Safeguarding the people and animals of Idaho

Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine

2230 Old Penitentiary Road
P.O. Box 7249
Boise, ID 83707
Phone: (208) 332-8588
Fax: (208) 332-8645


The Board's Mission is to promote the public health, safety, and welfare by safeguarding the people and animals of Idaho by establishing and enforcing professional standards in the licensure and regulation of veterinary health professionals.


Please click on the above line for more information regarding reported outbreaks of canine influenza in Idaho.

Executive Order 2017-06
Licensing Freedom Act Comment Period

On May 19, 2017, Lieutenant Governor Brad Little, in his capacity as acting governor, signed the above order requiring a review of Idaho's occupational licensing requirements. Lieutenant Governor Little would like to hear direcly from those affected by licensing requirements. Please click on the above line to read the order. To post a comment go to: Comments can also be made to the Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine at:

“Spotlight on the upcoming Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)” from the AVMA
Veterinary Feed Directive Module - Now Available

  • Application Deadlines

    Applications and associated fees for Veterinarians and Technicians must arrive at the Board Office by January 1st or June 1st of each year. The Board will meet in January and June each year to review the completed applications.

    Applications for Temporary Permits will be accepted and processed by the date received. There is an additional fee for a Temporary Permit. Please contact the Board Office for details.

    Applications for new Certified Euthanasia Agencies and Certified Euthanasia Technicians will be accepted and processed as needed.

    Types of Licensure/Certification

  •  Upcoming Meetings:
    April 9, 2018

    NOTICE: To apply for a DVM license or CVT certificate in Idaho, contact the Board office to request an application packet. Applications are not available online.

    Animal Cruelty

    Veterinary Law in Idaho

    Frequently Asked Questions