Veterinarian Renewal

Welcome to the MVMA July 1 to June 30 Veterinarian Membership Renewal!


Step 1- Complete the online renewal form located on the new online system

Please log into your account at with your email address.

Please note that you may be required to validate your account. This is common online security measure. A validation code will be sent directly to your email within 5 minutes, and you will be required to provide this code on the login screen. (See Picture A to the right)

Once logged in, please proceed to complete the online Renewal.

Step A. Click on the renewal tab for the type of membership that you want for the upcoming practice year. (See Picture B to the right)

You will note that you can obtain membership for:

  1. General Veterinarian Member- General Veterinarian Members are permitted to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine within the meaning of the Act and MVMA By-laws.
  2. Public Veterinarian Member– Public Veterinarian Members are permitted to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine within the meaning of the Act and MVMA By-laws solely under the employment of the federal or provincial government.
  3. Non-Practicing/Retired Member- Non-Practicing / Retired Veterinarian Members are NOT permitted to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine within the meaning of the Act and MVMA By-laws. These members are still eligible to receive member communications and benefits and vote at the Annual General Meeting.
  4. Lapsed Member-Lapsed persons are NOT permitted to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine within the meaning of the Act and MVMA By-laws and are no longer members of the MVMA.

Step B- Complete the Renewal Forms

The forms are listed across the top of the page and consist of different steps depending on what type of renewal you complete.

For those that renew in a practicing category (General Veterinarian Member and Public Veterinarian Member), please note that you will need to have the following information:

  1. Professional Liability Insurance information, including the:
  • Policy Name
  • Policy Number
  • Expiration date

If you obtain Professional Liability Insurance through your employer, please ensure you obtain this information from your employer prior to renewing.

2. Information about other Canadian jurisdictions where you have held a licence since January 1, 2023, including your licence/membership number and expiry date.

Updating Information

If you notice any information on your profile (that you are not able to edit) that is not correct, please contact the MVMA office:

  • Via email: – Please put “Renewal” in the subject line as these will be prioritized
  • Via telephone: 204-832-1276 ext 4

Tips and Tricks

When updating information, you will notice that many times you need to “add” updated information. If you ultimately decide you do not need to provide updated information, or you click this field in error, please note that you must click on the “trash can” icon to clear the information. You will not be able to proceed if you leave this information incomplete. (See Picture C)

If you are required to provide your date of birth, you need to click on the date on the calendar function.

Picture A- Validation Page

Account Validation Screen

Picture B- Renewal Tabs

Picture C- Trash Can

Step 2) Pay the renewal fee

2024/2025 Fees are available to view here.

Your invoice will be displayed and available for download once you have completed the online renewal form.

You may pay your renewal fee by:

  • Online Payment

Online payment can be made in the last step of your online renewal. Once the payment has been confirmed, you will have instant access to your receipt.

  • Physical Cheque

To pay by physical cheque, select Close on the renewal:

Submit your check, payable to the “Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association” to the MVMA office at:

Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association

1590 Inkster Blvd

Winnipeg, Manitoba  R2X 2W4

Attention: Jo-Anne Holod

If you are submitting fees for more than one member, please complete and return the following form with the cheque:

Cheque Submission Form (PDF)

Cheque Submission Form (MS Word)

Late Fees

Failure to submit fees by May 31st shall result in a late renewal fee of $95.00 (plus GST) levied against the member in addition to the outstanding fees. Fees paid after June 30th of this year will be charged both the late renewal fee $95.00 (plus GST) and a reinstatement fee of $120.00 (plus GST) totalling $215.00 (plus GST).  A lapse of membership for non-payment of fees will result in ineligibility for registration and consequent loss of license to practice.

Step 3) Access your Permit and Tax Receipt

Upon receipt and processing of your payment, your official tax receipt and Licence and/or Registration certificate will be available on your online member portal. This will be available for view and download at anytime during the year.

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Mission: To protect the public through the regulation of veterinary medicine, to support our members and to promote the profession in Manitoba.

Vision: A sustainable veterinary community working together to prioritize the health and welfare of animals, people and the environment.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement: The MVMA is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion across gender identity, ethnicity, religion, age, neurodiversity, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, and marital status. The MVMA membership is multicultural and we value multiple approaches and different points of view in a safe, positive and collaborative environment.


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