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


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    November 10

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

  • Important  to  Know


    Information re: DVMs Administering COVID-19 Vaccinations    

    Importation of Rabbits into NC

    FYI re: 2021 CE for 2022 Renewal
    All on-line CE will be accepted

    2020 COVID Information

    STOP Act Fully Enacted
    July 7, 2021

    STOP Act Information
    Prescription Limitations on Pain: Acute | Post-Op | Chronic

    Veterinarians and staff members who find the DHHS CSRS confusing will be able to receive training that counts toward the
    fulfilling the annual opioids CE requirement, and they will able to receive one-to-one technical assistance along with
    the opportunity to find self-help materials for their office. For any immediate questions or concerns you can notify
    the CSRS Utilization team at CSRS.Utilization@dhhs.nc.gov.

    DHHS Radiation Protection Memo
    Registrant Requirement to Verify Service Provider Registration

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

    Regulators Notify Industry re: CBD Products in the Marketplace


    Quick  Links

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

    2. How to File a Complaint

    3. Contact Us

    4. Personal Health & Wellness

    5. Donate to NCPHP for Impaired Veterinary Professionals

    6. MAP of Facility Inspection Regions

    8. Coping with the Loss of a Pet

    9. Report Animal Cruelty

    10. Pet Food & Product Recalls / Alerts

    11. License Verification Request
    To request a verification, log into your personal Licensure Gateway account and select Applications / License Verification Request. Upon submission, your verification will be e-mailed to the selected Board(s). Log-In

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

    12. Change your Legal Name:
    Log into the Licensure Gateway to make 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

    13. Print copy of your License

    14. Apply for a NC License

    15. Start a new Practice

    16. Start a new Corporation

    17. Practice Act (Laws & Regulations)

    18. President's Letters

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