Naturopathic Medicine in Virginia

Page last updated 19 Dec 2019

Action alert


The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians states that naturopaths in Virginia aim to file licensing legislation in 2019.

Scope of practice

Naturopaths are not registered or licensed in Virginia.

How to file a complaint

The Virginia Department of Health regulates physicians via the Office of Licensure and Certification (OLC). Anyone can file a complaint against a naturopath practicing medicine without a license. Complaints should include:

  •  Your name, telephone number, and address.  Anonymous reports must be made in writing.
  • The name and address of the medical care entity being reported
  • Provide a detailed summary of concerns

Send complaint letters to

Complaint Intake
Office of Licensure and Certification
Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 401
Henrico, VA 23233-1463

Complaints can also be filed by telephone, fax or email.

Telephone: 1-800-955-1819
Fax: 1-804-527-4503
Email: [email protected]