Requirements

General Membership:
Veterinary Assistants (Non-Credentialed)
Approved Veterinary Assistants
Veterinary Technicians (Non-Credentialed)
For a 1-Year General Membership as described above you must upload proof of employment by a licensed or license-exempt veterinarian or by an organization providing direct supervision by a graduate licensed or license-exempt veterinarian.
Certification (CVT) including General Membership: 
AVMA-accredited veterinary technician graduate (Credentialed)
For initial certification the following documents must be provided with application:
-Proof of passing the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE)
-College diploma from an AVMA-accredited Veterinary Technology Program
-For certification renewal, you are required to maintain at least 20 hours of continuing education bi-annually and are subject to random   audits. 
Certification (CVT) via Reciprocity/transfers from other states:
For initial certification the following documents must be provided with application:
-Proof of passing the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE)
-Copy of CURRENT license, registration or certification from transfer state.
- For certification renewal, you are required to maintain at least 20 hours of continuing education bi-annually and are subject to
  random audits.
Student General Membership:
Student membership applicant should be enrolled in an accredited Veterinary Technology or Veterinary Assistant program.
 

Executive Board Positions
1. Only voting members in good standing may hold office.
Voting members are those who:
– Have been approved by the Communications secretary for membership
– Have been members in good standing for three months.
– Have paid dues in full, on time
2. Nominees for the position of President and Vice-President must have served previously in a two-year term on the Executive Board.

Committee Chair Positions
Committee Chair positions are via Presidential appointment.