Getting a New License in Georgia

The State Board of Veterinary Medicine has the following requirements for licensure in Georgia.

Veterinary Licensure Requirements: 

  • Completed application
  • Fees as appropriate 
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Completed application for the Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) and $450 fee submitted along with the NAVLE application directly to:
         National Board of Examination Committee for Veterinary Medicine
         PO Box 1356
         Bismarck, ND 58502
  • Photograph
  • Verification of graduation from College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Foreign graduates must submit proof/certification of enrollment in the ECFVG from the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Foreign graduates must submit a copy of the ECFVG certificate before a license is issued

To be considered for licensure, applicants must submit passing scores from the NAVLE. If you have previously taken the CCT and the NBE and been unsuccessful in passing any section of these exams – you are now required to sit for the NAVLE.

Applicants who have previously successfully completed the NBE and CCT exams must submit certified copies of scores which can be obtained from:

Professional Examination Service
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115

Veterinary Technician Licensure Requirements: 

  • Completed application with appropriate fees
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • $65 examination fee
  • Totaling $115 made payable to the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine
  • Completed Verification of Education form

Temporary Licensure Requirements:

  • Application
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • If licensed in another state, submit verification of licensure & proof of graduation from the College of Veterinary Medicine
  • If not licensed, you must work under a Supervising Veterinarian
  • Applicants who have previously failed the examination in Georgia are not eligible for temporary licensure
  • Foreign graduates must submit a copy of the ECFVG certificate before a license is issued

Faculty Licensure Requirements:

  • Application
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Photograph
  • Verification of employment from Veterinary College where on staff
  • Proof of graduation from College of Veterinary Medicine

 

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