Dates & Deadlines

State Jurisprudence Examination

The State Board Examination is administered on the first Tuesday of every month (unless changed for weather/holiday). The deadline to sign up for the state board exam is two weeks prior to examination date. No late applications will be accepted. The examination is given at the Board office in Baton Rouge.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

For more details on the LA State Board Exam and instructions on signing up for the exam, please go to www.lsbvm.org/sbe.

North America Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE)

The 2022 spring NAVLE test window is March 14 through April 30, 2022.
The deadline to apply to take the NAVLE during this spring test window is February 1, 2022.

The 2022 winter NAVLE test window is November 1 through December 16, 2022.
The deadline to apply to take the NAVLE during this winter test window is August 1, 2022.

The 2023 spring NAVLE test window is April 10 through April 22, 2023.
The deadline to apply to take the NAVLE during this spring test window is February 1, 2023.

No late applications will be accepted.

Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE)

The VTNE will be administered on the following schedule:

Examination Date

Application Deadline

March 15 – April 15, 2022

March 4, 2022 (opens January 18)

July 15 – August 15, 2022

June 15, 2022 (opens April 15)

November 15 – December 15, 2022

October 15, 2022 (opens August 15)

Scores are reported monthly from AAVSB to the LBVM.

License/Certificate Renewals

The renewal cycle deadline was October 30, 2021. All licenses/certificates not renewed on or before October 30, 2021 are now expired. The 2021-2022 renewal period was from July 1, 2020 to October 30, 2021 (expiration date). For more details on the renewal process, please visit www.lsbvm.org/renewals. An up-to-date directory of all currently active and expired licenses can be found by clicking the link below.

License Verification Registry

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).

CAET Course Dates and Deadlines

The next CAET training course is scheduled for August 11th, 2022 in Alexandria, Louisiana. One must complete the application process before signing up for the certification training. For more details on the application process, please visit www.lsbvm.org/app-caet.

2022 CAET Training Course Brochure

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