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Reinstatement of Expired License

REACTIVATION OF EXPIRED VETERINARY LICENSE

UP TO 1 YEAR AFTER DATE OF EXPIRATION

Veterinary Licensure Renewal Fee - $312.50

  • Click here for printable renewal forms.  
  • The renewal is not retroactive to the date of expiration, but it is effective from the date the Board receives all required articles and fees.

Required Backup Documentation

  • Name Change –birth name differs from current name
    • Marriage License – certified copy (photocopies will not be accepted)
    • Divorce Decree – certified copy (photocopies will not be accepted)

Continuing Education - If the CE requirement is not met, you must make application for a new registration.

  • Proof of having met the continuing education requirement in a Board approved program for the previous year.

AFTER 1 YEAR FROM DATE OF EXPIRATION

Veterinary Licensure Renewal– Fee $312.50

  • Printable applications are available under “Forms and Resources
  • The renewal is not retroactive to the date of expiration, but is effective from the date the Board receives all required articles and fees. 

Required Backup Documentation

  • Name Change –birth name differs from current name
    • Marriage License – certified copy (photocopies will not be accepted)
  • Divorce Decree – certified copy (photocopies will not be accepted)
  • Licensure Information (if applicable) – Verification of licensure from all jurisdictions where you now or have ever held a veterinary license. Must be submitted to the board directly from the licensing board.
  • Federal Criminal Background check – effective July 1, 2018 (NEW REQUIREMENT)
    • Contact the Board office for instructions.
    • Please be advised, the federal background check could take several weeks to process.  \

WV State Jurisprudence Exam

  • Applicants must take and pass the online WV state jurisprudence exam for licensure.
    • If applicant cannot test on a computer, they may make an appointment to take the exam online in the Board office or at a location approved by the Board. 
  • Applicants are eligible to test once all required documents including a passing national score and fees are received. 
  • An email and letter will be sent to the applicant advising they are eligible to take the exam.
    • Applicants have 30 days from being notified by the Board of their eligibility to take the jurisprudence exam or their file will be closed. 
  • Jurisprudence exams taken October 1 – December 31 will have an expiration date for the next year. 
  • Special accommodations must be requested to the Board for approval. 

Continuing Education - If the CE requirement is not met, you must make application for a new registration.

  • Proof of having met the continuing education requirement in a Board approved program for each year the license has been expired, for a maximum of 2 years.
  • The board may require additional documentation of clinical competency and professional activities.     

 

Page Updated: 7/16/2018 9:24:12 AM