Registered Veterinary Technician Details

Registered Veterinary Technician

General Info - 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.

  • - s

    Approval time

  • $85.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Instructions for applicants are found here.

Apply for the License

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

    Apply Now

  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

    Download Form

Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

  1. 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 - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Agriculture

Contact Information

State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners


Tel: (410) 841-5862 / Fax: (410) 841-5780

Work hours:

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Agriculture the legal authority to issue this approval?