About  Us

The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board (NCVMB), a state regulatory and consumer protection agency, was created in 1903 by an act of the State

The NCVMB does this by:
  • Setting standards for the profession through statutes and administrative rules
  • Investigating complaints
  • Ensuring that applicants are qualified for licensure
  • Inspecting veterinary facilities
  • Taking disciplinary action against licensees and registrants when necessary to protect the public


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    MEETINGS BEGIN: 8:00AM at the Board Office
        1611 Jones Franklin Rd.
        Suite 106
        Raleigh, NC 27606

  • Important  to  Know

    *  * COVID-19 VACCINATIONS *  *
    Information re: DVMs Administering COVID-19 Vaccinations    

    Importation of Rabbits into NC

    Proposed Rules for Veterinary Telemedicine

    FYI re: 2021 CE for 2022 Renewal
    All on-line CE will be accepted

    2020 COVID Information

    STOP Act Fully Enacted July 7, 2021
    STOP Act Information
    Prescription Limitations on Pain: Acute | Post-Op | Chronic

    DHHS Radiation Protection Memo
    Registrant Requirement to Verify Service Provider Registration

    The Opioid Epidemic: What Veterinarians Need to Know
    (US Food & Drug Administration)

    Regulators Notify Industry re: CBD Products in the Marketplace


    Quick  Links

    1. ON-LINE License / Facility VERIFICATIONS
    (Check on your Veterinarian's or Facility's Status)

    2. How to File a Complaint

    3. Contact Us

    4. Personal Health & Wellness

    5. Donate to NCPHP for Impaired Veterinary Professionals

    6. MAP of Facility Inspection Regions

    8. Coping with the Loss of a Pet

    9. Report Animal Cruelty

    10. Pet Food & Product Recalls / Alerts

    11. License Verification Request
    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

    12. 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

    13. Print copy of your License

    14. Apply for a NC License

    15. Start a new Practice

    16. Start a new Corporation

    17. Practice Act (Laws & Regulations)

    18. President's Letters

    19. All Veterinarians are required to report the following diseases: