Travel Vet

A New Way to Escape the Ordinary

Traveling vet assignments give you the opportunity to combine the financial security of full-time work with your love of travel. These assignments are ideal for those with a sense of adventure, a wandering lifestyle, or the desire to work in a variety of clinics around the country.

We Manage Logistics

We help you work out all the details, including transportation, housing, and licensing.

We Relieve Anxiety

We offer 24/7 direct support from our team via live communication over the phone.

We Protect You

You qualify for our industry-best benefits program with full medical, dental, vision, CE reimbursement, 401k, and stock options.

We Support Lifestyles

We provide shift flexibility to help you sustain your ideal lifestyle and work/life balance.

HOW IT WORKS

Take on the Adventure of a Lifetime

Whether you’re traveling to see family or moving across the country, every step of our traveling vet process is designed to make your adventure more exciting. Simply contact our team to find your one-on-one guide to making the most out of every opportunity at VetIQ Staffing.

You choose your own destination from available assignments anywhere in the country.

You receive a guaranteed salary and work assignments that typically last 4 to 13 weeks.

You get paid even if we cannot provide you with enough work to meet your commitment.

Questioning whether or not you can work and travel?

Find out what other travel veterinarians are asking us with our FAQ link below, or email us at travel@vetiqstaffing.com.

LIFE YOUR WAY

Giving You a Reason to Travel

“VetIQ Staffing takes the stress out of finding work, as they do it for you. This has made my work scheduling and life 100% better!”

Dr. Lindsey P.
Full Time GS, DVM Florida

Alabama

Fee: $250
Licensing Period: Annual
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: No
Professional References: No (*May be required by request of Board)
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check:

 

Application: http://asbvme.alabama.gov/pdfs/Application_DVM_License_2017_Website.pdf

Licensing information sourced from Relief Rover.

Alaska

Fee: $200.00 Nonrefundable application
$600.00 Initial licensure
$200.00 Alaska State Jurisprudence Examination
Temporary License available: YesReciprocity: No
Courtesy License available (for special events): Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 years
Resume: N/A
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: N/A
Criminal Background Check: N/A

 

Application: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/portals/5/pub/vet609.pdf

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Arizona

Fee: $400 for application and exam fee for regular license; an additional $200 during odd numbered years or $100 during even numbered years to activate license; $750 for those who meet the requirements for an Endorsement or Specialty license
Temporary Permit* available: Yes (*permit allows an applicant who has secured employment at a specific premises to work under specified guidelines prior to sitting for their exam)
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years (*no matter when license becomes active it will expire every even-numbered year on Dec. 31st)
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, closed book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours biennially (*due when license become active – see note on licensing period)
Resume: Yes
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://vetboard.az.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/Regular%20License%20DATES%202018%20new%20add..pdf

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Arkansas

Fee: $100
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, written

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, annually
Resume: Yes, with application
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

 

Application: https://arvetboard.statesolutions.us/applicatants/

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California

Fee: $350
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Medical / Jurisprudence Exam: $235.00 – California State Board Exam
*100.00 – Veterinary Law Exam (open book) also required
*3-day California Curriculum Course Completion Certificate for Reciprocity Candidates

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 36 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.vmb.ca.gov/applicants/forms.shtml

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Colorado

Fee: $290
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: No

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 32 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/Veterinary_Applications

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Connecticut

Fee: $565
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes

Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: Verification of Licensed Work Experience
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing--Investigations/Vet/Veterinarian-Licensure-Requirements

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Delaware

Fee: $161
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: No
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes

Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: If NAVLE, NBR, CCT was taken more than 2 years ago, 36 hours requred for the last 3 years.
Once licensed: 24 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/veterinarymedicine/newlicense/

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Florida

Fee: $500.00 – Endorsement
$249.25 – Examination
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, computer-based at testing facility

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/veterinary-medicine/#1489159936159-f5999a2f-2160

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Georgia

Fee: $100
Temporary License available: Yes, only to Military spouses or transitioning services members of US Armed Forces
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/53

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Hawaii

Fee: $100 application fee
$460 If your license is issued between July 1 of even-numbered years and June 30 of odd-numbered years.
$280 If your license is issued between July 1 of odd-numbered years and June 30 of even-numbered years.
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes

Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: Yes
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: http://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/veterinary/

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Idaho

Fee: $275
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: Yes, for temporary permit only
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: N/A
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes (birth certificate or current passport)
Criminal Background Check: Yes, $42

 

Application: https://elitepublic.bovm.idaho.gov/IBVMPortal/

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Illinois

Fee: $100
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, within testing facility

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 40 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://www.idfpr.com/profs/vet.asp

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Indiana

Fee: $150
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 40 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.in.gov/pla/files/DVM_Application_Instructions_2015(1).pdf

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Iowa

Fee: $50
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 3 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 60 hours, every 2 year period
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://www.iowavma.org/content.asp?contentid=197

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Kansas

Fee: $125
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: No
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://kbve.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Veterinary_License_Application.pdf

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Kentucky

Fee: $100
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: No
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: 

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Louisiana

Fee: $300
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: Yes, if wanting to waive 8-week preceptorship program.
Licensed persons coming to Louisiana from another state may submit other forms of preceptorship documentation to meet these requirements. Please contact the Board office for further information. All submissions require review and approval.

Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://www.lsbvm.org/veterinarian/

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Maine

Fee: $95
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, written exam

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/veterinarians/vet.html

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Maryland

Fee: $225
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 18 hours annually
Resume: Yes
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://mda.maryland.gov/vetboard/Documents/VetAppInstructSht.pdf

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Massachusetts 

Fee: $343.00 ($71.00 initial license fee, $117.00 application fee + $155.00 jurisprudence exam fee)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 15 hours annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.mass.gov/doc/veterinary-medicine-license-application/download

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Michigan  

Fee: $95
Temporary License available: Only for educational purposes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Not mentioned
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 3 years

Jurisprudence Exam: No
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: None
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72603_27529_27555---,00.html

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Minnesota  

Fee: $332.00 – application fee ($50); Jurisprudence Exam fee ($50); Criminal Background Check Fee ($32) and biennial license fee ($200)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 40 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: 

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Mississippi

Fee: $200
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: No
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 15 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: N/A

 

Application: http://mississippivetboard.org/forms-2/

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Missouri

Fee: $200.00 ($150.00 Reciprocity or grade transfer, $50.00 registration fee)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes, however no direct reciprocity with any state.
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, online
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes

Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 10 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://pr.mo.gov/veterinarian-application-forms.asp

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Montana

Fee: $200
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/Portals/133/Documents/vet/VET-VET-APP_License-App-Checklist.pdf?ver=2018-06-15-122230-960

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Nebraska

Fee: $250
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, online (open book)

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 32 hours biennially
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

Application: http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Licensure/Documents/VetApplication.pdf

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Nevada

Fee: $200
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, online open book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

Application: https://www.nvvetboard.us/glsuiteweb/clients/nvbov/public/LicenseInfo/Vet.aspx

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New Hampshire

Fee: $175
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 years (12 per year)
Resume: Yes
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

 

Application: 

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New Jersey

Fee: $325.00 ($75.00 application fee, $250.00 license fee)
Temporary License available: Not mentioned
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: No, but Jurisprudence Orientation is mandatory

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/vet/Pages/applications.aspx

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New Mexico

Fee: $500.00 for licensure by endorsement, or non-Board set exam date
$300.00 for Board-set exam date (January & May)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, closed book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 15 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: http://www.nmbvm.org/dvm/

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New York

Fee: $372
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 3 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 45 hours, every 3 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/vetmed/vetlic.htm

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North Carolina

Fee: $170 application fee
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes, if practicing more than 5 years in another state
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, online ($250.00)
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

 

Application: http://www.ncvmb.org/applicants.php?section=exams_vet#content

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North Dakota

Fee: $125.00 ($50.00 application fee + $75.00 annual license fee)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 even ending years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://www.ndbvme.org/licensing-information/

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Ohio

Fee: $425.00 – even numbered years, $300.00 – odd numbered years; plus $3.50 application fee
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: No
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes (Ohio and FBI)

 

 

Application: http://ovmlb.ohio.gov/vets.stm

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Oklahoma

Fee: $625.00 – Reciprocity fee; $150 State Board Exam fee
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, written exam

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: No
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://www.okvetboard.com/applications/dvm-applications

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Oregon

Fee: $225.00 ($75.00 application fee; $150.00 active license fee)
Temporary License available: Not needed
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: No
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://www.oregon.gov/OVMEB/pages/applications.aspx

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Pennsylvania

Fee: $35.00 application fee
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: No

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.pals.pa.gov/#/page/default

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Rhode Island

Fee: $580.00; plus $200.00 for RI Controlled Substance Registration in order to dispense, prescribe, store or order controlled substances
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: None mentioned
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://health.ri.gov/applications/Veterinarian.pdf

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South Carolina

Fee: $175
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, online exam

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://llr.sc.gov/vet/

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South Dakota

Fee: $175.00 for odd numbered years
$125.00 for even numbered years (includes state board fee)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: No
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, written exam
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 32 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: No
Criminal Background Check: No

 

 

Application: https://vetboard.sd.gov/licapp.html

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Tennessee

Fee: $125.00 application fee; $150.00 reciprocity license fee
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years

Jurisprudence Exam: No
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 20 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/veterinary-board/vet-board/licensure.html

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Texas

Fee: $515.00 application fee (includes state exam)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: Yes
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, must be scheduled & taken at Comira testing center

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 17 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

Application: https://www.veterinary.texas.gov/sbe.php

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Utah 

Fee: $150.00 application fee; $100.00 controlled substance licensee fee
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: No

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://dopl.utah.gov/vet/index.html

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Vermont 

Fee: $100.00 application fee
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: No
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: No

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://sos.vermont.gov/

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Virginia

Fee: $200.00 application fee application fee
Temporary License available: Not mentioned
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: Yes
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year, however licenses issued prior to October 1 will expire on December 31 of same year. Licenses issued after October 1 will expire December 31 of following year.

Jurisprudence Exam: No
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 15 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

 

Application: https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Boards/VetMed/PractitionerResources/Forms/

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Washington

Fee: $210 exam fee; $145 initial state license
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: Yes, with stipulations
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 3 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

 

Application: https://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/Veterinarian/LicenseRequirements

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West Virginia

Fee: $300
Temporary License available: No
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, online

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: No
Continuing Education Requirements: 18 hours, annually
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: Yes

 

Application: https://www.wvbvm.org/practitioners/dvm/license.asp

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Wisconsin 

Fee: $185.00-licensure by endorsement
$115.00-for temporary licensing
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: If licensure by Endorsement, 4,000 hours required in preceding five years.
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes

Licensing Period: 2 years
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book
NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 30 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/About_Us/VEBNewVet.aspx

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Wyoming

Fee: $300.00 (application fee)
Temporary License available: Yes
Reciprocity: No
Foreign Grads – AVMA ECFVG or PAVE: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Professional References: No
Verification of Active Practice: No
Verification of Licensure/letter of good standing: Yes
Licensing Period: 1 year
Jurisprudence Exam: Yes, open book

NAVLE or NBE & CCT – VIVA Score Reporting: Yes
Grad of AVMA Approved College of Vet Med: Yes
Certificate of Veterinary Medical Education/Diploma: Yes
Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours, every 2 years
Resume: No
Proof of Citizenship / Alien Status: Yes
Criminal Background Check: No

 

Application: https://vetboard.wyo.gov/professionals/forms 

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