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License Information

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 Types


License is active and veterinarian is in good standing.


A license that has been placed in inactive status.


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.

License Renewals

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.

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