Registration Form
Liability Release Form
ISSS and Visa Information
Document Checklist
Pre-Departure Checklist
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Candidates applying from overseas must meet the criteria for a US visa. It can take up to six weeks for the University of Pennsylvania's Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) to process your visa application.




The ISSS visa processing fee is $160. This fee is subject to change, and there may be additional administrative/processing costs, depending on your country.


Candidates whose native language is not English will also be asked to demonstrate/provide proof of proficiency in English.

Application Process and Admission Requirements

Those wishing to participate in the Visiting Veterinarian program must be graduate veterinarians. (For more information about other continuing education programs, please email us at

Requirements for application/admission include:

•        Diploma or other proof of graduation (document submission)

•        CV/Resume (document submission)

•        Documentation of financial ability (document submission)

•        Proof of medical insurance (document submission)

•        Proof of rabies vaccination (document submission)

•        Proof of liability insurance (document submission)

•        Completion of liability release form (document submission)

•        Completion of online application (registration link)

•        Final Approval by CSAM Department Chair

Upon acceptance into the program and arrival at Penn Vet, the participant agrees to adhere to all policies and dress code guidelines at the Ryan Veterinary Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania.


Please complete the forms below and return them to: