VPMS Vermont Prescription Monitoring System

Notice to Controlled Substance Prescribers:

Vermont law 18 V.S.A. §4289 requires prescribers of Schedule II, III, or IV controlled substances to register with the Vermont Prescription Monitoring System and use it as required by statute and Department of Health Rule. 

The Department of Health may refer non-complying licensees to OPR for possible disciplinary action. 3 V.S.A. § 129a(a)(3) “Failing to comply with provisions of federal or State statutes or rules governing the practice of the profession.”

Comprehensive information and log in for VPMS can be found at the following Vermont Department of Health Website

Recent Updates and Notifications

Updated versions of the below rules can be found on the Department of Health's Rules and Regulations page.

  • Vermont Prescription Monitoring System Rule (Chapter 8, Alcohol and Drug Abuse)
  • Rules Governing the Prescribing of Opioids for Pain (Chapter 2, Alcohol and Drug Abuse)


For questions or to contact please email or call: AHS.VnullDHVPMnullS@vernullmont.nullgov | 802-652-4147.

This page was last updated: 2019-08-20