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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
800-992-3862

Florida Veterinary Technician Association
PO Box 924082
Princeton, FL 33092

EFSC Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) Pass Rate July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Number of first-time candidates that have taken VTNE: 29

Number of eligible first-time candidates: 35

Three-year pass rate on VTNE percentage: 82.8%