Wall Certificate

New Licensees

A wall certificate suitable for framing will be mailed to you as soon as it has been prepared. These certificates are each done by hand and will take approximately six (6) months to complete. You should keep this office informed of any change in your address during that time. Change of Address forms are available by clicking here.

Older Licensees

All licensees are mailed a wall certificate. If you were licensed more than nine (9) months ago and have NEVER received your certificate, please phone our office (804-367-0412) to inquire whether it was returned as non-deliverable. All returned wall certificates are kept for two (2) years. If you were licensed more than two (2) years ago, a $100.00 fee (Money Order, Cashier's Check, or Certified Check) must accompany a written request for your wall certificate.

Replacement Certificate - Lost or damaged

If your wall certificate was received and has been lost or damaged, you may obtain a new certificate by returning your damaged certificate to us with a $100.00 Money Order, Cashier's Check, or Certified Check. If your certificate was lost and not available for return to our office, you may send a notarized affidavit informing this office your certificate has been lost and that should you ever locate your original certificate you will return one of the certificates to our office. Cost for replacement certificate is $100.00 (Money Order, Cashier's Check, or Certified Check).

Replacement Certificate - Name change

If you requested a name change through the Supreme Court or the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners and wish to have your wall certificate issued in your current legal name, you must return your original certificate along with a $100.00 Money Order, Cashier's Check, or Certified Check. If your name change was completed by the Supreme Court, please include a copy of the documentation sent to you by the Supreme Court verifying your name change.