We at the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board welcome you to view our site and browse through your areas of interest.
The online license renewal system is now available: click HERE
All licenses and certificates expire 12/31/2022! There is a 1-month grace period to renew ONLINE until 1/31/2023 before the license/certificate will lapse. However, all required Continuing Education must be completed by 12/31/2022. Newsletters with information about the renewal process were been mailed in late October.
Please see the Renewal page for more information.
Changes in the Arizona Veterinary Practice Act effective September 24, 2022:
HB2626 created two new sections in the Arizona Veterinary Practice Act (statutes):
1. Section A.R.S. 32-2239.02: Duty of veterinarian to scan for presence of microchip; owner notification
2. Section A.R.S. 32-2297: Duty of animal crematory licensee to scan for presence of microchip; exception
Also, HB2612 impacted most licensing boards and removed the requirement for veterinarians and Certified Veterinary Technician applicants to be "of good moral character." This means that Moral Character Reference forms are no longer required with veterinary license and CVT certificate applications as of September 24, 2022.
For the full text of the revised Arizona Veterinary Practice Act (statutes), please see the Statutes and Rules page.
As of 5/5/21: Governor Ducey issues Executive Order 2020-19: Telemedicine for Pets and Animals was rescinded.