Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian

Can I immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian?

Yes, You can immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian.  Veterinarians are in high demand in Canada and are on the Canadian NOC List code 3114. If you’re a Vet considering emigrating, Canada wants you.

Qualified Veterinarians are eligible for full Permanent Residency in the Federal Skilled Worker Immigration Program on both a Federal and Provincial Nomination basis.

NOC List Code 3114 Veterinarians

The Canadian National Occupation Classification Codes are a selection of occupations representing the occupations currently in demand in Canada from an Immigration perspective.

It’s sent in consultation with the Department of Labor Relations and is designed to set the roadmap for Canadian Immigration policy over the next few years whereby the Canadian Government have declared their intention to import at least 1,000,000 skilled migrants by 2021.

The NOC Code to Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian covers

animal pathologist

avian veterinarian

companion animal veterinarian

equine veterinarian

farm veterinarian

food animal veterinarian

laboratory animal veterinarian

poultry veterinarian

preventive medicine veterinarian

small animal veterinarian

small animal veterinary specialist


veterinarian practitioner

veterinary anatomist

veterinary bacteriologist

veterinary dentist

veterinary epidemiologist

veterinary inspector

veterinary internist

veterinary laboratory diagnostician

veterinary microbiologist

veterinary parasitologist

veterinary pathologist

veterinary pharmacologist

veterinary physiologist

veterinary radiologist

veterinary surgeon

veterinary virologist

zoo veterinarian

Veterinarians under these codes are employed across a variety of professional environments including but not limited to private practice or may be employed by animal clinics, farms, laboratories, government or industry.

Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian with Emigrate Canada

We love to chat all things Canadian Immigration and our friendly expert Canadian Immigration specialists are uniquely positioned to assist with your emigration to Canada. Let us design your bespoke Migration, Recruitment & Resettlement pathway today, with no obligation.

Emigrate Canada don’t use any fancy one size fits all computer programs when it comes to assessing your eligibility to immigrate to Canada as a veterinarian.

Every assessment is hand reviewed by an industry specialist with significant experience in veterinarian migration.

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Salary once you Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian

The average salary for Veterinarians in Canada ranges from $70,000 to $145,000 and can increase depending on experience and expertise.

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Minimum qualifications required to immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian

To immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian you’ll already need to be a licensed Veterinarian in your home country. Additionally, to immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian you’ll need to demonstrate that you’re qualified to the same level as someone qualified and working as a Veterinarian in Canada.

To accurately assess your equivalency it’s important to first take a deep dive into the specifics of how Canada assesses internationally qualified Veterinarians against their internal benchmarks in a Country of distinct provinces.

How to Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian Stage One

As an internationally qualified Veterinarian looking to immigrate to Canada your first task is going to be securing your license and registration from the Canadian College of Veterinarians in the province you are wanting to work in.

If you are qualified as a veterinarian in another country you must have a Certificate of Qualifications from the National Examining Board (NEB) before you are eligible to apply for registration by the BCVMA.

National Examining Board (NEB) examinations
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

Apply for Citizenship and Dual Nationality after four years

Enjoy protection under Canadian law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

How will I be selected to Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian

The CIC draws the top candidates from the Express Entry pool and issues them an Invitation to Apply based on how many Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points they have obtained.

A perfect Comprehensive Ranking Score is 1200. An offer of arranged employment in Canada or a provincial nomination certificate is worth an amazing 600 points.

This means our Veterinarian Immigration experts at Emigrate Canada and our designated ICCRC / Lawyers need to work closely with you to maximize your overall CRS score.

Should you score over the required points on your Express Entry CRS then there is a very good chance you’ll be able to Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian without a Job Offer or Provincial Nomination.

Should you score less than the required points our Veterinarian Immigration experts at Emigrate Canada will be looking to secure Provincial Nomination for you in the first instance as well as working closely with you to secure a Job Offer in Canada as a Veterinarian.

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Do I need a job offer to Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian?

It is possible to Immigrate to Canada as a Veterinarian with Emigrate Canada in three ways:

1. Directly through Express Entry
2. With a Job Offer
3. With Provincial Nomination

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 22 reviews
 by Jaafar harb

I am a vet, I am employee working at agriculture ministry, married have three children .

 by Dr Bashini Ruwandima
To job offer

I am veterinarian doctor in Srilanka age 29
If I get good job offer I would like to work in Canada
Thank you

 by Kalyani Lothe

I am a veterinary Pathologist and would love to work in canada as veterinary pathologist as well as physician as I am working as veterinary officer here in India.

 by Dr. Sufian Abdo
Immigrate to canada as veterinarian

Dear sir.
Iam Dr. Sufian Abdo. From Ethiopia that i want to work as veterinarian in canada. So help me if you can
Thank you

 by basil
Docotr in veterinary medicine

My name is basil and am 27 years old
Am single,no kids. Am a workaholic and not only in the vet field.
Before I started my study in veterinary school I wanted to live and work abroad and specially in canada.
My uncle lives almost 20 years in canda married and have 2 kids

 by Lamiae Mezrour
émigrartion au Canada

Je suis vétérinaire sanitaire mandaté au Maroc, passionnée par les chevaux et pratiquante dans le domaine équin, je veux bien émigrée à Canada pour évoluer ma profession et perfectionner mes acquis.

 by Hasriansyah Idris
Review Veterinarian

I am a veterinarian, graduated from IPB University, well known UNIVERSITY in Indonesia in year 1984 and magister management in agribusiness with very satisfactory GPA 3.65, garduated from University of North Sumatera in year 2002. I am a former head of livestock and slaughter house services in Medan City. Former Head Regency of Livestock and Plantation Services, ones of Batu Bara Regency Government Services since year 2010 till year 2019. Having Clinical experiences as a veterinary surgeon in veterinary medicine pratice for pet animal about 18 years in the capitol of North Sumatera Province, Medan City. Having Clinical experiences as field level as a veterinary public health and meat inspection in Batu Bara Regency since year 2010 till year 2019. as a responsible veterinarian in a private poultry slaughterhouse in Medan City since year 1992 till now. Self employed in private veterinary medicine practitioner in Medan City,

 by Bontu Ararsa
with job offer

Thank you for the information it was very useful

 by Dr Mridul Kumar Phukan
Wants to immigrant to Canada as veterinarian

Iam a registered Indian veterinarian working in State Government Departments with 20 years experience.

 by dennis

am a vet doctor, am interested in working in canada.

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