American Veterinary Licensing
American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) is administered by
a commercial testing service with facilities for computer testing. The
examination is owned solely by the National
Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME). All eligible
applicants interested in applying for the next offering of the NAVLE must apply and pay for the
NAVLE examination directly to NBVME, by the NBVME deadline.
candidates must declare a state or provincial licensing board when applying
for the NAVLE examination. If Kansas is your designated licensing board,
you will need to apply for Kansas licensure, by the Kansas Board of Veterinary
Examiners (KBVE) deadline.
exam applicants must be in the senior
year of, or be a graduate of, an accredited
school of veterinary medicine, or; be enrolled in an
Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates
(ECFVG) certification program.
The NAVLE test window for fall is mid-November
through mid-December; the test window for spring is the first two weeks
of April. The deadline to submit an application for Kansas licensure,
to the KBVE, in conjunction with the next offering of the NAVLE is ninety-five
(95) days prior to the opening of the testing windows; Friday, January 3, 2014.
Further processing time is needed
if you are not a U.S. Citizen, additional documentation is required.
Please note that once your application and supplemental document have
been submitted, they will be forwarded to the KS Attorney General’s office,
by KBVE, for eligibility approval. Non U.S. Citizens and ECFVG applicants,
please submit your completed application and other required documentation
by Friday, December 27, 2013.
Further processing time is needed if you are requesting
accommodations. Please contact our office as soon as possible, additional
documentation is required.
fee for Kansas licensure is $125.
Technician National Examination
The examination is owned and administered by
the American Association
of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) . All applicants
interested in applying for the next offering of the VTNE must apply directly
If you are interested in obtaining registration as a veterinary
technician in Kansas, please submit an application to the Kansas
Board of Veterinary Examiners-KBVE.
exams are administered by appointment
at the Wamego office, 8:00 to 5:00, Monday
Once a year,
usually in April, the jurisprudence exam
is offered on the campus of KSU in Manhattan.
write or call to make an appointment
to take the jurisprudence exam, Monday
through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00
p.m. at the Board office in Wamego. The exam takes one
and one-half to two hours to complete.
There is no exam