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 a signature is required in Box T.
  • Submit all accompanying documents including:
    • A copy of your Diploma
    • A copy of your Government-issued photo identification (passport, driver’s license)
    • Proof of entitlement to work in Canada (Canadian Passport/Canadian Citizenship Card/Canadian Permanent Resident Card/Canadian Work Permit/Canadian Birth Certificate)
    • 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)
    • Pay your membership dues upon receipt of invoice

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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