Contractors/Workers' Compensation

Before a business license can be issued (or renewed) to a contractor, the City of Norfolk requires you to submit proof of certification from the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) or a notarized affidavit declaring DPOR certification is not required.

Contractor Affidavit

For more information please see:

  • Virginia State Code 54.1-1111(B)

Contact the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

804-367-8511

www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Contractors/

Workers’ Compensation

Before a business license can be issued (or renewed) to a contractor,  the City of Norfolk requires you to submit a Contractor’s Certificate of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Acknowledgement letter.

This form can be filed online or you can submit a paper filing.

Form 61-A or 61-A Online  

For more information please see:

  • Norfolk City Code 24-25.3(j)
  • Virginia State Code 65.2-800; 58.1-3714

Contact Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission

877-664-2566

www.workcomp.virginia.gov