News and Updates

Below you’ll find the latest news and articles regarding ICVA and the NAVLE, as well as the most recent ICVA newsletter.

November 13, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday

The ICVA office will be closed November 22-23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

September 26, 2018

Scheduling and Admission Permit Numbers Explained

A variety of numbers are used during the NAVLE process. Here is an explanation of the NAVID, Scheduling Number, Confirmation Number, and Candidate Identification Number.

September 25, 2018

NAVLE Self-Assessments for Examination Preparation

These web-based practice examinations are excellent preparation tools to help you learn about NAVLE content and format.

August 27, 2018

November - December 2018 Scheduling Permits Now Available for All Approved Candidates

Scheduling and Admission Permits now available for all November - December 2018 approved NAVLE candidates.

August 15, 2018

Veterinary Career Transitions

Have you considered a career in veterinary medicine outside of traditional clinical practice? The video below highlights many career opportunities for current and future veterinarians.

April 6, 2018

NAVLE Identification and Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Prometric testing center for the NAVLE, all candidates must present their NAVLE Scheduling and Admission Permit (either in printed form or via smart phone), AND a non-expired, government-issued, signed, photo ID.

February 20, 2018

NAVLE Practice Analysis Complete

The Collaboration for Veterinary Assessments, consisting of the International Council for Veterinary Assessment (ICVA) and National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), has completed the final report from a two-year NAVLE Practice Analysis process. The resulting blueprint will be used to update the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE®) for future administrations.