Applicants for licensure as a veterinarian must take and pass both the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) developed by the International Council for Veterinary Assessment (ICVA), as well as the Florida laws and rules examination developed by the department.
DBPR offers the Florida veterinary laws and rules examination in a computer-based testing (CBT) format. Candidates who have been approved to sit for one of the following examinations may do so by contacting the department’s examination vendor, Pearson VUE. Examinations are available on a daily basis at testing sites throughout the world.
To schedule by phone: 888.204.6230
To locate a testing site near you or to register online: http://www.pearsonvue.com/fl/dbpr/
Candidates taking a computer-based examination through Pearson VUE will be required to submit a valid email address, telephone number, and payment at the time the examination is scheduled. Candidates will be eligible to schedule an examination within 72 hours after the candidate’s examination application has been approved by the department.
- The Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Candidate Information Booklet (CIB) provides additional information to prepare candidates to take their professional licensure examinations. Click this link to view and download Candidate Information Booklets.
Study materials for the Florida Veterinary Medicine Laws and Rules examination are listed below.