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Limited-Service Veterinary Medical Practice Permit (VM 3)

This application is used by individuals or companies that want to offer limited service clinics to the public.

Application Requirements:
  • DEFINITION: A limited service clinic is where a veterinarian performs vaccinations and/or immunizations against disease on multiple animals, preventative procedures for parasitic control and microchipping.

  • ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Each limited service clinic must be registered with the department by name, address, date of clinic, time and duration at least 28 days prior to offering the clinic.

    • Clinics locations that are held inside climate controlled buildings may be held up to 2 days per week for up to 8 hours per day.
    • All other locations are limited to once every two weeks and no more than four hours in any one day for any single location.
  • CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: If the owner of the establishment is not a Florida-licensed veterinarian a background check will be conducted.
  • Read Rule 61G18-15.007, 61G18-15.0071, and 61G18-15.0072, Florida Administrative Code, which outlines the minimum standards for a limited service practice.

  • FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. If applying online, you can pay with a credit card or electronic check. If mailing your application, please include a check payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 or use our convenient contact form.

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2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395

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