Board of Veterinary Examiners is staffed by the Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing. The board consists of four
veterinarians and one public member. Board members
appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Legislature.
The board adopts regulations
to carry out laws governing veterinary practice in
Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes
actions against people who violate licensing laws.
The board meets three times a year and offers a
comment period at each meeting. Meeting agendas and
minutes are available from the licensing
will be posted to this website once prepared.
by the Board
- a. Veterinarian
- b. Veterinary Technician
||Application for Veterinary Licensure, #08-609,
Application for veterinary licensure by credentials and examination. Includes application for temporary permit.
Application for Veterinary Technician Licensure, #08-4251, Revised 05/22/13. Application for veterinary technician licensure by examination.
for Courtesy Veterinary License, #08-4040,
Revised 12/07/2011. Authorizes the licensee to practice
veterinary medicine for a special event only.
This form may be completed online with Adobe
Acrobat 5.0 or higher, then printed and mailed.
||Veterinary Student Permit Application, #08-4534, Revised 12/07/2011.
for Exception from Social Security Number Requirement,
Board of Veterinary Examiner's Handbook, 04/2013.
License Renewal Applications
Statutes and Regulations
Alaska Statutes are passed
by the legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska
Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the board
to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes.
Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.
AS 08.98 and regulations
12 AAC 68 specifically govern veterinary practice. AS
08.01 - 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all
professions regulated by the division.
Proposed regulations are
advertised in Alaska newspapers and we invite public
comment on them. If you would like to receive notice
of proposed regulations, please write to the regulations
specialist and request that your name be added to the
Veterinary interested parties list. Please advise us
if you move or wish your name removed from the mailing
may provide information on the regulation of veterinary
practice in other states.
American Associaton of Veterinary State Boards
380 West 22nd Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: (877) 698-8482
Fax: (877) 931-1604
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806