All applicants to the PAVE Program must demonstrate proficiency in the English language using one of the three options below:
Substantiation that the PAVE candidate has attended at least three (3) years at a secondary high school or graduated from a post-secondary, professional veterinary school or equivalent program within that country under which the complete language of instruction was English.Accepted documentation includes:
Documentation that the candidate has met the English Proficiency criteria is due at the time of application. If, upon review of the candidate’s application, this requirement has not been met, the candidate will be deferred to the next scheduled examination.
|2021 - 2022 Qualifying Science Examination Dates|
|Examination Date||Application Window||Application &
Over 3 Attempts
|May 20, 2021||Closed||Closed||Closed|
|Sept 16, 2021||May 3-31, 2021||May 31, 2021||March 1, 2021|
|Jan 13, 2022||Sept 1 - 30, 2021||Sept 30, 2021||July 1, 2021|
|May 19, 2022||Feb 1 - 28, 2022||Jan 31, 2022||Nov 1, 2021|
|Sept 15, 2022||May 1 - 31, 2022||May 31, 2022||March 1, 2022|
You may utilize the services of an electronic notarization. Not all electronic notaries can service international documentation.
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Submit the required documents by mail to the following address:
|PAVE Application Fee||$375 USD|
|Qualifying Science Examination Fee||$1500 USD|