New Mexico Veterinarian Licensing Requirements

Requirements for veterinary practice in New Mexico:

Here’s a quick overview of the veterinary licensing requirements for the state of New Mexico. To learn more, click on the “visit website” button below.

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: No
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

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