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Information for Applicants


As part of its mandate to protect and serve the public interest, the College ensures only qualified veterinarians are licensed to practise in Ontario. To obtain a licence to practice veterinary medicine, applicants must meet the College’s requirements. There are approximately 4,500 veterinarians licensed in Ontario.

This section of the website is designed to help recent graduates, veterinarians working elsewhere and internationally educated veterinarians to understand the College and its licensing process.

Questions about licensure?

Lindsay Sproule
Principal, Licensure & Professional Corporations