A) You must
be a graduate from an AVMA approved college or have completed
the ECFVG or PAVE program. An official copy of your final transcript
must be submitted to the Ohio Board with your application in a
sealed envelope from the veterinary college granting your degree.
If you are a foreign veterinary graduate, a copy of your ECFVG
or PAVE program certificate completion (Steps 1, 2, 3 & 4)
must be submitted to the Ohio Board.
B) If you
are seeking licensure before your final transcripts are ready
you may submit a letter from the dean indicating your graduation
date to which the Board can issue a license pending your final
transcripts. You will then have 6 weeks after graduation to submit
your final transcripts to the Ohio Board.
C) You must
pass the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE) and
have your passing scores transferred to the Ohio Board.
a fee in the form of a cashier's check or money order made payable
to the Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board: even numbered
years = $425.00; odd numbered years = $300.00. You must include
your full name on your check or money order to avoid having your
application returned to you. Do NOT send cash or credit card information.
Please keep a record of this payment the Ohio Board does NOT
provide a receipt of payment.