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If you have any questions or concerns, kindly call the Department of Health’s Office of Professional Licensure at (340)718-1311 or (340)643-8992 or email Deborah Richardson-Peter, at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Pharmacy Steps and Guidelines
To operate a pharmacy, one must first apply for a Certificate of Need (CON). The first step is to submit a letter of intent, a CON application, and a $200 application fee payable to the Government of the VI. You must submit the original plus 3 copies of everything. If approved, you need to apply to the VI Board of Pharmacy for a permit to operate a pharmacy; the forms and applications are listed below.
All Physicians applying for a permanent VI Physician license are required to create a login for access, then complete the following process via The Federation of State Medical Boards website links provided below
Federation Credentialing Verification Service (FCVS) and the Uniform Application (UA) can be accessed here: https://portal.fsmb.org/; select FCVS tab and Uniform Application tab
All Physician Assistants applying for a permanent VI Physician Assistant license are required to complete the following process and complete the Federation of State Medical Boards FCVS application via the website link provided below:
For FSMB website issues and/or assistance, you can contact FSMB via the link provided here: https://www.fsmb.org/contact-us. All other inquiries you can contact the Office of Professional Licensure and Health Planning: Deborah Richardson-Peter email@example.com or by calling (340) 718-1311 ext. 3849 or (340) 774-7477 ext. 5694.
NEW: If you are applying for a DLCA business license and your occupation/specialty does not have an established health professional board; you need to complete an Allied Health Application for DLCA clearance. Please pay close attention to the check list of required items noted on page 5 of the application.
Title 19 VIRR §225-3 Certificate of Need Program; activities for which certificate is required
No person, organization, or governmental unit, acting severally or jointly with any other person, organization or governmental unit shall establish, construct, or expand a health facility or health service, or incur capital expenditure on behalf of a health facility or health service, or acquire major medical equipment in the Virgin Islands without applying for and receiving a Certificate of Need.
The steps required to obtain a CON are outlined the CON Process Letter. To apply, submit of a Letter of Intent, Official CON Application with supporting documentation and an application fee ($200- service requests or $400 facilities) payable to "Government of the VI". You must submit an original package plus 3 copies. PLHP staff is available to meet with applicants to discuss the requirements and provide further guidance.
RENEWAL CON/LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
Your CON License Renewal may be considered for renewal upon your request in writing, to the Commissioner of Health two (2) months before the expiration date.
Submit a CON Annual Report with all the required supporting documentation.