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 RACE approved 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 Renewal 2022-2023
Currently FVTA certified CVT in good standing wishing to renew for 2022-2023 cycle with membership included.  Available prior to March 1st. 2022 when late fee of $25.00 is added to $75.00 renewal fee.

Certification (late renewal 2022-2023)

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 until March 1, 2022. You must be able to show proof of at least 15 RACE approved CE credits taken during this 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 RACE approved 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 or faxed to 727-444-6117.


Florida Veterinary Technician Association (FVTA)
P.O. Box 11, Odessa, FL 33556
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