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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.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information. 

Emergency Proclamation - COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

COVID-19 Vaccine Volunteer Opportunity

As of March 1st our lobby is open for walk-in customer service. Please remember to wear a mask and keep extra visitors to a minimum to help with distancing requirements. We are still committed to serving you over the phone and http:// we encourage you to schedule an appointment whenever possible to help us serve you better.  Give us a call at (208) 488-7530 or email us at to make your appointment.

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


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

Continuing Education (CE) Requirement Changes:  
Temporary changes were made to Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine's Rules IDAPA and 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.




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 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.