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Veterinarian - Initial License by Endorsement (VM 1)

This application is used by individuals who have a current license in another state for at least three years or have successfully completed the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE) administered by the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME). All endorsement applicants must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an American Verterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited school or university or an Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) certificate.

Application Requirements:
 
  • OUT-OF-STATE LICENSE: A license in another state that has been active for the last three years and license verifications from every state where the applicant has ever held a license.
  • EDUCATION: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited school or submit the Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) certificate if you attended a foreign school of veterinary medicine.
  • EXAMINATION: Passage of the Florida laws and rules examination. For more information on the Florida laws and rules examination review the candidate information booklet. Passing score on the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE) administered by the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME) if the applicant does not have a current out of state license.

  • 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. Military veterans may be eligible for a fee waiver, fee reimbursement, and/or fee discount. Please visit our DBPR Veterans Services page for more information.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.

  • MORE INFORMATION: Learn more about this profession's application requirements (use the back button or arrow to return to this 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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