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Veterinary Medicine Licensure Information

The following items must be received by the deadline to be considered for licensure. Keep a copy of this checklist for your records - recording date information was submitted.

Veterinary Licensure Requirements: 

  • Completed application
  • Fees as appropriate
  •   $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Completed application for the Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE )
    $325 fee submitted along with the NAVLE application directly to:
    International Council for Veterinary Assessment (ICVA)
    Bismarck, ND 58502
  • Photograph
  • Verification of graduation from College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Foreign graduates must submit proof/certification of enrollment in the ECFVG from the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Foreign graduates must submit a copy of the ECFVG certificate, proof of completion of the PAVE program from the American Association of Veterinary State Boards or an equivalent document acceptable to the Board before a license is issued.

To be considered for licensure, applicants must submit passing scores from the NAVLE. If you have previously taken the CCT and the NBE and been unsuccessful in passing any section of these exams – you are now required to sit for the NAVLE.

Applicants who have previously successfully completed the NBE and CCT exams must submit certified copies of scores which can be obtained from: 

American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB)

Or submit an email to

Veterinary Technician Licensure Requirements: 

  • Completed application with appropriate fees
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Register and pay the exam fee for the Vet Tech Exam (VTNE) at
  • Completed Verification of Education form

Faculty Licensure Requirements:

  • Application
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Photograph
  • Verification of employment from Veterinary College where on staff
  • Proof of graduation from College of Veterinary Medicine


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