How to Apply for an Ohio Provisional Graduate License
Provisional Graduate License is for an applicant who has graduated
from an AVMA approved college and is waiting to take the North American
Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE) for the first time. The Provisional
Graduate License may not be issued to an applicant if they have
failed the NAVLE.
Ohio Board may issue a Provisional Graduate License if the following
requirements are met:
the State of Ohio application for a Provisional Graduate License.
The application needs to have proper notarization and a recent
- The Ohio
Board must receive directly from the college/university an official
copy of your transcript with the appropriate college seal and
a photocopy of your diploma.
- The Ohio
Board must receive a letter of recommendation from a licensed
veterinarian who will be directly supervising and responsible
- You must
complete both an Ohio criminal background check and an FBI criminal
background check, conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification
and Investigation (BCI&I).
For further information regarding the Criminal Background check:
- Submit the
required $100.00 fee in the form of a cashier's check or money
order (personal checks will not be accepted).
Provisional Graduate License is valid for six months and is not