General Info

Registered Veterinary Technician

Statewide License

The Registered Veterinary Technician license, as issued by the state of Maryland, denotes a higher level of skill, education, and/or experience than those technicians that do not have such a license.

Valid for 3 years Revised 02/25/2015
30-60 days Approval time
$85 Application cost
15-20 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Instructions for applicants are found here.


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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How do I maintain or renew my license?

Maintaining Your License

Renewal after 3 years

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your license

RVTs must complete 24 hours of Continuing Education every three years. No more than 4 hours per year (or 8 hours over three years) may be done online.

License issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Agriculture
mda.maryland.gov

Contact information

State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
Tel: (410) 841-5862 / Fax: (410) 841-5780
Work hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Address: 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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