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Veterinary Medicine

• Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine Welcome to the Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine website! Our goal is to provide up-to-date information on various topics related to the practice of veterinary medicine in Michigan. We hope you find this information helpful and invite you to check out our website often.


Licensing Applications and Forms

• Data Change/Duplicate License Request Form PDF icon

• Disciplinary Limited License Reclassification Application Packet PDF icon

• Suspended/Revoked License Reinstatement Application Packet PDF icon

• Veterinary Clinical Academic Renewal Certification of Appointment to an Academic Position Form PDF icon

• Veterinary Full Licensure Application Packet PDF icon

• Veterinary Medicine Educational Limited Renewal Certification of Appointment to a Post Graduate Training Program PDF icon

• Veterinary Relicensure Application Packet PDF icon

• Veterinary Technician Application Packet PDF icon

• Veterinary Technician Relicensure Application Packet PDF icon


Licensing Information

• How To File A Complaint

• Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS)

• Veterinarian Examination

• Veterinary Technician Examination

• Veterinary Technician Practical Examination Brochure 2012 PDF icon


Board Information

• Administrative Rules for Health Boards

• Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine Members

• Public Health Code - Article 7 - Controlled Substances

• Public Health Code - Veterinary Medicine Section

• Veterinary Medicine 2014 Board Meetings PDF icon

• Veterinary Medicine Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes


Frequently Asked Questions

• How do I verify my Michigan license to another state?

• Do I need to complete continuing education?

• How long are the Veterinarian/Veterinary Technician licenses issued for? Can I renew my license early? How will I know when I need to renew?

• I need to verify whether someone has a license. How can I do that?

• How can I change my name or address?

• If I have been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor, will this stop me from obtaining a Michigan license?

• What happens if my license or registration expires?

• The application asks for the state(s) I have been licensed in and asks for the basis of licensure. What does that mean? What if I'm licensed in more than one state? Do you need verification from all states I have ever held a license in?

• How long will you keep my licensure application on file?

• How long does it take to process my application?

• Is everything in my file complete? How can I find out what is missing?

• What is the purpose of the different types of applications?

• How long does it take for your office to receive my correspondence?

• I work in more than one location. How can I have my license on display in all of my work areas?

• Can I submit the renewal application for my controlled substance license before submitting the renewal for my professional license?

• Can you give me information on my DEA license or how to get a DEA license?

• Do I need a controlled substance license for every location in which I practice?

• Do I have to renew my controlled substance (CS) license if I am not currently living in Michigan and my professional license is active? Can I renew the CS license later if I move back to Michigan?

• My renewal date is coming up soon. I know that the license/registration will be valid until the expiration date after I renew. Since I will be moving next year, I only want to renew it for 1 year. Can I do that?




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