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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.


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May 1st to June 30

Questions, please call our office at 208-488-7530.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information. 

Emergency Proclamation - COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

COVID-19 Vaccine Volunteer Opportunity


11351 W. Chinden Boulevard, Building 6
Boise, ID 83714. 

Monday, May 24 through Friday, August 6 access to Building 6 will be restricted due to construction

From Monday, May 24 through Friday, August 6, access to Building 6 will be restricted due to construction.  

Directions for access during construction:  For your convenience, we recommend entering the campus from Five Mile Road and moving into the left lane.  Go straight at the stop sign. Follow the road as it winds left and then right. On the left side of the road there are signs and arrows indicating directions to 11351 W Chinden Blvd., Building 6, and there will be a smoke stack (painted with the state logo and Building 6) on the right when you arrive.  Parking is available in front of the entrance to the left of the smoke stack.

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.