Veterinary Medicine Professional License



Education, Department of State
Veterinarians must have a license to practice in New York State. This license is from the New York State Department of Education (NYSDOE).

Applicants must meet education and experience requirements, and pass an exam. Those who have not yet taken the exam can get a limited permit. This permit allows someone to practice under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Veterinarians licensed in other states can get their licenses endorsed in New York.

For more information, contact:

NYS Education Department
Office of the Professions
Registration Unit, State Education Building
2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000
Phone: (518) 474-3817
Fax: (518) 402-2323
TDD/TTY: (518) 473-1426


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