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Please allow 4-6 weeks for review of applications and documentation. Upon review of application and additional documentation, you will be notified by email of any missing items.

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Applicants are responsible for reviewing the application information for their license type for a full list of requirements. Application information for all licenses can be found in the Board's Licensing Information section.  Status updates for new applications will not be provided over the phone.


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Consumer Information

To file a complaint against a provider, please use the link below. All complaints are investigated by the Attorney General's Office and are confidential unless formal charges are filed by the Attorney General's Office with the Board. For more information, the Attorney General's Office may be contacted at 317-232-6201.

Information on the process of submitting a Consumer complaint can be found on the Consumer Complaint Process page.

Contact Information

Jody Edens, Board Director
Erin Sutton, Assistant Director

Staff E-mail: pla5@pla.IN.gov
Staff Phone Number: (317) 234-5108


  • Statutes & Rules

    The Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency are prohibited from providing legal advice on issues in the statute and administrative rules.  For legal advice please consult an attorney.  

    The most current version of the Indiana statutes and administrative rules may be accessed using the Legislative Service links below:

    Indiana Code

    Indiana Code § 25-38.1   Veterinarians

    • Chapter 1.       Preamble; Definitions
    • Chapter 2.       Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
    • Chapter 3.       Veterinarians; Veterinary Technicians; Licenses, Special Permits, And Registration
    • Chapter 4.      Practice; Discipline; Prohibitions Chapter 5. Impaired Veterinary Health Care Providers

    General Provisions

    Indiana Code § 25-0.5 Applicability of Certain Provisions in IC 25-1*

    • Chapter 1.     Initial License or Certificate under IC 25-1-1.1-4
    • Chapter 2.     Permits, Licenses, Certificates of Registration, and Evidences of Authority under IC 25-1-2-2.1
    • Chapter 3.     Entities under IC 25-1-2-6
    • Chapter 4.     “Board” as used in IC 25-1-4
    • Chapter 5.     Performance of Administrative Function, Duties, and Responsibilities for Entities by the
      Indiana Professional Licensing Agency und IC 25-1-5-3
    • Chapter 6.     “Provider” as used in IC 25-1-5-10
    • Chapter 7.     Performance of Administrative Functions, Duties, and  Responsibilities for Entities by the
      Indiana Professional Licensing Agency under IC 25-1-6-3
    • Chapter 8.     “Regulated Occupation” for purposes of IC 25-1-7
    • Chapter 9.     “Board” as used in IC 25-1-8
    • Chapter 10.   “Board” as used in IC 25-1-8-6
    • Chapter 11.   “Board” as used in IC 25-1-9
    • Chapter 12.   “Board” as used in IC 25-1-11

    Indiana Code § 25-1  General Provisions

    • Chapter 0.1     Effect of Certain Acts
    • Chapter 1.       Evidence of License Applicant’s Payment of Personal Property Taxes Required
    • Chapter 1.1.     Effect of Criminal Convictions on Licensed or Registered Persons
    • Chapter 1.2.     Renewal of Licenses Granted by State Agencies. Notice of Expiration
    • Chapter 3.       Civil Immunity of Regulatory Agencies
    • Chapter 4.       Continuing Education
    • Chapter 5.       Professional Licensing Agency Registry of Professions
    • Chapter 6.       Professional Licensing Agency Functions and Duties
    • Chapter 7.       Investigation and Prosecution of Complaints Concerning Regulated Occupations
    • Chapter 8.       Occupational and Professional Licensure, Registration, and Certification Fees
    • Chapter 9.       Health Professions Standards of Practice
    • Chapter 11.     Professional Licensing Standards of Practice
    • Chapter 12.     Renewal of Licenses Held by Individuals in Military Service
    • Chapter 13.     Indiana Scheduled Prescription Electronic Collection and Tracking Program
    • Chapter 15.     Exemptions for Athletic Organization Practitioners in Other Jurisdictions
    • Chapter 16.     Evaluation of Regulated Occupations
    • Chapter 17. Licensure of Individuals with Military Training; Licensure of Military Spouses
    • Chapter 18.      Pilot Program for State Registration of Privately Certified Individuals

    Indiana Code § 23-1.5   Professional Corporations

    • Chapter 1.    Definitions
    • Chapter 2.    Administrative Provisions
    • Chapter 3.    Ownership
    • Chapter 4.    Change of Corporate Form
    • Chapter 5.    Foreign Professional Corporations

    Indiana Code § 4-6  Attorney General

    • Chapter 14.   Health Records and Identifying Information Protection

    Indiana Administrative Code

    Title 888, Article 1.1 – Professional Competence

    • Rule 1.       Veterinarian
    • Rule 2.       Registered Veterinary Technicians
    • Rule 3.       Fees
    • Rule 4.       Veterinary Practice Facilities
    • Rule 5.       Standards of Practice
    • Rule 6.       Application for License as a Veterinarian
    • Rule 7.       Application for Veterinary License; Endorsement
    • Rule 8.       Application for Registration as a Veterinary Technician; Examination
    • Rule 9.       Application for Registration as a Veterinary Technician; Endorsement
    • Rule 10.     Continuing Education
    • Rule 11.     Inactive Status of Licenses