V C Section 11404 Temporary Permit
11404. (a) Until the department determines that the applicant meets all the requirements of this chapter, it may issue a temporary permit to the person applying for a license as a registration service.
(b) The temporary permit shall permit the operation by the registration service or registration agent for not more than 120 days while the department is completing its investigation and determination of all facts relative to the qualifications of the applicant for the license. The department may cancel the temporary permit when it has determined that the application is incorrect or incomplete or that the temporary permit was issued in error.
(c) The temporary permit is invalid when canceled or when the license has been issued or refused.