Important Events

Upcoming Events – updated 11/3/2015


News Alerts

None at this time.


Board Meeting Dates

  • Thursday, October 1, 2015
  • Thursday, December 3, 2015
  • Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016
  • Thursday, June 2, 2016
  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
  • Thursday, October 6, 2016
  • Thursday, December 1, 2016

State Board Examination

The State Board Examination is administered on the first Tuesday of every month.
Examination deadline for application is 2 weeks prior to examination.
No late applications will be accepted.
The examination is given at the Board office in Baton Rouge.
Examination dates are subject to change due to holiday, weather, etc.


  • Tuesday, November 3, 2015
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015
  • Tuesday, January 5, 2016
  • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016
  • Tuesday, April 5, 2016
  • Tuesday, May 3, 2016
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016
  • Tuesday, July 5, 2016
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016
  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2016
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Admin

Deadline


North America Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE)

The 2016 spring NAVLE test window will be April 11 through April 23, 2016.
The deadline to apply to take the NAVLE during this test window is February 1, 2016.


The 2016 winter NAVLE test window will be from November 14 through December 10, 2016.
The deadline to apply to take the NAVLE during this test window is August 1, 2016.

 

The 2017 spring NAVLE test window will be April 10 through April 22, 2017.
The deadline to apply to take the NAVLE during this test window is February 1, 2017.


No late applications will be accepted.

Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE)

The VTNE will be administered on the following schedule:

Examination Date

Application Deadline

July 15 - August 15

June 15, 2016

November 15 - December 15

October 15, 2016

March 15 - April 15

February 15, 2017

July 15 - August 15

June 15, 2017


License/Certificate Renewals

All licenses/certificates presently held will expire on September 30, 2016. The 2016-17-year renewal period will be held from July 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016 (expiration date).

Continuing education (CE) required for the 2016-17-year renewal must be taken between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. CE taken prior to July 1, 2015 will not be accepted.

CE taken after June 30, 2016 will be considered late and the late CE fee of $25 must be submitted to complete renewal.

Please make sure the CE programs you attended are Board approved/accepted, and that the attendance documentation is Board acceptable (see Board-approved CE Policy Statement
and/or Board Rules, Chapter 4, for details).


Rule-Making

The following is a list of Rule-making in progress. Please call or write the Board office for a copy of any Notice of Intent or Rule described below.


Chapter

Notice of Intent Publication Date

Final Rule publication Date

Comments Deadlines/Public Hearing Date(if requested)

Rule 303 E Faculty Licensure 6/20/2015   10/20/2015 (Effective 10/1/2016) 7/27/2015 

CAET Course Dates and Deadlines

Participation will be limited to first 30 applicants.  There must be a minimum of 15 participants to hold
the training course.  Application deadlines will be strictly followed.


Check the Board’s website for updated notices as to training locations as the site changes according
to need and availability, or call the Board office @ 225-342-2176.


Course Date

Application Deadline

Thurs., March 19, 2015 - Shreveport

Fri., March 6, 2015

Thurs., October 22, 2015 - Lake Charles

Fri., October 9, 2015

Thurs.,March 24, 2016 - Alexandria

Fri., March 11, 2016

CAET Course Announcement

Thurs., August 18, 2016 - Hammond

Fri., August 5, 2016