About Membership Information



You may be eligible for MVMA membership as a Veterinary Technologist if you:

  • Have graduated from a program accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and/or the American Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA/AVMA).

To apply for MVMA membership as a veterinary technologist you must:

  • Complete and submit the Registration Application Form
    • Please note that signatures are required in Boxes J, K, M, R and U.
  • Submit all accompanying documents including:
    • A copy of your diploma
    • A copy of your government-issued photo identification
    • If applicable, you must have your VTNE results sent directly from the AAVSB
    • If applicable, letter(s) of standing sent directly from the issuing jurisdiction(s)
    • If applicable, proof of your current membership with the MVTA
  • Pay your membership dues upon receipt of invoice

Prior to completing the Registration Application Form, please review the types of membership offered by the MVMA to ensure that you are applying for a membership type that meets your anticipated practice of veterinary medicine. MVMA veterinary technologist membership types can be found here.

It typically takes the MVMA two weeks to process a membership application.

Information for those that have graduated from an educational institution that is not accredited by the CVMA or AVMA

Veterinary Technologists who graduated from a Veterinary Technologist program that is not accredited by the CVMA/AVMA may obtain registration with the MVMA if they obtain a PAVE for Veterinary Technicians Certificate of Completion. For more information about the PAVE for Veterinary Technicians pathway, please click here.

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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.


Become an MVMA Member – Learn about the requirements to become a licensed veterinarian or registered veterinary technologist.

Veterinary Medicine – Find out how veterinary medicine impacts the lives of animals.

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