to Apply for an Ohio Veterinary Temporary Permit:
The Board may
issue a Temporary Permit without the examination requirement to
a veterinarian holding a valid license, not revoked, suspended,
or expired in another state. A Temporary Permit authorizes the permit
holder to act as a veterinarian consultant or to provide veterinary
medical services in Ohio for a specific veterinary practice or animal
for a period of six months. A Temporary Permit can be extended for
one period of six months.
The Ohio Board
may issue a Temporary Permit if the following requirements are met:
the State of Ohio application for a Veterinary Temporary Permit.
The application needs to have proper notarization and a recent
- The Ohio
Board must receive a letter directly from an Ohio licensed veterinarian
stating the facility or veterinary practice where you will be
- You must
hold a valid, current, unencumbered license from another state.
You must have the veterinary board of each and every state or
province that you have been licensed in, submit directly to the
Ohio Board a certification of license. LICENSURE
- 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). CRIMINAL BACKGROUND
- Submit the
required $100.00 fee in the form of a cashier's check or money
order (personal checks will not be accepted).
APPLICATION FOR VETERINARY TEMPORARY PERMIT