Applicants for licensing in the State of West Virginia are required to meet the criteria set forth in the Veterinary Law and Rules. Each applicant must submit a completed application to the Board and must pass the WV State Jurisprudence Exam.
License is active and veterinarian is in good standing.
Not available at this time.
A license that has not been renewed.
Temporary Emergency License
A temporary license for WV State of Emergencies.
Types of Licenses with Disciplinary Action
License is on probation for a specific period of time as ordered by a Consent Agreement/Final Order with the Board.
License is on suspension for a specific period of time as ordered by a Consent Agreement/ Final Order with the Board.
License is revoked by a Final Order with the Board.
Licenses are renewed each calendar year and are due by December 31. Renewals submitted after December 31 require payment of a late fee. Online renewals are available from October 1 – February 15. If you do not wish to renew online, you may submit your renewal form to the Board office.
An expired license may be reinstated within 5 years of the date of its expiration by completing and providing the following:
- Renewal form for the current year
- Renewal form for all expired years
- Documentation of having completed the required continuing education in each delinquent year
- Current renewal fee
- All previous delinquent renewal fees.
If a license has been expired more than 5 years, an application for licensure must be submitted and the applicant must be scheduled to take the WV State Jurisprudence Exam at next test date.