This permit allows an individual who has applied for the NC State Exam to obtain a certificate to practice veterinary medicine under the supervision of a NC licensed veterinarian while awaiting their scheduled test date.
NOTE: The Temporary Permit CANNOT be processed until your exam application and all the required documents for the State Exam have been received.
A temporary permit is also available to a nonresident veterinarian validly licensed in another state, territory or district of the United States or a foreign country, provided that such temporary permit shall be issued for a period of no more than 60 days. G.S. 90-187.4
This application allows a fourth (4th) year veterinary student to register in North Carolina. The registered student is able to provide limited services under the direct supervision of a NC licensed veterinarian in order to obtain experience at a veterinary practice facility.