred to as the “Training Wage” regulation, has been adopted as a final regulation. This...
Mar 12 2024

2024 VOSH Safety and Health Conference – REGISTER TODAY!

The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry is excited to announce the 2024 VOSH Safety and Health Conference, in partnership with the Voluntary...
Mar 05 2024

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry Recertifies Johns Manville as Voluntary Protection Program ‘STAR’ site

RICHMOND – Johns Manville has received recertification as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH)...
Feb 27 2024

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry Recertifies Dominion Energy Surry Power Station as Voluntary Protection Program ‘STAR’ site   

RICHMOND – Dominion Energy Surry Power Station in Surry, Virginia has received recertification as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia...
Jan 16 2024

Notice Of The Average Weekly Wage For 2024

Pursuant to Va. Code § 40.1-28.7:8, the term “low-wage employee” as applied to covenants not to compete has been calculated by the Virginia...
Jul 31 2023

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry receives federal grant funds to expand Registered Apprenticeship

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) has been awarded a State Apprenticeship Expansion Formula (SAEF) grant by the U.S....
Jul 20 2023

We are hiring!

Are you looking for a career where you can positively contribute to the safety of working Virginians? DOLI is hiring motivated career-oriented...
Jun 30 2023

Legislative Changes Virginia Employment and Child Labor Laws

RICHMOND, VA – Effective July 1, 2023, legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2023 session will go into effect, which alter existing...


You may pay for your inspection certificate invoice online. Accepted methods of payment include:

  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Electronic Check (E-Check)
  • Electronic Transfer (EDI)
  • Money Order
  • Cash IS NOT accepted

If you wish to pay by credit card or e-check, you will need certain information from your invoice, including invoice number and the Virginia number (VA number) of one of the objects. The VA number can be found on the table that appears on the invoice. You will only need to provide one VA number, even if your invoice lists several object numbers.

For all other methods of payment, please follow the instructions on the invoice and the remittance form you received.

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