Forms & Applications
Veterinary State Exam Application
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NATIONAL Exam Information for Veterinarians (NAVLE)
North American Veterinary Licensing Examination
Application and approval process: ICVA Website
NOTE: New graduates who apply for the NAVLE thru North Carolina will have a copy of their score sent to the Board office automatically.
NAVLE Candidate Eligibility Policy
A candidate may not sit for the NAVLE more than five (5) times and may not sit for the NAVLE at a date that is later than five (5) years from the candidate’s initial attempt. Each of the final two (2) attempts must be at least one (1) year from the previous attempt. Any previous attempts by a candidate to the NAVLE prior to the fall 2007 administration will not count toward the five (5) attempt limit.
Temporary Permits for Veterinarians
- Two (2) TypesFEE:
Exam Temporary Permit:
For those scheduled to take the NC State Exam
This permit allows an individual who has applied for the NC State Exam to obtain a certificate to practice veterinary medicine under the supervision of a NC licensed veterinarian while awaiting their exam score to be reported to the Board. To apply for a Temporary Permit, you must first apply for the State Exam
. If you've already done so, log in to the Licensure Gateway
and select the Temporary Permit application for those taking the exam and submit. However, with the new on-line exam process, Exam Temporary Permits are seldom needed.
: The Exam Temporary Permit CANNOT
be processed until your exam application and all the required documents for the State Exam have been received. Once your permit has been processed, you and your PRIMARY supervising veterinarian will receive a confirmation e-mail stating so.
60-Day Temporary Permit: For a Non-Resident Veterinarian
Another type of temporary permit is also available to a non-resident veterinarian with an ACTIVE license in another state, territory or district of the United States or foreign country, provided that such temporary permit shall be issued for a period of no more than sixty (60) days. G.S. 90-187.4 For those seeking a 60-Day Temporary Permit, you must first create an account via the Licensure Gateway. Once registered, you will log back in and select the 60-Day Temporary Permit application to submit.
Once the application has been submitted, the applicant will be able to log back into the Licensure Gateway 24/7 to check on their application status (e.g which documents have been received or are pending).
Degree conferred transcript, License Verification(s) from state in which you are currently
practicing, copy of a legal document (e.g. marriage certificate, divorce papers, etc.) if you have a maiden/former name in which documents will be received and copy of your Social Security Card. If you are not a US citizen, you may submit a copy of your Passport/SIN in lieu of a Social Security Card.
ATTENTION: Document(s) to be mailed to the Board office or e-mailed to Janice@ncvmb.org
Once your permit has been processed, both you and the PRIMARY supervising veterinarian will receive a confirmation e-mail.
The required documents DO NOT have to be received before submitting the application.
NC State University Faculty Application
This application is in accordance with The North Carolina General Statutes, which certifies that the holder is exempt from the requirements of licensing under G.S. 90-187.10(3). The requirements indicate that the practice of veterinary medicine is provided in the confines to the Faculty member's duties at the hospital or field service unit of the college of veterinary medicine. The certificate expires mid-June or certificate shall automatically expire when the holder's relationship is terminated with the university.
The renewal window for these certificates opens May 1st; the certificate is REVOKED on August 14th for non-renewal.
you must first create an account via the Licensure Gateway. Once registered, you will log back in and select the Faculty application to submit.
Once your permit has been processed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.
Copy of your Social Security Card AND
a degree conferred transcript submitted by the university will need to be received before your application can be processed. Transcripts may be mailed to our physical address or e-mailed to Janice@ncvmb.org
. If the applicant graduated from a foreign university and finds it difficult to request a copy of their transcript, we will accept a notarized copy from the applicant.
If you are NOT a United States citizen but have DHS authorization for work, you will be required to include a Numeric Identifier in order for a SAVE verification to be run. Processing time can run between 3 - 20 Federal business days.
Veterinary Student Intern
4th Year Student Intern Application
This application allows a fourth (4th) year veterinary student to register in North Carolina. The registered student is able to provide limited services under the direct supervision of a NC licensed veterinarian in order to obtain experience at a veterinary practice facility or other professional entity (e.g. animal shelter, zoo, museum if working with mammals, reptiles, vertebrates, etc.).
To apply for this permit, you must first create an account via the Licensure Gateway. Once registered, you will log back in and select the 4th Year Student Intern Application to submit. You are required to submit an application for each facility/entity you plan to provide services at.
Once the application has been submitted, the applicant will be able to log back into the Licensure Gateway 24/7 to check on their application status (e.g. which documents have been received or are pending).
Supervising veterinarian(s) will be sent a notification e-mail requesting them to electronically sign off on your permit. Your permit cannot be processed until ALL supervisors adhere to this action item.
When the permit has been processed, the applicant and PRIMARY supervising vet will receive an e-mailed confirmation.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Copy of your Social Security Card (or copy of SIN card/Passport if from Canada/Off-shore school), copy of a legal document (e.g. marriage certificate, divorce papers, etc.) if you have a maiden/former name in which documents will be received under as well as a Dean's Letter. A Dean’s Letter typically states if you're in good academic standing, your current student status (e.g. full-time, fourth-year student, etc.) and when you're expected to graduate.
Veterinary Technician State Exam Application
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NATIONAL Exam Information for Veterinary Technicians (VTNE)
Veterinary Technician National Examination
Application and approval process: AAVSB Website
How to prepare for the VTNE
NOTE: New graduates who apply for the VTNE thru North Carolina will have a copy of their scores sent to the Board office automatically; it takes 4-5 weeks from exam date for results to be received.
- Proposed Veterinary Practice Facility Name*
Facility Naming Rules
- Agreement for Referral of Service
- Sample Inspection Form
- Change in Ownership*
- Name Change* (FACILITY)
- Moving/Renovation Notification*
- Closing Practice Facility Form*
*The filling of form fields is not supported; will require opening with differnt viewer.
- Part-I paperwork for a Professional Corporation (PA, PC, Inc.)
- Part-I paperwork for a Professional Limited Liability Company (PLLC)
- Part-I paperwork for a Registered Limited Liability Partnership (RLLP)
- Part-I paperwork for a Foreign Professional Corporation (FPC)
- Part-II paperwork
- Amending/Dissolving Articles of Incorporation/Organization
- Obtain Articles of Incorporation from the Department of the Secretary of State
IMPORTANT: First select 'Business Registration' in the Within the Department: field, then select either 'Professional Corp' or 'Professional LLC' in the For: field.
1. Change of Address This may also be accomplished on-line. Your personal 'ID' and 'Password' required.
2. Change your Legal Name: Log into the Licensure Gateway to make request. Must upload supporting legal document(s) at time of request. (e.g. Social Security Card, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree, etc.) SELECT: My Profile | Name Change
In addition, be sure to update your contact information in your online account (e.g. physical and/or e-mail address change, etc.).
3. License Verification SAMPLE
To request a verification, log into your personal Licensure Gateway account and select Applications / License Verification Request. Upon submission, your verification will be e-mailed to the selected Board(s). Log-In
If you DO NOT have a personal Licensure Gateway account, you will need to submit this paper application form via US mail. Paper Request