Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board

Rule Rule 875-010-0026
Intern, Active and Inactive Licenses


Upon approval of all required application materials, the applicant may then apply for an intern or active license to practice veterinary medicine in Oregon. License activation forms are available from the Board office or on its website.

(1)

The intern or active license fee shall be $150 annually.

(2)

If the applicant has satisfactorily completed one year’s experience in the United States or its territories or provinces, or in Canada, an active veterinary license will be issued and will expire on the next following December 31st. Licensee shall renew the license according to OAR 875-010-0065 (License and Facility Registration Renewal Procedures).

(3)

If applicant has less than one year’s experience, an Intern Permit (intern license) will be issued. The intern license will expire following the total number of days necessary to complete one year’s practice experience, under supervision of an Oregon licensed veterinarian, pursuant to ORS 686.085 (Serving internship before being eligible for license) and OAR 875-010-0050 (Supervision of Interns):

(a)

Upon completion of the internship, the intern may apply for an active license, pursuant to OAR 875-010-0065 (License and Facility Registration Renewal Procedures). Late fees up to $150 will apply for each month the application is late if the intern has continued to practice veterinary medicine in Oregon after expiration of the intern license;

(b)

The supervising veterinarian shall complete an experience verification form attesting that the intern has satisfactorily completed the internship and the intern shall submit this form with the application for an active license.

(4)

An inactive license may be issued to any applicant who does not meet Continuing Education requirements. Inactive licensees shall not practice veterinary medicine in Oregon. The inactive license fee shall be $100 annually.
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Jun. 8, 2021