About  Us

The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board (NCVMB), a state regulatory and consumer protection agency, was created in 1903 by an act of the State

The NCVMB does this by:
  • Setting standards for the profession through statutes and administrative rules
  • Investigating complaints
  • Ensuring that applicants are qualified for licensure
  • Inspecting veterinary facilities
  • Taking disciplinary action against licensees and registrants when necessary to protect the public

    2022 - 2026


    January 11th
    February 29th
    April 12th: Emergency Meeting
    May 9th

    July 11th: AGENDA
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    MEETINGS BEGIN: 8:00AM at the Board Office
        1611 Jones Franklin Rd.
        Suite 106
        Raleigh, NC 27606

  • Important  to  Know

    Continuing Education/Facility Permit Proposed Rules
    The Board has approved these rules for submission to the Rules Review Committee. The public comment period will end on 8/16/2024.  Public comments may be mailed to:  1611 Jones Franklin Road Suite 106, Raleigh, NC 27606 or sent via email to kwest@ncvmb.org.

    Board Seeking Part Time Practice Facility Inspector
    for Eastern Piedmont Area

    FYI re: 2025 Renewals
    Standard CE Requirements
    Reminder emails are randomly sent so be sure you keep your address updated. Consider adding this email address to your CONTACTS (kwest@ncvmb.org) so there's less likelihood of the reminder going into your Junk/Spam folder.

    Periodic Review Existing Rules Public Comment Results

    G.S. 1508-21.3A Report
    Public Comment Correspondence

    Veterinary Telemedicine .0211

    Importation of Rabbits into NC

    STOP Act Information
    per 90-113.74(d)

    Dispensing of controlled substances require reporting to NC DHHS CSRS. You may contact the CSRS Utilization team with questions / concerns at CSRS.Utilization@dhhs.nc.gov

    FAQ Sheet


    DHHS Radiation Protection Memo
    Registrant Requirement to Verify Service Provider Registration

    The Opioid Epidemic: What Veterinarians Need to Know
    (US Food & Drug Administration)

    FDA Regulation of Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Products, Including CBD




    Quick  Links

    1. ON-LINE License / Facility     VERIFICATION
         Check on your Veterinarian's      or Facility's Status

    2. How to File a Complaint

        Self Evaluation Checklist

    4. Contact Us

    5. NCVMB Instagram

    6. NCVMB X (Twitter)

    7. Personal Health & Wellness

    8. Donate to NCPHP for     Impaired Veterinary     Professionals

    9. MAP of Facility Inspection     Regions

    10. Coping with the Loss of a       Pet

    11. Report Animal Cruelty

    12. Pet Food, Product Recalls       & Alerts

    13. License Verification       Request
    To request a verification, log into your personal Licensure Gateway account and select Applications / License Verification Request. Once you pay the fee, it is IMMEDIATELY e-mailed to the selected Board(s) and you will receive a copy as confirmation.

    If you DO NOT have a personal Licensure Gateway account, you will need to submit this paper application form via US mail.   Paper Request

    14. Change your Legal Name:
    Log into the Licensure Gateway to make the request. Must upload supporting legal document(s) at time of request.
    (e.g. Social Security Card, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree, etc.) SELECT: My Profile | Name Change

    15. Print copy of your License

    16. Apply for a NC License

    17. Start a new Practice

    18. Start a new Corporation

    19. Practice Act
          Laws & Regulations

    20. President's Letters

    21. All Veterinarians are       required to report the       following diseases: