Information for the License:


Licensing Agency:

Agency or Department Name:  Department of Consumer Affairs
Board or Council Name:  Veterinary Medical Board
Division Name:
Telephone:  (916) 515-5220
Agency Web Address:

License Description:
     (Always confirm this information with the licensing agency.)

Fees: Application: $125
Examination: $200 for State Board, Veterinary Law Exam $100
License: $290

Examination Frequency: Continuous

Exam Locations: Varies

Experience Requirement: Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

Average Time to Process Application: 60 Days

Renewal Period: Biennially (every second year).

Special License Requirements: See Department of Food and Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Health, also U.S. Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.

Comments: Veterinary Hospital Premise Registration: $200 (annually).

Authority: California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Chapter 20.