4741.17 Fees.

(A) Applicants or registrants shall pay to the state veterinary medical licensing board:

(1) For an initial veterinary license based on examination, on or after the first day of March in an even-numbered year, three hundred seventy-five dollars, and on or after the first day of March in an odd-numbered year, two hundred fifty dollars;

(2) For an initial limited license to practice veterinary medicine for an intern, resident in a veterinary specialty, or graduate student, thirty-five dollars;

(3) For an initial limited license to practice veterinary medicine for an instructor, researcher, or diagnostician, one hundred fifty-five dollars;

(4) For a veterinary license by reciprocity issued on or after the first day of March in an even-numbered year, four hundred twenty-five dollars, and on or after the first day of March in an odd-numbered year, three hundred dollars;

(5) For a veterinary temporary permit, one hundred dollars;

(6) For a duplicate license, thirty-five dollars;

(7) For the veterinary license biennial renewal fee, where the application is postmarked no later than the first day of March, one hundred fifty-five dollars; where the application is postmarked after the first day of March, but no later than the first day of April, two hundred twenty-five dollars; and where the application is postmarked after the first day of April, four hundred fifty dollars. Notwithstanding section 4741.25 of the Revised Code, the board shall deposit ten dollars of each veterinary license biennial renewal fee that it collects into the state treasury to the credit of the veterinarian loan repayment fund created in section 4741.46 of the Revised Code.

(8) For the limited license to practice veterinary medicine biennial renewal fee, where the application is postmarked not later than the first day of July, one hundred fifty-five dollars; where the application is postmarked after the first day of July, but not later than the first day of August, two hundred twenty-five dollars; and where the application is postmarked after the first day of August, four hundred fifty dollars. Notwithstanding section 4741.25 of the Revised Code, the board shall deposit ten dollars of each limited license biennial renewal fee that it collects from instructors, researchers, and diagnosticians into the state treasury to the credit of the veterinarian loan repayment fund.

(9) For an initial registered veterinary technician registration fee on or after the first day of March in an odd-numbered year, thirty-five dollars, and on or after the first day of March in an even-numbered year, twenty-five dollars;

(10) For the biennial renewal registration fee of a registered veterinary technician, where the application is postmarked no later than the first day of March, thirty-five dollars; where the application is postmarked after the first day of March, but no later than the first day of April, forty-five dollars; and where the application is postmarked after the first day of April, sixty dollars;

(11) For a specialist certificate, fifty dollars. The certificate is not subject to renewal.

(12) For the reinstatement of a suspended license, or for reinstatement of a license that has lapsed more than one year, an additional fee of seventy-five dollars;

(13) For examinations offered by the board, a fee, which shall be established by the board, in an amount adequate to cover the expense of procuring, administering, and scoring examinations;

(14) For a provisional veterinary graduate license, one hundred dollars.

(B) For the purposes of divisions (A)(7), (8), and (10) of this section, a date stamp of the office of the board may serve in lieu of a postmark.

Effective Date: 06-30-1999; 10-12-2006