Online Application

 Certification is the next step in your career as a veterinary technician.
We encourage all technicians that have graduated from an accredited program to obtain their certification with their state associations or governing body. Currently, in the state of Florida certification is optional. The FVTA is recognized by the AAVSB as a credentialing body for veterinary technicians in the state of Florida.  Certification with the FVTA is on a 2 year cycle. The FVTA requires 15 CE credits every 2 years for certification renewal.

New Graduate Certification 
A new graduate is defined as having successfully completed the Veterinary Technician National Exam within a year of their graduation.  Apply under Recent Graduate Application tab on the left navigation bar.

Certification (late renewal 2016-2017) 
Late renewal is defined as someone who is already certified through the FVTA however, their current 2 year cycle has not been renewed during the grace period. You must be able to show proof of at least 15 CE credits taken during this 2 year cycle.

Certification (renewal 2018-2019)
Renewal is defined as someone who is already certified through the FVTA and their 2 year cycle is ending in the current year. You must be able to show proof of at least 15 CE credits taken during the 2 year cycle.

Amnesty Renewal Program
Offered to veterinary technicians whose certification may have lapsed. Requirements include: complete CE form for each certification cycle missed (each 2 year cycle requires 15 CEs). Complete application must include CE form and a letter of recommendation from a currently credentialed Florida CVT or DVM to be processed. If you have NOT previously certified with FVTA you must also include VTNE test score, college transcripts, and proof of original certification.

New Certification for the State of Florida
This application is for the technician that is currently credentialed through another state or agency, and wishes to become credentialed in Florida through the FVTA. Proof of current credential(s), VTNE scores, and full transcripts from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program must be submitted for this application to be processed. Documents may be emailed to certification@thefvta.net or faxed to 727-444-6117.


 


Florida Veterinary Technician Association (FVTA)
P.O. Box 924082, Princeton, FL 33092
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