Virginia Veterinarian Licensing Requirements

Requirements for veterinary practice in Virginia:

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

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

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