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How to Become a Licensed Veterinary Technician in VA 

Complete the VA Board of Veterinary Medicine's application to practice as a Veterinary Technician in VA

Click on the link below to access the BVM application:

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Submit the Form by Mail, Fax, or Email to the Board of Veterinary Medicine along with One of Two Options:

I. Examination (Passage of the VTNE) along with the following:
  • Transcript from an AVMA accredited program of Veterinary  Technology or CVMA conferring program 
  • Examination scores (contact the American Assocation of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) by clicking here to release VTNE scores to VA. If exam was taken through VTNE in VA, a request for score transfer is not required)
  • Verification of any veterinary technology licenses, certifications or registrations ever held, including expired, in another jurisdiction of the U.S. or its territories and District of Columbia

II. Endorsement (hold a license, certification or registration in another jurisdiction of the U.S. or its territories and District of Columbia) along with the following:
  • Transcript from an AVMA accredited program of Veterinary Technology or CVMA conferring program OR National examination scores from AAVSB. If exam taken through VTNE in VA, a request for score transfer is not required
  • Verification of any veterinary technology licenses, certifications, or registrations ever held, including expired, in another jurisdiction of the U.S. or its territories and District of Columbia
  • Written documentation of clinical practice as a veterinary technician for at least 2 of the past 4 years immediately preceding the application. Your active practice may be verified on the Board's optional Employment Verification Form or company letterhead

    Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine

    9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
    Henrico, VA 23233-1463

    vetbd@dhp.virginia.gov
    Phone: (804)367-4497
    Fax: (804)527-4471

    Click on the links below to visit two of the nation's best Veterinary Technology Programs:

    BRCC

    NVCC


    Information about the VTNE: 

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                            CALL OR FAX US
                            Phone: 804-346-2611
                            Fax: 804-346-2655

                                 Address:
                                 3801 Westerre Parkway
                                 Suite D
                                 Henrico, VA 23233

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