Examination Schedule, Fees, and Deadlines
|Veterinarian Application Evaluation Fee||$350||The application fee is required for all veterinary applications.|
|Veterinary Law Examination (VLE)||$100||Required for all veterinarian candidates who did not receive their degree from UC Davis or Western University|
|Veterinary License Fee||$500||Fee for issuance of the license|
|Registered Veterinary Technician Application Fee||$225||The application fee is required for all registered veterinary technician applicants|
|Registered Veterinary Technician License Fee||$225||Fee for issuance of the license|
|Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substances Permit (VACSP) Application Fee||$100||The application fee for all VACSP|
|Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substances Permit (VACSP) License Fee||$100||Fee for issuance of the permit|
|Veterinary Premises Application||$500||Application fee for all premises|
|Live Scan Fingerprint Form
(Live Scan sites are only in California. See Fingerprint Requirements for more information).
|No fee to VMB
Fee will be assessed by the Live Scan facility
|All first-time applicants applying for any of the examinations listed must fulfill the fingerprinting requirement. (Live Scan forms must be obtained from the VMB or VMB web site.)|
Make checks payable to the Veterinary Medical Board (VMB). Please include all examination fees in one check.
Application Evaluation fees are non-refundable.
For more information on the examination schedule, fees, and deadlines please contact the VMB.
NAVLE or NBE/CCT Scores: Candidates who have previously passed NAVLE (or the NBE and/or CCT) should request transfer of out-of-state examination scores by Veterinary Information Verification Agency (VIVA) at least three weeks prior to the filing deadline. Transfer forms can be obtained online at www.aavsb.org/VIVA/ or by calling VIVA toll free at (877) 698-8482.
Graduates from non-AVMA accredited veterinary schools: Candidates must complete all the requirements of the PAVE or ECFVG prior to taking the CSB. PAVE information can be obtained online at the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) or by calling (877) 698-8482. ECFVG program information can be obtained online at the AVMA or by calling (800) 248-2862.