Reinstatement of a Lapsed Veterinarian License
Before applying for licensure, please familiarize yourself with the general licensing policies.
A completed, notarized application with photo and fee in the amount of $565.00 in the form of a bank check or money order payable to, “Treasurer, State of Connecticut”;
The applicant’s current curriculum vitae (CV) or synopsis of professional activity since completion of the applicant's veterinary educational program;
Verification of all licenses held, current or expired. The Veterinary Licensure Verification Form should be forwarded to the appropriate authority in any state of the United States, its territories or Canada in which the applicant is or has ever been licensed. Some jurisdictions may charge a fee for completion of the verification form. Please contact the jurisdiction directly for fee information;
Verification from the appropriate authority confirming the applicant's most recent employment; including dates and an overall evaluation of the applicant's ability to practice with reasonable skill and safety; and
Documentation of having successfully completed twelve contact hours of continuing education within the one-year period immediately preceding application for reinstatement.
Applicants for reinstatement who have been out of the active practice for longer than 6 months are presented to the Connecticut Board Veterinary Medicine. The Departments seeks the Board's recommendation as to the applicant's suitability for reinstatement. Applicants to whom this applies will receive further information from the Department upon receipt of all required documentation.
Please arrange for all supporting documentation to be sent directly from the source to:
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Ave., MS #12 APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: (860) 509-7603
Fax: (860) 707-1931