Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates®

ECFVG Certification Program
The Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) certification program, which consists of four separate steps, is accepted by all state veterinary regulatory boards and the federal government as meeting, either in part or full, the educational prerequisite for licensure or certain types of employment, respectively.
Use the links at left to contact the ECFVG office, learn more about the history of the ECFVG program, meet the staff and the members of the Commission overseeing the program, see an overview of the four-step program, read the complete Policies and Procedures of the ECFVG, and find other useful resources including contact information for state veterinary regulatory boards.
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If you are an existing candidate in the program, a current AVMA member, or final year SAVMA student who wishes to participate in the program, click 'Login' below. All others who wish to begin the certification process, click 'Next'.


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