Veterinary Examining Board


Setting the standard of forward-thinking veterinary regulation.


To protect the public through a fair regulatory process that instills public confidence in our licensees while remaining agile to the constant advancement of veterinary medicine.

Veterinary Professional Assistance Program

The Veterinary Professional Assistance Program (VPAP) was launched in the fall of 2020. This program supports veterinary professionals' life, offering everything from day-to-day guidance to life saving assistance during a crisis. Visit the VPAP webpage to learn more about the program and the resources available to veterinary professionals.​​

Current and Previous License Holders

The following lists allow you to find credentials for current and previous license holders:

DATCP updates the current license holder lists daily. If you submitted a renewal and do not see your name, your renewal is still processing.

If you need written verification, complete the Request for Verification of Veterinary Credential form.

About Us

The Veterinary Examining Board (VEB) defines professional standards and regulatory policies for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. The board determines the education and experience required for obtaining a credential, develops and evaluates​​ credentialing examinations, and establishes and enforces standards of professional conduct.

Members of the VEB are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve four-year terms. The board consists of five licensed veterinarians, one veterinarian technician, and two public members.

The board meets at least four times a year a​nd there are duties associated with committee appointments between board meetings. All meetings have a virtual option.   

Interested in serving on the board? To apply, you must submit a copy of your CV, a short description of your training and experience as it related to the VEB, and at least one letter of recommendation is encouraged. To submit your application materials to the governor for consideration, go through the online portal​ and scroll down to "Boards and Commissions" and select "application."​​