No. You can use a VP program that worked with another Virtual Places community.
If you use an older VP program, you will need to add vpchat.com to its Communities List. It's easy. Here's how to do it.
If you haven't upgraded your VP program in a while, we recommend that you upgrade to our newer one. It offers many improvements compared to older chat programs. Note: The VP program still costs nothing to download. Improvements include:
current release notes are here