DVM Faculty

How To Apply

After you Apply – What to Expect

  • Processing Time – Applications are generally processed within 20 business days of receipt, excluding weekends and holidays. Applications are individually evaluated by the Board in order of date received, and processing times can vary based on individual circumstances and volume. 
    • If you receive a deficiency letter, your 20 business day count restarts when the Board receives your correct and complete documentation.
    • Please Note – Incomplete applications may be withdrawn if noted deficiencies are not satisfied within 60 days of said notification. If your application is withdrawn, you will be required to restart the application process to be considered for licensure, to include submission of all required documents and fees. 
    • Completed applications will be initially reviewed by Board staff and may be reviewed by the Board at an upcoming Board Meeting. Applications must be complete and received at least 15 days prior to a Board Meeting to be added to that meeting’s agenda. Otherwise, the application will be reviewed at the next Board meeting.
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  • Keep Your Contact Info Up to Date
    • Be sure the email address you include for yourself on your application is correct and current. Email is the primary means of communication for the Board.  
    • Additionally, it is important for applicants/licensees to update their email address with the Board just as they would update their physical and mailing addresses.
  • Wait For It
    • You may not legally perform services until you hold an active license.

Disability Accommodations

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA Public Law 101-336), the Professional Licensing Boards Division provides for reasonable accommodations by designated vendors for exam candidates with disabilities that may interfere with their performance on a Licensure Examination.  

Applicants may request an accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act by submitting an application and all supporting documentation to the respective Board and/or a designated vendor as instructed on this form >>

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans, military service members, transitioning service members and military spouses of the armed forces of the United States, including the National Guard, may be eligible for exam point credits and/or expedited application processes. See program information here >>

  • If you are claiming veteran’s preference points, you must enclose a copy of your DD-214 form, showing that you served during a period of conflict or war for a minimum of 90 days. Contact the VA to request make a DD-214 Request >>

Fees

Veterinarian Fees

DVM application

$100

Exam fee

Submit directly to NBVME

Reinstatement of expired license

$600

Renewal fee

$200

Late renewal fee

$300

Veterinary Technician Fees

Application

$50

Exam fee

Submit directly to AAVSB

Reinstatement of expired license

Must re-apply

Renewal fee

$70

Late renewal fee

$100

Veterinary Faculty Fees

Application

$10

Reinstatement of expired license

Must re-apply

Renewal fee

$20

Late renewal fee

$30

Continuing Education Providers

Application

$50.00 Per Course

Renewal (annual)

Must re-apply 

Other fees- payable by separate check or money order

Duplicate pocket ID card

$25

Decorative wall certificate for DVM

$50

Decorative wall certificate for Vet Techs

$50

Verification/certification of licensure

$35

Processing Fees - Effective 3/15/2022

  • Online processing fee: $5.00
  • Mail-In processing fee: $10.00

Vet Faculty Licensure by Application

If you have never been licensed before in the state of Georgia and have completed the requirements to be licensed as Veterinary Faculty, you may apply for this license.

Vet Faculty Reinstatement

This application is for licensees whose license has Lapsed or has been previously Revoked.

Renewal

If you currently hold a license and need to renew it to keep your license up to date, apply for licensure renewal.

How to File

To file online: 

Once your checklist is completed, navigate to GOALS to register and login to the license portal >>

To file by mail: 

Please contact us to request a mail-in application.

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