All applicants to the PAVE Program must demonstrate proficiency in the English language using one of the three options below:
Substantiation that the PAVE candidate has attended at least three (3) years at a secondary high school or graduated from a post-secondary, professional veterinary school, under which the complete language of instruction was English.
Documentation that the candidate has met the English Proficiency criteria is due at the time of application. If this requirement has not been met upon the review of the candidate’s application, the candidate will be deferred to the next scheduled examination.
|2022 - 2023 Qualifying Science Examination Dates|
|Examination Window||Application Window||Application &
Over 3 Attempts
|Sept 11-17, 2022||May 1 - 31, 2022||May 31, 2022||Mar 1, 2022|
|Jan 8-14, 2023||Oct 1 - 31, 2022||Oct 31, 2022||Aug 1, 2022|
|May 14 - 20, 2023||Mar 1 - 31, 2023||Mar 31, 2023||Dec 1, 2022|
|Sept 10 - 16, 2023||June 1 - 30, 2023||June 30, 2023||Apr 1, 2023|
You may utilize the services of an electronic notary. Not all electronic notaries can service international documentation.
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Submit the required documents by mail to the following address:
|PAVE Application Fee||$375 USD|
|Qualifying Science Examination Fee||$1500 USD|