Veterinary License Information

Veterinary licensing in the State of Georgia is handled by the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine.

Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
(478) 207-2440

This six-member board is appointed by the Governor to protect, promote and preserve the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Georgia. The Board is composed of five licensed, practicing veterinarians and one consumer member. They are responsible for the regulation of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary faculty in Georgia. 

The board reviews applications, adminsters examinations, licenses qualified applicants, and regulates the practice of licensees throughout the state. 

The practice of veterinary medicine consists of the diagnosis, care and treatment of animal abnormalities or diseases. 

As a learned science, licensure is considered after meeting specific veterinary education (
click here and see Board Rules) and examination requirements.


 30 CE hours are due by December 31, 2012