Verification of License (DVMs), Registration (RVTs) or Certificate (CAETs)

The LA Board of Veterinary Medicine now has a real-time active registry that can be accessed to allow interested parties to verify the current status of all active AND expired DVM licensees (including Faculty licensees), RVT certificate holders and CAET certificate holders. This online registry is updated in real-time. Cancelled licenses are not yet included in the LBVM License Registry.

The LBVM License Registry is NOT primary source and does not currently include any disciplinary information for current, active or expired licensees and certificate holders. For such information, a request for public records must be made in writing to the Board either via email ( or mail (5825 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70803).

LBVM License Verification Registry (DVMs, RVTs, & CAETs)


List of Expired Licenses (DVMs, RVTs, & CAETs) w/ LA Address


Click here for the list of active REDs (Registered Equine Dentists) — updated as of 10/01/23


Practicing veterinary medicine in the state of Louisiana without a current, active license is a direct violation of the LA Veterinary Practice Act and is a serious offense for which the Board can take action. If you suspect someone of practicing veterinary medicine without a current, active license – such as an expired license – as indicated in the LBVM License Registry, the Board urges you to submit a formal complaint at for investigation.


Request for Directory of Licensees