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STUDENT MEMBERSHIP:

  • Free to students enrolled in an CVMA/AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology/ Animal Health Technology program
  • September 1 - August 31 membership year
  • Must transfer to Provisional or Active membership once graduated and working in a clinic
  • Has 6 months from VTNE writing to register as an active member if not working in a clinic setting.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

You MUST be a registered student member if you will be volunteering in a clinic or spay neuter clinic, doing a practicum or representing yourself in any way as a Vet Tech Student while learning Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan (even if you are frim another province).

AFTER GRADUATION:
Figuring out how to become a registered member can be confusing, so the SAVT is here to help you along the way.


NOT WORKING?
If you are not working in a clinic, you must register within 6 months of writing the VTNE.
You will be subject to an Executive Interview/ administration fee, if there has been a break in your membership or longer than 6 months from graduation.

MOVING TO ANOTHER PROVINCE?
Please contact each association directly. Click here for contact information.

WORKING?
Please apply for Provisional Membership registration:

Provisional Membership

  • Must have graduated from a CVMA/AVMA accredited Animal Health Technology/Veterinary Technology program in present year.
  • Is pending the writing of; or confirmation of results of, the national exam as approved by the SVMA (Currently the VTNE)
  • Requires documents to upload:
    • official transcript directly sent from school or copy of your diploma signed by SVMA member/notary public
    • Copy of VTNE confirmation receipt (please save full email as a pdf)
  • membership fee (your membership is pro-rated this year)
  • You must update your provisional membership quarterly (deadline of each VTNE sitting).
  • You must renew the payment of your provisional membership yearly by December 31st!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

IF YOU ARE WORKING AS A VETERINARY TECHNOLOGIST, YOU MUST BE REGISTERED WITH SAVT AS A PROVISIONAL OR ACTIVE MEMBER (Student membership expires August 30th)!

VTNE:
(More information on the VTNE can be found using the link to your left)

  • In Saskatchewan you have 3 attempts, (however, you may have up to 5 with SAVT Board approval) to be successful on the VTNE.
  • Study hard!
  • Please contact SAVT for helpful links and suggestions for passing the VTNE.

Once your VTNE results have been returned to you:

If you have PASSED: Congratulations!!

  • If you are registered as a Provisional Member, please submit your VTNE letter to the office to transfer your Provisional Membership to a Full Active membership (no charge).

If you have NOT PASSED:

  • Inform SAVT and sign up to re-write at the next consecutive sitting.

Please click here for commonly asked student questions.