NAVLE through California
Veterinary Examination Eligibility Requirements
- Must be a graduate of an accredited veterinary school OR must graduate from an accredited veterinary school up to 8 months prior to
the close of the NAVLE testing window.
- If a graduate of an accredited school, AAVSB must receive a copy of your transcript.
- If a graduate of a non-accredited school, must have a certificate of completion of the ECFVG or enrolled and eligible in the PAVE program.
NOTE: Current ECFVG candidates may NOT apply for NAVLE eligibility through California. Applicants who
hold a certificate of completion from ECFVG are eligible.
Complete and submit the AAVSB online veterinary examination eligibility review application for the California NAVLE. The March/April 2017 application is open
November 28 - February 1.
Official transcripts and/or letter of academic standing should be sent directly from the veterinary school to the AAVSB:
380 W. 22nd Street, Suite 101
Kansas City, MO 64108
Complete and submit NBVME NAVLE application & fee to the NBVME:
Please note there is a California Waiver Page - Consent Statement per the NBVME NAVLE application requirements.
The NBVME application window for the April 2017 NAVLE testing window will be open early December to February 1.
Click here to apply for the CA State Board
examinations. For questions regarding the state board examinations, please contact the CA Veterinary Medical Board directly:
California Veterinary Medical Board
1747 N Market Blvd, Suite 230
Sacramento, CA 95834-2934
AAVSB Contact Info
1.816.931.1504 ext. 226
For common questions, please visit our FAQ page.