Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) Internship Registration 2023-2024

Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) Internship Registration 2023-2024

The Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) Internship Registration 2023-2024 and placement for Animal Health and Veterinary Medicine graduates from 2016-2023 is still on-going.

This is a one year on-job training period during which a graduate will have an opportunity to consolidate his/her knowledge skills and attitude to achieve competence in veterinary practice to enhance the delivery of veterinary services. Veterinary services refer to the governmental, non governmental organizations and private practice that implement animal health, animal production, animal welfare measures and other standards including food safety, trade in animals, animal products and by-products.

The overall objective of the internship programme is to contribute to improved livelihoods and wealth creation through enhanced animal health and production and welfare, safeguarding public health, ensuring food security and safety by provision of accessible and affordable quality veterinary services countrywide.

The specific objectives of the Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) Internship Registration 2023-2024 are:

i. To consolidate and hone interns knowledge, experience and skills in order to achieve competence in delivery of veterinary services

ii. To ensure that animal owners/keepers have access to quality veterinary services

iii. To enhance provision of veterinary services especially in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) areas

iv. To facilitate quality assurance of veterinary services by the Directorate of Veterinary Services and the Kenya Veterinary Board countrywide

v. To facilitate interns in identifying areas of specialization early in their career

Eligibility for Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) Internship Registration 2023-2024

The following are requirements for entry into the program:

i. Evidence of indexing as a veterinary medicine student

ii. Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Certificate from an Institution recognized by the KVB

iii. Passing of a qualifying examination determined by the Board for Veterinary graduates qualified from institutions not recognized by the KVB

iv. Temporary registration certificate from the KVB

v. National Identification Card

vi. Personal Identification Number (PIN) from the Kenya Revenue Authority

vii. Application

viii. Insurance (medical and accident)

ix. Certificate of good conduct

x. Colored passport photographs



1. Download Application Form For Registration of Interns (Form 40)

Ignore sections requiring you to fill host organization and name of supervising veterinary surgeon

2. Download Oath: for Veterinary Surgeons Oath OR for Veterinary Paraprofessionals Oath

3. Fill, Scan, and upload the duly completed Form 40, Oath, copy of Academic certificate and National I.D, upload and send them to or by hand delivery at the KVB Resource Centre for processing.

4) Complete the application process by filling personal details on the online Google application form using the following link: KVB Google Internship Application Form

5) After verification of your documents, you will receive an SMS notification/text indicating approval to make payment of the application fees.

      Application Fees:

  • Veterinary Medicine graduates Kshs 1000,
  • Animal Health and Production graduates (Degree, Diploma and Certificate) Kshs 500

6) An intern certificate with an internship registration number shall be generated and an SMS notification/text informing you to collect the certificate.

7) Collect certificate of registration as an intern from the KVB offices.

For any clarification from KVB, call 0701581718/ 0722305253


After getting the certificate of registration as an intern from KVB, apply to the Director of Veterinary Services (DVS) by filling personal details in an online Google form using the following link: DVS Online Application Form

The date for placement of successful applicants will be communicated through respective email addresses.

Download KVB Internship Guidelines here

For any clarification from the DVS contact Tel: 0208043441 or Email:

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