N.Y. EDN. LAW § 6704 : NY Code - Section 6704: Requirements for a professional license as a veterinarian

To
  qualify for a license as a veterinarian, an applicant shall fulfill  the
  following requirements:
    (1) Application: file an application with the department;
    (2) Education: have received an education, including a doctoral degree
  in   veterinary   medicine,   in   accordance  with  the  commissioner's
  regulations;
    (3) Experience: have experience  satisfactory  to  the  board  and  in
  accordance with the commissioner's regulations;
    (4)  Examination: pass an examination satisfactory to the board and in
  accordance with the commissioner's regulations;
    (5) Age: be at least twenty-one years of age;
    (6) Citizenship or immigration status: be a United States  citizen  or
  an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States;
  provided,  however  that  the  board  of  regents  may  grant a one-time
  three-year  waiver  for  a  veterinarian   who   otherwise   meets   the
  requirements  of  this article and who has accepted an offer to practice
  veterinary medicine in a county in the state which  the  department  has
  certified  as having a shortage of qualified applicants to fill existing
  vacancies in veterinary medicine, and provided further that the board of
  regents may grant an extension of such three-year  waiver  of  not  more
  than one year;
    (7)  Character:  be  of  good  moral  character  as  determined by the
  department; and
    (8) Fees: pay a fee of two hundred sixty dollars to the department for
  admission to a department  conducted  examination  and  for  an  initial
  license,   a   fee   of   one   hundred  thirty-five  dollars  for  each
  reexamination, a fee of  one  hundred  thirty  dollars  for  an  initial
  license  for  persons  not requiring admission to a department conducted
  examination, and a fee of two hundred ten  dollars  for  each  triennial
  registration period.