Texas Tech University

Licensure

NAVLE

The North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE), administered by the International Council for Veterinary Assessment (ICVA) since 2000, is a requirement for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in all licensing jurisdictions in the US and Canada. The NAVLE consists of 360 clinically relevant multiple-choice questions. For more information, please visit icva.net/navle/

Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

The Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners issues licenses for Veterinarians (DVM), Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVT), and Equine Dental Providers (EDP). Applicants must pass the state licensing exam prior to becoming licensed in Texas. For more information, please visit veterinary.texas.gov/licensing.php

Veterinary State Board Websites

To view all the veterinary state board websites, please visit the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) state board websites page.