Safeguarding the people and animals of Idaho

Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine

2230 Old Penitentiary Road
P.O. Box 7249
Boise, ID 83707
Phone: (208) 332-8588
Fax: (208) 332-8645

Idaho State Veterinarian

Dr. Bill Barton
P.O. Box 7249
Boise, ID 83707
Phone: (208) 332-8540

Certified Veterinary Technicians Home

Minimum Qualifications for Certification

All applicants for certification as a veterinary technician must be eighteen (18) years of age or older, have passed the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) or other national examination(s) approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards, and have a passing score of at least ninety percent (90%) correct on the Idaho Veterinary Technician Jurisprudence Examination.

Documentation of Education required is as follows:

Be a graduate of an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited program in veterinary technology, or an equivalent program approved by the Board. Graduates with a veterinary degree (DVM or VMD) accredited by the AVMA or a Board-approved foreign veterinary graduate program are also eligible for certification.

April 12, 2019