Veterinary Medicine Licenses


There are three categories of applications for a veterinary license. Please see the requirements below for each category. You may click on the hyperlinks provided by each category to go to the other license types as needed in order to start the appropriate application.

Category 1 - Licensure by Examination: A new graduate who never held a veterinary license in a U.S. state, U.S. territory or country AND has no passed the NAVLE.

Category 2 - Licensure by Endorsement: Licensed in another U.S. state(s) with no disciplinary actions, and 4,000 hours active practice in the preceding five years. NOTE: Individual who hold a current license to practice veterinary medicine in another U.S. state, U.S. territory, or other country and have ever had a disciplinary action (or have a pending action) taken against them by a veterinary licensing authority are not eligible for Licensure by Endorsement [Wis. Stat. s. 89.072].

Category 3 - Licensure by Endorsement of NAVLE/NBE/CCT Scores: Licensed in another state but are NOT eligible for Licensure by Endorsement; OR not licensed in another state but have taken and passed the NAVLE/NBE/CCT.

Please click "Start New Application" below to apply online for this license.

If you would like to print instructions and a blank application to fill out and mail please click here.

If you have any questions, contact the Veterinary Examining Board at 608-224-4353 or email at datcpVEB@wi.gov.
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