Permit to Practice
VPEs in Alberta can be owned by registered unrestricted individual veterinarian(s) or a corporation. If any of the owners of the VPE is a corporation, the corporation requires a Permit to Practice. The Veterinary Profession Act of Alberta specifies the conditions that must be met in order for a corporation to become a registered permit holder of a VPE in Alberta.
- Sole Proprietorship - one or more registered unrestricted veterinarians can own a VPE.
- Permit to Practice for a Corporation – any corporation participating in the ownership of a VPE (in whole or in part) must have a permit. A corporation within a corporation requires a separate permit.
Click on the form below to apply online.
Please note : A copy of the “Certificate of Incorporation” and Shareholder Register from an Alberta Registrar of Corporations must be submitted with your Permit to Practice application.
To search for a Registry near you go to Government of Alberta - Find a registry agent