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700 Fox Chase Road
Jenkintown PA 19046
(215) 885 2360


VTNE Information


Information about the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) and Licensure in Pennsylvania

The computer-based VTNE is offered at registered Prometric testing centers throughout the United States and Canada. The exam will be available during three one-month-long windows. Applicants may take the exam during each of the three windows. Once the application to take the exam is completed, the student will be given a date, time and a center location to sit for the exam. See below for testing times and application deadlines. After passing the VTNE, the student will apply for licensure from the Pennsylvania State Board of Veterinary Medicine (see below for details).

Veterinary Technician
National Exam (VTNE)

Summer Exam
(for May completion and Graduation)

Fall Exam
(for Aug. completion)

Spring Exam
(for Dec. completion)

VTNE Testing Window

July 15 to
August 15

November 15 to December 15

March 1 to
March 31

VTNE Application Deadline:
The student completes on-line application to take the exam: www.aavsb.org,  Phone: 877-698-8482 and completes “Request for Transcript” form in the Registrar‘s Office. Fees for transcripts: $5 (1week delivery) $15 (next day).

June 15

October 15

February 1

VTNE Application:
The Registrar sends official transcripts to the AAVSB by deadline: (Transcripts MUST include program completion date and the degree awarded).

May 30

September 30

January  14

REGISTRAR: Transcripts must be postmarked by the deadline (above) and sent to:
             VTNE Program, American Association of Veterinary State Boards,
             380 West 22nd Street, Suite 101, Kansas City, MO  64108 
             Phone: 877-698-8482, Fax: 816-931-1604, E-mail: vettech@aavsb.org
             Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/aavsb, Twitter: https://twitter.com/aavsb

             Address questions to:
             Carol Sparrow, VTNE & PAVE Program Assistant
             1-816-931-1504 ext. 228, 1-877-698-8482 ext. 228
             Email:  csparrow@aavsb.org

Pennsylvania Licensure

Application for a PA License:
 1. Student downloads application for PA License from www.dos.state.pa.us/vet and completes it. Student gives completed “Verification of Graduation” form to Manor’s Registrar (NOT the Dean of Academic Affairs) and mails the other portion of the application directly to the Pennsylvania Board of Veterinary Medicine (See below for address).

2. Registrar sends Verification Form to the PA State Board of Veterinary Medicine within two (2) weeks of receipt. Registrar enters date of Program-completion and degree earned on Endorsement form.






Within two weeks of receipt.






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Within two weeks of receipt.

REGISTRAR: Verification of Graduation Forms should be mailed to:
         Pennsylvania State Board of Veterinary Medicine
         2601 North 3rd Street, PO box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649,
         Phone: 717-783-7134, Fax: 717-787-7769, E-mail: st-veterinary@state.pa.us


Graduate 3-Year VTNE Performance Data

Total July 1 2013-
June 30, 2016

Number of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE


Number of eligible first-time candidates


Three-Year pass Percentage on VTNE


Three-Year National pass Percentage on VTNE