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The Board's mission is to promote the public health, safety, and welfare by safeguarding the people and animals of Idaho by establishing and enforcing professional standards in the licensure and regulation of veterinary health professionals.



The Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine office is closed to the public starting November 30th through January 4th.  We are doing this to ensure the health and safety of you as well as our staff.

You may make an appointment to be seen in person.

In order to better serve you, please contact our office with questions or to schedule an appointment.

  • Phone:         (208) 488-7530
  • Email:          bovminfo@dopl.idaho.gov
  • Website:      bovm.idaho.gov

We strive to serve your needs to the best of our ability during these challenging times.



WE MOVED ON SEPTEMBER 17th, 2020


PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION AND MAILING ADDRESS:
11351 W. Chinden Boulevard, Building 6
Boise, ID 83714. 
Map Link HERE


Our new phone number is 208-488-7530.
Our new general email address is bovminfo@dopl.idaho.gov



As of July 1, 2020, IDAPA 46.01.01 Administrative Rules of the State of Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine have been redesignated as IDAPA 24.38.01.


Our Next Board Meeting to Approve Applications is January 15
th, 2021


Continuing Education (CE) Requirement Changes:  
Temporary changes were made to Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine's Rules IDAPA 24.38.01.03 and 24.38.01.102.03 on March 20, 2020.  Biannual Continuing Education (CE) credit requirements were CUT IN HALF for both Veterinarians and Certified Veterinary Technicians, and these requirements will continue until after the June 2021 renewal period.   In addition, ALL of the credits can be obtained online. 

Until June 30, 2021, Veterinarians require (10) CE credits and Certified Veterinary Technicians require (7) CE credits for their biannual CE period.  After the June 2021 renewal period, the Veterinarian's CE requirements will revert to (20) and the Certified Veterinary Technicians to (14).  All CE credits will still be able to be obtained online.





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APPLICATIONS:

Applications and associated fees for Veterinarians and Technicians must arrive at the Board Office by January 1st or June 1st of each year. The Board will meet in January and June each year to review the completed applications. For more information, click the "Applications" tab.


TEMPORARY PERMITS:

Temporary permits are available for an additional fee. A temporary permit allows an applicant to legally practice during the interim periods between meetings of the board to review and approve applications. A completed application, fees and all required documents must be received and accepted before a temporary permit can be issued. Please contact the Board Office for more details.
Applications for new Certified Euthanasia Agencies and Certified Euthanasia Technicians will be accepted and processed as needed.