South Dakota Veterinarian Licensing Requirements

Requirements for veterinary practice in South Dakota:

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

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

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