Veterinary Technician Certification Information

The Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) is administered by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards and scores are sent to the two credentialing bodies in Florida:

  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association
  • Florida Veterinary Technician Association

Graduates will make application for certification to the Association of their choosing. See the AAVSB website for testing information and dates.

Renewal of current certification is required every two years with proof of 15 hours of continuing education.

For additional information on renewal in the State of Florida contact:

Florida Veterinary Medical Association
7207 Monetary Drive
Orlando, FL 32809-5724

Florida Veterinary Technician Association
PO Box 924082
Princeton, FL 33092

Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) Pass rates:

  3-Year Cohort July 1, 2016 -
June 30, 2017
July 1, 2015 -
June 30, 2016
July 1, 2014 -
June 30, 2015
Number of eligible first-time candidates  37  8  15  14
Number of first-time candidates that have taken VTNE  32  8  15  9
Annual Pass rate    63%  80%  100%
Three-year pass rate for first-time test takers on the VTNE based on a July 1 to June 30 reporting year (2014-2017) 81%